Memphis volleyball seniors Lauren Wright and Aleksandra Petronijevic were honored on Monday by the American Athletic Conference for their performances this past weekend.
Senior Lauren Wright recorded her 1,000th-career kill in the second set and finished with a season-best 14 kills in a three-set match.
Freshman Oluchi Agomuo recorded a season-best performance with 19 kills while senior Lauren Wright moved within three kills of surpassing the 1,000 kill plateau
The Tigers look to have a full house on Friday night when it welcomes UCF for 90's night at the Fieldhouse. The first 75 fans will receive a scrunchie. On Sunday, fans are encouraged to wear pink as Memphis holds its annual Breast Cancer Awareness game against USF.
Freshmen Oluchi Agomuo and Kate Gibson recorded 14 and 15 kills, respectively, to lead the offensive attack for the Tigers.
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.
The Memphis women's volleyball team opened up its preseason camp on Wednesday; take a look at a few highlights from the first practice of the 2012 season and listen to what head coach April Jauregui and sophomore libero Aleksandra Petronijevic have to say about opening day.
Only Tiger to play in all 126 sets ... Started all 32 matches at libero ... Finished 2013 in the No. 3 spot on the Tigers all-time digs chart (1,618) ... Trails only Christen Clayton (1,812 digs) and Christine Bach (1,791) ... Set the program's season digs record (645), surpassing Christen Clayton's mark of 641 set in 2006 ... Joins Clayton as the onyl two players in program history to register 600 or more digs in a season ...Set the program's single-match digs record (38) vs. UCF (Nov. 27), breaking Christine Bach's mark of 37 set Sept. 5, 2008, against IUPUI ... Led the American Athletic Conference and was 28th in the nation in digs ... Also ranked among the conference statistical leaders in service aces (10th) ... Had 17 matches with 20 or more digs, including over 30 digs on five times (38 vs. UCF Nov. 27; 33 vs. Evansville Sept. 14; 31 vs. Cincinnati Sept. 29; 31 vs. Tennessee State and Oct. 15; 30 vs. Belmont Aug. 30) ... Second on the team with 108 assists ... Recorded her only double-double of the season against Cincinnati (Sept. 29) (31 digs-10 assists) ... Led the team with 30 service aces.
Prior to Memphis