GAMEDAY CENTRAL: @MemphisVolley at Louisville
Sept. 26, 2013
Sept. 17, 2013
Louisville, Ky.- The Tigers begin a new era as they enter play in the American Athletic Conference for the first time. The team takes to the road for a match against preseason favorite Louisville Friday Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. eastern time.
The Tigers battled to an 8-5 record in preconference play, most recently with a 2-1 weekend at their second home tournament of the weekend, the Tiger Invitational. They took down the LaSalle Explorers 3-0 and the Austin Peay Lady Govs 3-1, but were felled by the UALR Trojans 0-3.
Memphis has earned an identical 2-1 record in each of the four weekend tournaments while dropping their loan midweek game to Arkansas State 1-3.
With her 5.61 digs per set, Aleksandra Petronijevic ranks first in the American Athletic Conference and 7th in the nation. Veronica Zimmerman is second in the conference in assists per set, as the redshirt sophomore has averaged 11.12 through 49 sets, giving her 545 on the year. Zimmerman currently ranks 23rd in the nation.