The Memphis volleyball team tips off its 2014 campaign on Friday at the Marcia E. Hamilton Classic hosted by the University of Saint Louis at Chaifetz Arena.
Highlighting today's feature are middle blockers Lauren Wright, Alexis Wesley, Torika Baleilekutu and Charlotte Wellens.
The Memphis volleyball team is set to tip off the 2014 campaign as it hosts FanFest on Friday evening at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.
Tigers prepping for second season in American Athletic Conference.
Freshman/Sophomore (2012-13 at Missouri State-West Plains)Helped lead the Grizzly squad to back-to-back National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XVI championships in 2012 and 2013 ... Missouri State-West Plains advanced to the NJCAA national tournament both seasons, finishing ninth in 2012 and 13th in 2013 ... In 2013, the Grizzlies were ranked No. 18 in the final NJCAA national poll and finished campaign with a 20-12 record ... Team finished 2012 with 28-10 record and a No. 12 national ranking ... Two-time NJCAA All-Region XVI first team in 2012 and 2013 ... Received an NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement for the 2013-14 season, posting a 3.63 grade-point average ... For her two-year career, played in 68 matches and posted 555 kills, 452 digs and 228 total blocks ... As a sophomore in 2013, saw action in 31 matches and had 260 kills, 137 digs and 80 total blocks ... Recorded 295 kills, 315 digs and 148 total blocks as a freshman in 2012.
Prior to Junior CollegeGraduated from Carlmont High School in Belmont, Calif., in 2012 ... Three-year letterwinner for the Scots ... Earned 2011 All-Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) first team honors ... As a senior in 2011, helped lead Carlmont to a 12-2 PAL record and a semifinal appearance in the Central Coast Sectional Division I playoffs ... Named 2009 and 2010 All-PAL second team as a junior and sophomore ... Also lettered two seasons in soccer ... An honor roll student at Carlmont High School.
PersonalDaughter of Semisi Misinagase and Titilia Ramulo ... Birthday is December 28 ... An interdisciplinary studies major.