The Memphis volleyball team saw its nine-match winning streak come to an end as it fell to Houston, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at the Athletics/Alumni Center in Houston, Texas.
W. Volleyball - The victory marks the first time the Tigers have won a conference opener since 2008. The Blue and Gray climb to 11-4 while the Green Wave falls to 2-11.
The Memphis volleyball team travels to New Orleans on Friday and Houston on Sunday to open American Athletic Conference play against Tulane and Houston.
Wright was named the tournament MVP after notching 3.82 kills/set and a .423 hitting percentage on the weekend.
Senior Lauren Wright was named as the tournament MVP while Oluchi Agomuo and Veronica Zimmerman were named to the All-Tournament team.
The Tigers improve to 8-4 on the season while Mercer falls to 3-7 and UT moves to 5-7. The six-match winning streak ties the longest such streak under Memphis head coach April Jauregui.
. The Tigers are looking to build on their four-match winning-streak against Mercer, Tennessee, Montana State and Austin Peay before starting conference play next week.
Memphis volleyball senior Aleksandra Petronijevic garnered several weekly awards after her record-setting performance against Mississippi State on Friday
The Memphis volleyball team won two-matches in straight-sets to bring the Maroon Classic crown back to Memphis.
The Tigers improve to 4-4 on the season while the Bulldogs fall to 2-7 in its second match of the Maroon Classic at the Newell-Grissom Building in Starkville, 25-16, 19-25, 25-15, 23-25, 15-9.
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The Tigers (3-4) were aided by five blocks and seven aces on their way to the third win on the season while the Colonels fall to 3-4.
The Tigers are looking to improve on a 2-4 start after dropping a pair of five-set decisions at home to Ole Miss and Arkansas State.