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Caitlin Rainbird (8) and Rachel Giubilato (12) will lead the 2007 Mustangs as the season opens this Friday night.
Lindsey Perkins
Caitlin Rainbird (8) and Rachel Giubilato (12) will lead the 2007 Mustangs as the season opens this Friday night.

Caitlin Rainbird (8) and Rachel Giubilato (12) will lead the 2007 Mustangs as the season opens this Friday night. (Lindsey Perkins)

Seniors Caitlin Rainbird and Rachel Giubilato will be co-captains for the 2007 SMU volleyball season. Head coach Lisa Seifert announced that the two seniors will lead the Mustangs on Wednesday.

Both Rainbird and Giubilato have inked their names in the SMU record books. Rainbird ranks sixth in career digs and seventh in career points during her time at SMU.

Giubilato is fifth in career kills and seventh in career digs. Also, Giubilato experienced a record year last season when she set Mustangs’ records for kills, 568, and kills per game, 4.66.

Rainbird was also a team captain for the 2006 Mustangs as a junior.

The Mustangs will open the season at the SMU Invitational this weekend. The first match is Friday against Western Carolina State at 7 p.m. at Moody Coliseum.

SMU will continue the Invitational on Saturday with two games. The first against McNeese State at 1 p.m. and the second at 7 p.m. against Eastern Illinois.

The Mustangs will finsish their August schedule in Lubbock against Lamar.

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