Commencement festivities moved to Sunday due to Grizzlies' game conflict.
Event recognized Memphis Athletics'
The Memphis volleyball team wrapped up a successful 2014 campaign that saw the team finish with the most wins in the program since the 2007 season and most conference wins in school history
- Memphis volleyball seniors Lauren Wright and Aleksandra Petronijevic were named to the American Athletic Conference first and second teams
The University of Memphis volleyball team fell to AAC champion UCF in the season-finale, 3-1 (25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 25-16) in Orlando on Friday afternoon
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.
Broke the school's all-time dig record in the teams' five-set victory over Mississippi State and finished her career with 2,335 digs and three of the top four marks in school history...Played in every set during her four years in the Blue and Gray...Finished her career with 417 assists, 120 aces and 126.0 points.
Named to the American Athletic Conference second-team...First Memphis player to record 700 digs in a season, finishing with 717...Finished atop the American Athletic Conference in digs and digs/set with 717 and 5.39, respectively...Named the conference's defensive player of the week on two separate occasions this year and garnered honor roll honors twice this season...Named the AVSR Global Player of the Week two times, given weekly to the top-international player in the country...Earned All-Tournament honors at the Maroon Classic...Posted double-digit digs in 30 matches and had more than 20 on 17 different occasions...Career-high in assists during her final year with the Tigers with 126...Also had career-highs in aces (33), digs (717) and points (36.0)...Five matches with at least 30 digs including a season-high 37 against Tulsa (Oct. 5)...Had four aces twice with the last coming against Tulane (Nov. 16)
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