Senior Aleksandra Petronijevic set the program's all-time dig mark in the Memphis volleyball team's thrilling five-set win against Mississippi State
The Memphis volleyball team travels to the Bulldog Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
The Tigers improve to 2-3 on the season and look to climb to the .500 mark this evening as they take on Arkansas State to conclude the tournament at 7 p.m.
. The Tigers fall to 1-3 on the season while Ole Miss remains a perfect 5-0 despite a double-digit kill effort from Kate Gibson, Catlin Lilly, Alexis Wesley and Lauren Wright.
The Memphis Tigers volleyball team welcomes Ole Miss, Tennessee Martin and Arkansas State to the Elma Roane Fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday for the Memphis Invitational.
Watch highlights of the Tiger volleyball team's annual Blue & Gray preseason scrimmage and hear from head coach April Jauregui as she talks about her outlook on the upcoming season.
Appeared in 24 matches, starting 19 ... Ranked among the conference statistical leaders in kills (8th) and points (10th) ... Second on team with 308.5 points ... Also second on squad with 283 kills ... Led the Tigers with a 3.1 kills-per-set average ... Posted 161 digs (1.77 per set) and 36 total blocks ... Earned American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week honors Sept. 3 after her season-opening performance at the Belmont Invitational ... In the tournament's three matches, recorded 46 kills and 35 digs, including two double-doubles vs. Belmont (15 kills-18 digs) and Miami, Ohio (16-10) ... The 18 digs against Belmont (Aug. 30) -- her first collegiate match -- were a season high ... Had a season-best 24 kills against Cincinnati )(Sept. 29) ... Recorded a season-high five total blocks vs. USF (Nov. 29).
Prior to Memphis
Lettered all four years for head coach John Breeding at New Albany High School ... Two-time Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association (ICGSA) All-State first team selection her junior and senior seasons ... Two-time ICGSA All-Star Match participant ... Two-time News and Tribune All-Area Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 ... Also named to the News and Tribune All-Area first team both seasons ... ... Selected to the All-Hoosier Hills Conference first team in 2011 and 2012 ... Registered 272 kills (4.31 per set) and a .339 attack rate her senior campaign ... Club team finished in the top-five at the AAU Championships from 2009-13.
Daughter of Pat and Sarah Lilly...An accounting major.