No. 21 Louisville Sweeps Volleyball
Oct. 24, 2004
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
MEMPHIS (20-7; 5-2 C-USA) 19 21 16 #21 LOUISVILLE (18-2; 8-0 C-USA) 30 30 30
No. 21 Louisville handed the Memphis volleyball squad its second Conference USA setback Sunday in a 3-0 decision. Memphis falls to 20-7 overall, 5-2 in C-USA play. Louisville improves to 18-2, while remaining undefeated, at 8-0, in Conference USA.
Memphis was led by Nancy Nellans, who finished with a match-high 16 kills. No other Tiger put down more than seven kills as the Louisville defense held the U of M to a .052 attack percentage, its lowest of the season. Despite such a low hitting clip, Memphis setter Watts put up a match-high 34 assists. The Tigers helped the Cardinal's cause by committing 33 errors on 134 attempts.
Louisville pounded 45 kills in the three-game match. Lena Ustymenko paced the Cardinals with nine kills. It was the U of L defense that shined, recording 16 block assists against the Memphis offense and totaling nine blocks to Memphis' one. Candace Cogan posted 12 digs on the afternoon.
Memphis now prepares for an in-state matchup with Middle Tennessee State on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Match time is set for 7 p.m. at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.