Jordan Bostic is a defensive specialist for the 2007 NMSU Aggies volleyball team. Jordan was second on the team in both digs (311) and digs per game (2.47) and was named to the academic All-WAC team in 2006 with a GPA of 4.0. Jordan will be a senior in the fall and is majoring in Journalism/Mass Communication and she'll be filing entries in the Aggie Volleyball Diary throughout the 2007 season, giving fans a taste of life on the volleyball team.
One weekend into the season, and we are 4-0! That's what I'm talking about! I'll be honest, it wasn't always pretty, but a win is a win, and we got four of them. Can't complain, that's for sure.
Those of you that have been following our team for the past couple of years, you will notice that we look a little different than prior seasons. This weekend at Northern Arizona, we bounced back and forth between two different offenses. The traditional offense we have been running for the past years is known as a 5-1, which means only using one setter who played for all six rotations. Now, we are also sometimes using a 6-2 offense where there are two setters who each play only the three back row rotations.
Why would we change our offense? Well, the 6-2 certainly has benefits. Since our setters aren't that big of blockers (Brynja Rogers is about 5'9 and Alyssa Gintant is about 5'10), the 6-2 lets us substitute better blockers for them when they get to the front row. Against some of the very, very tall teams we are about to face (Texas, Louisville, Duke, Nebraska), having a large block could be very critical. Continue Reading This Post >>