By: By Mark Leopold, Xavier Athletics Communications
PROVIDENCE, RI – Xavier (3-3 BIG EAST) touched down in Providence for a match against the Friars (0-6 BIG EAST) on Friday at 6:00 pm ET. Following the match, the team will travel to Omaha to take on Creighton (6-0 BIG EAST) on Sunday at 2:00 pm ET.
Xavier has dominated Providence in their all-time series, having won 10 of 11 meetings. However, the BIG EAST powerhouse of Creighton has stymied the Musketeers, as Xavier has yet to record a victory against the Jays. Ever the fighters, in Xavier's last trip to Omaha, the Musketeers forced Creighton to beat them in five sets for the first time in the last 13 meetings.