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 Memphis volleyball team wrapped up its fall camp with the Blue/Gray scrimmage at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse Friday evening with the Blue team taking 3-of-5 games.
The Memphis volleyball team is set to tip off the 2014 campaign as it hosts FanFest on Friday evening at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.
Highlighting today's feature are liberos Aleksandra Petronijevic, Lindsey Purvis and defensive specialist Kendall Seering.
Tigers prepping for second season in American Athletic Conference.
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.
Redshirt Sophomore (2013): Appeared in 30 matches and made eight starts as a redshirt sophomore ... Ranked among the conference statistical leaders in service aces (12th) ... Played in 91 sets and totaled 193 digs (2.12 per set) and 21 service aces ... The 21 aces were tied for third on the squad ... Posted double-digit digs nine times ... Recorded a season-best 20 digs vs. Tennessee State (Oct. 15) ... Had 19 digs and one service ace the regular-season finale win over USF (Nov. 29) ... Served a season-best four aces against UConn (Oct. 20).
Freshman/Sophomore (2011-12 at Middle Tennessee): As a sophomore in 2012, saw action in only five sets before being shut down for medical reasons the remainder of the season ... As a freshman in 2011, played in 92 sets ... Totaled 133 digs (1.45 per set) ... Recorded five or more digs in 17 matches ... Added 20 service aces ... Collected her first collegiate service ace at Arkansas ... Had three aces and six digs in a win at Florida Atlantic ... Posted a season-high 10 digs in a three-set sweep over FIU ... Recorded two aces and nine digs in the win at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Prior to Middle Tennessee: Four-year letterwinner for Carla Anderton at Briarcrest ... Named all-state her junior and senior seasons ... Named a Commercial Appeal "Best of Preps" finalist as a senior ... Holds school digs records for a set (20), match (50) and season (901).
Personal: Daughter of Keith and Vickie Purvis ... Birthday is Oct. 8 ... A health and human performance-exercise and sport science major.