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Memphis Volleyball • Weekly Release #6 • Sept. 26-Oct. 2

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Conference USA Play (Hattiesburg, Miss and New Orleans, La.)

Memphis Tigers at Southern Miss • Sept. 30, 7 p.m. • Reed Green Coliseum Memphis Tigers at Tulane • Oct 2, 1 p.m. • Fogelman Arena

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GameTracker/All-Access: http://www.gotigersgo.com/sports/w-volley/sched/mem-w-volley-sched.html MEMPHIS, TENN. - The University of Memphis volleyball team will look to use the momentum from back-to-back C-USA home wins over ECU and Marshall as the Tigers hit the road for games against Southern Miss and Tulane. Altrese Hawkins and Marija Jovanovic led the Tigers in their first week of CUSA play, as the duo notched 35 and 32 kills, respectively. Jovanovic was also second on the team with 31 digs in three matches. Hajnalka Molnar chipped in 100 assists in the three matches, including a week-high 37 in a 3-0 win over Marshall. Scouting Southern Miss The Golden Eagles enter the weekend with a 6-8 overall record, including 0-2 in C-USA play. Southern Miss dropped back-to-back five-set road match-ups last weekend with Houston (25-22, 21-25, 11-25, 25-18, 13-15) and Rice (25-20, 24-26, 25-19, 18-25, 8-15). Halie Ecker leads the Southern Miss attack with 160 kills (3.08 k/s), while Lisa Knecht has anchored the defense with 251 digs (4.74 d/s). Scouting Tulane Tulane brings a 5-8 record into this weekend’s match-up, having dropped backto-back four-set decision to Rice (22-25. 19-25, 26-23, 22-25) and Houston (25-20, 16-25, 24-26, 14-25) on the road. Cori Martone leads the Green Wave attack with 114 kills (2.78 k/s), while Nikki Osuna has anchored the defense with 221 digs (4.60 d/s). Both Lilly Wolfe (200) and Mel Madelbaum (249) have over 200 assists.

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Quick Reference

Memphis 2011 Record: 13-3 Memphis 2011 C-USA Record: 2-1

2011 Schedule/Results Date

Opponent / Event Location

Time/Result

MEMPHIS INVITATIONAL 08/26/11 08/27/11

vs. vs. vs. vs.

Alabama A&M SEMO UALR Georgia State

Memphis, Memphis, Memphis, Memphis,

Tenn. Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.

W, W, W, W,

3-0 3-1 3-1 3-1

ASICS CHALLENGE (UNIV. OF SAN FRANCISCO) 09/02/11 09/03/11

vs. Providence vs. Columbia at San Francisco

San Francisco, Calif. San Francisco, Calif. San Francisco, Calif.

W, 3-1 L, 3-1 L, 3-2

Carbondale, Ill. Carbondale, Ill. Carbondale, Ill.

W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-0

Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro, N.C.

W, 3-0 W, 3-1 W, 3-0

Memphis, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Hattiesburg, Miss. New Orleans, La. El Paso, Texas El Paso, Texas Memphis, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Houston, Texas Memphis, Tenn. Tulsa, Okla. Dallas, Texas Memphis, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Huntington, W. Va. Greenville, Tenn. Birmingham, Ala.

L, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-0 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

SALUKI INVITATIONAL 09/09/11 09/10/11

vs. Green Bay vs. Murray State at Southern Illinois

UNCG INVITATIONAL 09/16/11 09/17/11

at UNC Greensboro vs. Radford vs. Howard

CONFERENCE USA PLAY 09/20/11 09/23/11 09/25/11 09/30/11 10/02/11 10/07/11 10/08/11 10/14/11 10/16/11 10/21/11 10/23/11 10/28/11 10/30/11 11/03/11 11/04/11 11/11/11 11/12/11 11/18/11 11/20/11 11/23/11

vs. UAB * vs. East Carolina * vs. Marshall * at Southern Miss * at Tulane * at UTEP * at UTEP * vs. SMU * vs. Tulsa * at Rice * vs. Houston * at Tulsa * at SMU * vs. UCF * vs. UCF * vs. Tulane * vs. Southern Miss * at Marshall * at East Carolina * at UAB *

* denotes Conference USA matches. ** all times listed are central to site and subject to change.

