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
Football graduating 10 Tigers.
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
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.
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.
Memphis Volleyball vs. Tulsa in AAC home opener.
Ranks fourth in school history in career-hitting percentage with a .280 average on 1249 swings...20 career performances of at least 10 kills and had one 20 kill performance against UCF on Nov. 27, 2013...First Memphis player in the past five seasons to record a ten block performance...Named to the AAC second team in 2013...542 career kills with 42 solo blocks and 231 block assists for 273 career total blocks...Picked up her 700th-career point in the final match of the season against UCF (Nov. 28)...Helped the Tigers to 69 victories during her four-year career.
Led the team with 147 blocks and averaged better than a block per game to rank third in the conference during her senior campaign...Her 147 blocks were the fifth-highest in school history and 125 block assists were the sixth most in program history...Recorded 22 solo blocks in the middle and added 277 kills to eclipse the 500 plateau for her career...Hit .326, the seventh highest in school history, on 586 swings...Started 32 of 34 matches on the season and had eight matches of at least ten kills...Had at least five kills in all but three matches on the season...Had 14 kills in the match against Ole Miss for a season-high(Sept. 6)...Named to the Maroon Classic All-Tournament team...Hit .769 in the win against Montana State with 11 kills on 13 swings for a career-high (Sept. 20)...Had a career-high nine block assists against UConn followed up by a six block performance against Temple to garner American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors...Became the first player in the last five years to record a 10 block performance with three solos and seven assists in the win over Cincinnati (Nov. 21).
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.