Volleyball to Open C-USA Championship Play Saturday at 6 p.m.
Nov. 16, 2003
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis volleyball team received a first-round bye and will play the winner of the No. 5 seed Tulane vs. No. 12 seed Saint Louis match in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Championships, at 6 p.m., Saturday.
The tournament schedule will open Friday, with No. 7 UAB facing No. 10 TCU at 1 p.m., followed by No. 6 Marquette playing No. 11 DePaul at 3 p.m. The host Green Wave will then host Saint Louis at 6 p.m., and the evening will wrap with an 8 p.m. contest between No. 8 Houston and No. 9 USF.
The Saturday quarterfinal day will open with No. 2 seed Louisville facing the UAB/TCU winner at 1 p.m., before No. 3 Southern Miss plays either Marquette or DePaul at 3 p.m.
The Tigers will open their C-USA schedule against either Tulane or Saint Louis at 6 p.m., and No. 1 seed Cincinnati will play in the 8 p.m. match against either Houston or USF, a team that just upset the Bearcats 3-1, Saturday.
The Conference USA Volleyball Championships will be held at Fogelman Arena in New Orleans. The winner of the league championship receives the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Memphis received its' first-ever first-round bye with a 3-1 win over Tulane, Saturday. Memphis is 1-1 against Tulane in the C-USA Championships and is 0-2 against Saint Louis in tournament play.