Defending C-USA Champs, Tulane Runs Past Memphis
Go Tigers! Becky Shaffer led Memphis with eight digs on Sunday.
Go Tigers!
Becky Shaffer led Memphis with eight digs on Sunday.
Go Tigers!

Oct. 25, 2009

Box Score

NEW ORLEANS -

Tulane 3, Memphis 0 Get Acrobat Reader

Memphis (5-21, 1-10 C-USA)        14  17  16
Tulane (14-6, 9-2 C-USA)          25  25  25

The defending Conference USA champion, Tulane Green Wave, handed Memphis a convincing 3-0 loss in league action Sunday after at Fogelman Arena.

Tulane red-hot Green Wave offense hit .370 for the match, led by a match-high nine kills from Lindsey Shepard. Tulane won its fifth-straight 3-0 decision.

Memphis hit .130 for the contest and gave up sizeable runs in each set. Tulane made an 8-0 run in the first to open a 15-13 set. A 7-0 run in the second turned an 8-5 game into a 15-5 Wave advantage. Ahead 8-6 in the third, TU scored five-straight to make it 13-6.

The Tigers were led by seven kills from Katlin Inglish. Christine Bach handed out 26 assists. Becky Shaffer led the U of M defense with eight digs.

Memphis returns home for the last two times this year, when it hosts Southern Miss and UCF in a pair of league matches next weekend. The Tigers and Golden Eagles will matchup in a 7 p.m. contest on Fri., Oct. 30. U of M Senior Day is set for Sun., Nov. 1 versus the Knights. Both matches will be played at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.

 

 

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