MEDIA RELATIONS Women’s Volleyball Contact. . . Preston McClellan Office Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-678-5223 Cell Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-351-7322 E-mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . pmccllln@memphis.edu

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Memphis Volleyball • Weekly Release #6 • Sept. 26-Oct. 2

2011 Roster

CL Hometown/Last School JR Lexington, Tenn./UT Martin FR Toledo, Ohio/St. Ursula Academy SO Cordova, Tenn./St. Benedict Academy R-JR Schaumburg, Ill./Hoffman Estates HS JR Belgrade, Serbia/Milutin Milankovic R-JR Belgrade, Serbia/Kennesaw State FR Rowlett, Texas/Rowlett High School SO Belgrade, Serbia/Srednja Turisticka R-JR Belgrade, Serbia/New Orleans JR Budapest, Hungary/New Orleans R-FR Belgrade, Serbia/Prva Beogradska Gimnazua FR Silverdale, Wash./Central Kitsap High School SO Dalton, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit HS

April Jauregui - Head Coach Marko Majstorovic - 1st Assistant Coach James Onikeku - Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Mike Jenkins - Strength and Conditioning Coach Preston McClellan - Media Relations Contact Vladimir Stamenkovic - Video Coordinator Chappell Evans - Trainer

2011 Alphabetic Roster ROSTER BREAKDOWN RETURNING STARTERS (6) Name Altrese Hawkins Marija Jovanovic Vesna Jelic Cassidy Hawkins Hajnalka Molnar Katie Meyer *Assists per game

Pos. OH RS OH MB/RS S MB

Ht. 5-10 6-2 5-11 6-2 5-9 5-10

Cl. Pct. R-Jr. .305 Jr. .202 Jr. .127 Jr. .172 Jr. .153 So. .219

KPS 3.96 3.24 2.04 .074 9.44* 0.74

DPS 0.50 0.83 2.37 0.30 2.05 0.26

BPS 0.40 0.52 0.19 0.65 0.27 0.27

Ht. 5-10 6-4 5-9 5-10 6-2 5-11 6-2 5-9 5-10

Cl. Pct. R-Jr. -.023 So. -.059 So. .000 R-Jr. .305 Jr. .202 Jr. .127 Jr. .172 Jr. .153 So. .219

KPS 0.38 0.31 0.00 3.96 3.24 2.04 .074 9.44* 0.74

DPS 1.15 0.06 0.17 0.50 0.83 2.37 0.30 2.05 0.26

BPS 0.05 0.62 0.00 0.40 0.52 0.19 0.65 0.27 0.27

Ht. 6-0 5-7 5-9 5-4 6-3

Cl. GR Sr. GR GR GR

KPS 1.71 2.34* 0.97* 0.02 0.00

DPS 0.55 0.72 4.04 1.70 0.00

BPS 0.12 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00**

STARTERS LOST (0) RETURNING LETTERWINNERS (9) Name Maja Kostic Jovana Barisic Megan Pulido Altrese Hawkins Marija Jovanovic Vesna Jelic Cassidy Hawkins Hajnalka Molnar Katie Meyer *Assists per set

Pos. OH MB S/L OH RS OH MB/RS S MB

LETTERWINNERS LOST (5) Name Katlin Inglish Holly Fong Christine Bach Becky Shaffer Emily Underwood *Assists per set ** Missed senior season

Pos. OH S S/L DS/L MB

Pct. .090 .111 .067 .000 .000

due to career-ending injury

OTHERS RETURNING (1)

Name Pos. Aleksandra Petronijevic* DS

Ht. 5-4

NEWCOMERS (3)

Name Lauren Hawkins Alexis Wesley Veronica Zimmerman

Pos. MB/RS MB S

Ht. 6-2 6-1 5-10

Cl. FR FR FR

By State

Illinois (1): Altrese Hawkins Texas (1): Lauren Hawkins Ohio (2): Katie Meyer, Veronica Zimmerman Washington (1): Alexis Wesley Tennessee (2): Cassidy Hawkins, Megan Pulido

