GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Evansville Tournament
Sept. 12, 2013
2013 Evansville Tournament - September 13-14, 2013
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Memphis volleyball heads back on the road for their third tournament of the season and second away from the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. The Evansville Tournament is the third of four tournaments that the Tigers will compete in during the 2013 season with the final being the Tiger Invitational Sept. 20-21 at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. At the Evansville Tournament they'll take on the Valparaiso Crusaders Friday evening, before taking on the host Evansville Purple Aces and the SIUE Cougars on Saturday.
The Tigers have finished both tournaments 2-1, giving them a 4-2 record on the year. Freshman Catlin Lilly leads the team with a 3.39 kill per set average and junior Lauren Hawkins is right behind her with a 3.00 rate. Aleksandra Petronijevic leads the American Athletic Conference with 5.74 digs per set, nearly an entire dig better than Erin Fairs who is second with a 4.87 rate. Veronica Zimmerman leads the conference with 11.13 assists per set, as the redshirt sophomore has 256 assists in 23 sets.