Senior Aleksandra Petronijevic became the first player in school-history to record 700 digs in a single-season with 27 on the night
The Memphis volleyball team hits the road to the Sunshine state for the final two matches of the regular season against USF and UCF.
The University of Memphis volleyball team suffered a five-set (25-19, 19-25, 22-25, 25-13, 15-11) heartbreaking loss to ECU on Senior Night at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.
Senior Aleksandra Petronijevic set the single-season record for digs by snuffing out 17 attacks on the night, giving the libero three of the top four marks in school history.
The Memphis volleyball team welcomes Cincinnati and East Carolina to the Elma Roane Fieldhouse on Wednesday and Friday as the Tigers look to remain in contention for the American Conference title
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.
Memphis Volleyball vs. Tulsa in AAC home opener.
Appeared in 122 of 126 sets ... Saw action in all 32 matches and made 31 starts ... Ranked among the conference leaders in assists (3rd) ... Led the team with 1,297 assists (10.63 per set) and a .944 serving percentage ... Also had 299 digs (third on team; 2.45 per set) 80 kills, 44 total blocks and 17 service aces ... Had 120.5 points ... Posted three 60-assist performances , including a career-high 65 assists in the regular-season finale vs. USF (Nov. 29) ... Her 65 assists were the most for a single match in American Athletic Conference play ... Her other two 60-assist matches were at Evansville on Sept. 14 (60 assists) and at Cincinnati on Sept. 29 (61) ... Recorded 50 assists in three additional matches ... Posted 15 double-doubles (assists-digs) ... Had a season-best nine kills against Cincinnati (Sept. 29) ... Had a career-high 23 digs at USF (Oct. 25) ... Posted a season-best four blocks three times (at Houston, vs. Rutgers, vs. USF) ... Had season-high four blocks in three different matches, on the road against Houston and at home against Rutgers and USF.
Prior to Memphis
Earned four letters as a setter at St. Ursula Academy under head coach John Buck ... Assembled her most productive season as a senior, guiding the Arrows to a 28-1 record and the school's second state title ... Completed her prep career by leading the Arrows to a No. 1 ranking in the state of Ohio, as well as a MaxPreps.com national ranking of No. 25 ... Two-time All-Ohio Division I first team pick ... Voted to compete in both the District 7 Senior All-Star and Ohio State All-Star matches ... Recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on the 2010-11 Under Armour Girls High School All-America Watch List ... Garnered District 7 and Toledo City League Player of the Year honors ... A PrepVolleyball.com National Senior of the Year finalist ... Earned academic All-American honorable mention and PrepVolleyball.com elite honorable mention honors during her career ... Holds St. Ursula school records for service aces and assists ... Played for the Toledo Volleyball Club during the summers.