By Country U.S.A. (7): Altrese Hawkins, , Katie Meyer, Alexis Wesley, Lauren Hawkins, Veronica Zimmerman, Cassidy Hawkins, Megan Pulido Hungary (1): Hajnalka Molnar Serbia (5): Jovana Barisic, Vesna Jelic, Marija Jovanovic, Maja Kostic, Aleksandra Petronijević

Class Breakdown

Cl. Pct. KPS R-Fr. .000 0.00

* Petronijevic redshirted during the 2006 season

NO. NAME POS. 12 Jovana Barisic MB 6 Altrese Hawkins RS/OH 2 Cassidy Hawkins MB/RS 11 Lauren Hawkins MB 13 Vesna Jelic OH 9 Marija Jovanovic RS 10 Maja Kostic OH 22 Katie Meyer MB 14 Hajnalka Molnar S 16 Aleksandra Petronijević L 4 Megan Pulido S 19 Alexis Wesley MB 3 Veronica Zimmerman S

DPS 0.00

BPS 0.00

Juniors (5): Altrese Hawkins Vesna Jelic Marija Jovanovic Maja Kostic Hajnalka Molnar

Sophomores (4): Jovana Barisic Katie Meyer Cassidy Hawkins Megan Pulido Freshman (4):

Aleksandra Petronijević

Lauren Hawkins Alexis Wesley Veronica Zimmerman

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Pronunciation Guide

HT 6-2 5-10 5-8 5-10 6-2 5-10 6-2 6-4 5-11 5-9 5-4 6-1 6-3

YO-vuh-nuh BAR-i-shish VESS-nuh YELL-ick Maria Jo-VON-o-vich Maya Coast-itch High-KNOCK-uh MOLE-nar Alexandra Petro-KNEE-yo-vich Mar-ko Maj-STOR-o-vich James OH-ni-KECK-OO

No. NAME Position 2 Cassidy Hawkins MB/RS 3 Veronica Zimmerman S 4 Megan Pulido S 6 Altrese Hawkins OH 9 Marija Jovanovic RS 10 Maja Kostic OH 11 Lauren Hawkins MB/RS 12 Jovana Barisic MB 13 Vesna Jelic OH 14 Hajnalka Molnar S 16 Aleksandra Petronijevic L 19 Alexis Wesley MB 22 Katie Meyer MB

Jovana Barisic Vesna Jelic Marija Jovanovic Maja Kostic Hajnalka Molnar Aleksandra Petronijević Marko Majstorovix James Onikeku

2011 Numerical Roster


Memphis Volleyball • Weekly Release #6 • Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Opponent Capsule

SOUTHERN MISS

Southern Miss

2011 NOTES

GENERAL INFO Location: Hattiesburg, Miss. Enrollment: 16,000 Nickname: Golden Eagles Colors: Black and Gold Facility: Reed Green Coliseum (8,095) Conference: C-USA VOLLEYBALL INFO Series record: Memphis, 23-16 Last Meeting: Nov. 14, 2010 Result: Southern Miss W, 3-1 Head Coach: Abbey Sutherland Assistant Coaches: Amanda Berkley, Lindsay Allman Overall Record (Years): 19-12 (1) Record at School (Years): same 2011 Overall Record: 6-8 2011 Conference Record: 0-2 PLAYER INFO Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 9/2 Starters returning/lost: 6+ Libero/0 Newcomers: 5 SPORTS INFO Volleyball Contact: Shirley Hill Phone: (601) 520-3708 Fax: (6901) 266-4507 E-mail: shirley.jones-hill@usm.edu Website: www.southernmiss.com

The Golden Eagles enter the weekend with a 6-8 overall record, including 0-2 in C-USA play. Southern Miss dropped back-to-back five-set road match-ups last weekend with Houston (2522, 21-25, 11-25, 25-18, 13-15) and Rice (25-20, 24-26, 25-19, 18-25, 8-15). Halie Ecker leads the Southern Miss attack with 160 kills (3.08 k/s), while Lisa Knecht has anchored the defense with 251 digs (4.74 d/s).

