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Hello American Athletic Conference: We Are Memphis Volleyball


July 11, 2013

Hello American Athletic Conference, We Are Memphis:

On July 1, the University of Memphis officially became a member of the American Athletic Conference. Beginning July 8, GoTigersGo.com brings a daily introduction of each sport at the University of Memphis to the American Athletic Conference. The sport schedule is below with links to previously featured programs. 

FB - July 8

VB - July 11 Rifle - July 16 MBB - July 19 SFB - July 24

WSoc - July 9

MSoc - July 12 WBB - July 17 WTen - July 22 MTen - July 25

MGolf - July 10

WGolf - July 15 T&F - July 18 BSB - July 23 University - July 26

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Academic All-Americans

The Memphis volleyball program has seen two student-athletes earn CoSIDA Academic All-American honors, including current head coach April Jauregui. Formerly April Harriman, she earned Academic All-American honors in 2000 while Heather Watts was an Academic All-American selection in  2003 and 2004.
Current coach April (Harriman) Jauregui seen in a game during the 2000 season
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Players in 1,000 Kill Club

Two members of the 2012 roster increased the number to 22 players in program history to reach 1,000 kills in their respective careers. 
Monique Swaby (1992-95) held the program record for career kills with 1,789 until Altrese Hawkins passed it in 2012.
1,806 

Altrese Hawkins' Program Record for Kills

Altrese Hawkins made the 2012 season a memorable one as she ascended to the top of the record books for career kills with 1,806.  
Altrese Hawkins broke the school record for kills on November 9 at Southern Miss
830-642 

Volleyball Set for 33rd Season

The Tigers start their 33rd season of volleyball with an all-time record of 830-642. 
The Tigers home court at Elma Roane Fieldhouse
1994 

NCAA Tournament Appearance

The Tigers last NCAA Tournament Appearance came in 1994. The 1994 squad posted a mark of 27-8 and was unbeaten in conference play and won a school-record 20 straight matches.
The 1994 Memphis Volleyball team that posted 27-8 record
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