The Tigers fall to 11-5 and 1-1 in American Conference action while the Cougars improve to 9-5 and 1-1 in conference play.
The Memphis women's volleyball team made waves on Friday evening as it picked up its ninth-straight victory, winning a three-set (25-23, 25-13, 25-15) match with Tulane at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans to open up American Conference play.
The Tigers go into the weekend riding an eight-match winning streak, the longest streak since 2004 and lengthiest run under head coach April Jauregui.
Memphis' Lauren Wright was named to the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll after her performance this weekend at the Dish Lady Vol Classic in Knoxville.
The Memphis volleyball team picked up its seventh and eighth consecutive victories on Saturday at the DISH Lady Vol Classic on Saturday over Montana State and Austin Peay.
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.
Pictures from Memphis' match against Eastern Michigan on August 25, 2012.
Earned All-American Athletic Conference second team honors ... Started all 28 matches in which she played ... Ranked among conference statistical leaders in hitting percentage (9th), kills (12th), service aces (19th) and points (7th) ... Led the squad with 408.5 points, 325 kills and a .261 hitting percentage ... Second on the team with 2.95 kills per set ... Also second on the squad with 102 total blocks and 23 service aces ... Set career highs for kills (21 vs. Western Carolina Sept. 6), digs (8 vs. Western Carolina Sept. 6) and total blocks (9 vs. Tennessee State Oct. 15) ... Named to the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team after posting 39 kills in the tournament's three matches.
Finished 16th in C-USA with a .261 hitting percentage ... Helped Memphis to a .240 hitting percentage, the fourth-highest mark in program history ... Fourth on the team with 235 kills (2.04 per set) ... Saw significant playing time early, starting all four matches in the season-opening Memphis Invitational ... Downed 36 kills and had a .276 hitting percentage in the Memphis Invitational ... Set a season-high with a .400 attack percentage in a 3-1 win over SEMO ... Totaled nine block assists in the tournament ... Started all 12 sets in the University of San Francisco Asics/Powerade Challenge ... Set a season-high with five total blocks against San Francisco ... Downed four kills and had two blocks in the Saluki Invitational championship game ... Registered 23 kills in 10 sets in helping Memphis win the UNC Greensboro Spartan Spiketacular crown ... Hit .636 with seven kills in 3-0 victory over Howard ... Tallied nine and seven kills, respectively, in back-to-back, straight-set wins over East Carolina and Marshall ... Had six kills and one service ace in a 3-0 win over Tulane ... Set season highs for digs (4) and service aces (2) vs. Southern Miss ... Had five kills, one service ace, four digs and four blocks in five-set win over SMU ... Downed a season-high 14 kills in a win at UCF.
Prior to Memphis
At Rowlett High School