LAST OUTING vs. Memphis (Nov. 14, 2010)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -Altrese Hawkins led all players with 20 kills, but Memphis could not overcome 17 service errors in a 3-1 loss at Southern Miss, Sun., afternoon at Reed Green Coliseum. The loss was the third-straight for the Tigers, who fall to 15-13, 6-10 in C-USA action. Meanwhile, Southern Miss improves to 18-10 overall and 11-6 in conference play. With the exception of the opening set, the match was a closely contested one throughout. Southern Miss routed Memphis, 25-11 in the first, but the Tigers bounced back for a 25-23 victory to even the match at 1-1. With the contest knotted at 1-all, Memphis squandered a sizeable lead in the third to fall 28-26. The Tigers never recovered, dropping the fourth and final set. Memphis got off to a slow start, both offensively and defensively, in the opening set. The Tigers hit just .091 with seven kills, while giving up 17 kills and a .469 hitting percentage to the Golden Eagles. USM broke a 6-6 tie with scores on four-straight serves to take a 10-6 lead. Memphis was never able to make up the deficit. A kill by Altrese Hawkins make it a three-point game, but Southern Miss answered with a 5-0 rally to stretch its lead to eight, 16-8. A five-point push by USM put Memphis behind 6-2 early on. But the Tigers regrouped and chipped away at the Golden Eagles lead until kills by Altrese Hawkins and Vesna Jelic helped them claim a 14-13 lead. After USM tied the set at 14-all, Hawkins ignited another threepoint rally that put the Tiger up 17-14. Cassidy Hawkins knocked down a kill to break the tie and Hawkins landed a kill to seal the game two victory. One of the Tigers’ 17 service errors cost them the advantage serve and gave USM a 27-26 lead. The Golden Eagles followed with a kill to take game three. Southern Miss ran off six-straight scores to take a commanding 11-5 lead midway through the fourth set. Memphis countered with a 3-0 run and later put together another three-point rally to trim the deficit to 12-11. Jovanovic sandwiched two kills around a strike by Altrese Hawkins to even things at 16-16. Hawkins landed another kill to make it 17-all. But USM then rattled off the next three points to go up 20-17. That was all it needed to seal the match.

COMPARING THE GOLDEN EAGLES AND TIGERS KPS % APS SAPS DPS BPS Southern Miss 12.66 .166 12.06 .91 17.66 2.05 Memphis 14.3 .274 13.4 1.89 14.53 1.71

2011 SOUTHERN MISS WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL ROSTER No. 1 2 3 4 6 8 9 14 17 21 22 23 28 33

Name Emily Sears Amelia Hendrickson Alex Pfefferle Sarah Jane Bowden Kristen Fleming Halie Ecker Shelby Schacher Lauren Sears Kelsea Seymour Lisa Knecht Katie Steelman Elizabeth Rinaudo Ashley Mell Jasmine Crowell

Pos. Ht. OH 5-11 MB 6-0 L 5-5 MB 6-1 S 5-9 OH 5-10 OH 5-10 MB 6-2 S 5-9 L/DS 5-5 OH 5-11 UTL 5-8 OH 6-3 OH/MB 6-0

Cl. Hometown/Previous School Fr.-HS Ashburn, Va./Broad Run HS Sr.-2L Belle Chasse, La./Archbishop Blenk HS Fr.-HS New Orleans, La./Mount Carmel HS Sr.-2L Sioux City, Iowa/North HS Fr.-HS Columbus, Ga./Columbus HS Jr.-1L Moline, Ill./Moline HS So.-HS Lone Tree, Colo./Arapahoe HS Sr.-2L Ashburn, Va./Broad Run HS Sr.-2L Long Beach, Calif./Millikan HS Sr.-2L Metairie, La./Archbishop Chapelle HS Fr.-HS Panama City Beach, Fla./J. R. Arnold HS Jr.-1L Mandeville, La./Mandeville HS r-Sr.-2L Yorba Linda, Calif./El Dorado HS Fr.-HS Gulf Breeze, Fla./Gulf Breeze HS

Head Coach: Abbey Sutherland (St. Norbert College, 2004) Assistant Coach: Amanda Berkley (Wisconsin, 2008) Assistant Coach: Lindsay Allman (Maine, 2009)

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Memphis Volleyball • Weekly Release #6 • Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Opponent Capsule

Tulane

TULANE

GENERAL INFO Location: New Orleans, La. Enrollment: 12,622 Nickname: Green Wabe Colors: Olive Green and Sky Blue Facility: Fogelman Arena (3,600) Conference: C-USA

2011 NOTES

Tulane brings a 5-8 record into this weekend’s match-up, having dropped back-to-back four-set decision, to Rice (22-25, 19-25, 26-23, 22-25) and Houston (25-20, 16-25, 24-26, 14-25) on the road. Cori Martone leads the Green Wave attack with 114 kills (2.78 k/s), while Nikki Osuna has anchored the defense with 221 digs (4.60 d/s). Both Lilly Wolfe (200) and Mel Madelbaum (249) have over 200 assists.

