The Memphis women's volleyball team made waves on Friday evening as it picked up its ninth-straight victory, winning a three-set (25-23, 25-13, 25-15) match with Tulane at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans to open up American Conference play.
The Tigers go into the weekend riding an eight-match winning streak, the longest streak since 2004 and lengthiest run under head coach April Jauregui.
The Memphis volleyball team picked up its seventh and eighth consecutive victories on Saturday at the DISH Lady Vol Classic on Saturday over Montana State and Austin Peay.
The Memphis volleyball team travels to the Lady Vol Classic on Friday and Saturday hosted by the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Kate Gibson named Tournament MVP
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.
Members of the University of Memphis football team as well as Tiger volleyball players joined Special Olympic athletes on Friday, July 27 for bowling at Billy Hardwick's All-Start Lanes.
Earned All-Conference second team honors ... Started all 32 matches, appearing in 122 of 126 sets ... Ranked among the conference statistical leaders in hitting percentage (13th) ... Led team with 112 total blocks, 19 solo blocks and 93 block assists ... Second on the team with a 0.92 blocks-per-set average ... Third on the team with 256 kills (2.10 per set) and second on squad with a .247 hitting percentage ... Recorded a career-high seven blocks three times (vs. Gardner Webb (Aug. 31), vs. Tennessee State Oct. 15, vs. USF Nov. 29) ... Had a career-best 20 kills against UCF Nov. 27.
Prior to Memphis
Earned letters as a middle blocker for Central Kitsap ... An all-league second team selection her junior and senior seasons ... Recognized as the Cougars' team MVP after registering 65 blocks, 189 kills and 28 aces her senior season ... Chose Memphis over Gonzaga, George Mason and Miami (Fla.) ... A two-year track and field letterwinner ... Played for club Puget Sound Volleyball Academy under head coach Fehi Tuivai, a former Tigers middle hitter.