LAST OUTING vs. Memphis (Nov. 12, 2010)

VOLLEYBALL INFO Series record: Memphis, 20-17 Last Meeting: Nov. 12, 2010 Result: Tulane W, 3-0 Head Coach: Sinisa Momic Assistant Coaches: Amy Williamson, Kallie Noble, Justine Stremicj Overall Record (Years): 31-29 (2) Record at School (Years): same 2011 Overall Record: 5-8 2011 Conference Record: 0-2 PLAYER INFO Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 9/3 Starters returning/lost: 5/2 + Libero Newcomers: 6 SPORTS INFO Volleyball Contact: Greg Campbell Phone: (504) 615=8059 E-mail: gcampbe1@tulane.edu Website: www.tulanegreenwave.com

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Memphis setter Hajnalka Molnar set 34 assists and added 10 digs for her team-leading seventh double of the year, but Tulane got a combined 25 kills from its middle blocking tandem to take the Tigers down 3-0 in Conference USA action, Friday night at Fogelman Arena. Tulane hit a scorching .640 on 17 kills in the opening set and finished the night hitting .352. Marija Jovanovic landed a team-high 14 kills and Altrese Hawkins connected for 12 kills and hit .391 for the Memphis offense. The U of M hit .385 in the opening set, but was unable to an early run by the Green Wave. Tulane used a four-point push to break an 8-8 tie and extended the lead to 19-12 late in the set. Memphis managed to close the gap to four points three times, but did not help its cause with three service errors in a 25-19 loss. Tulane jumped out to a 5-1 lead to start the second set and never trailed. The Wave maintained the four-point cushion until Memphis put together a 4-1 surge midway through the set. Consecutive kills by Hawkins trimmed the Tiger’s deficit to 16-15, and Jovanovic drilled a kill to knot the set at 17-all. However, Tulane came back with scores on six of the next eight rallies to grab a comfortable 23-19 lead. Memphis forced three-straight Tulane offensive errors to get within one, at 23-22. Jelic downed a kill to make it 24-23, but Memphis could not find the equalizer as Tulane took a 2-0 lead into the intermission. Trailing 14-10 in the third, Hawkins struck for a kill to ignite a Memphis rally that ended with a kill by Jelic for a 20-19 Tiger lead. An attacking error by the Green Wave extended the U of M lead to two-points. But Memphis was unable to maintain the advantage. Memphis held two match-point serve, but Tulane connected on kills on both occasions. An Tiger hitting error gave Tulane a 26-25 advantage, which they never relinquished.

COMPARING THE GREEN WAVE AND TIGERS KPS % APS SAPS DPS BPS Tulane 11.76 .179 10.88 1.10 13.78 1.88 Memphis 14.3 .274 13.4 1.89 14.53 1.71

2011 TULANE WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL ROSTER No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 24 25

Name Nikki Osuna Elysa Jackson Liz Karnes Amber Bennett Lilly Wolfe Grace Weaver Azarri Badawi Mel Mandelbaum Madison Nieberlein Izabela Grot Anna Wruck Milica Jovic Milena Dragovic 6-1 Olivia Utt Chloe Tom Cori Martone

Ht. 5-3 5-9 6-3 5-5 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-10 5-6 6-2 6-2 6-3 OH 6-1 5-5 6-0

Pos. Cl. Hometown/Previous School L SR Bellflower, Calif./Los Alamitos S RS SO Sugar Land, Texas/Stephen F. Austin MB/RS FR Houston, Texas/Memorial Senior DS RS FR West Columbia, S.C./Hammond School S JR Santa Rosa, Calif./Maria Carillo OH FR Belton, Texas/Belton OH SO Fresno, Calif./Bullard S SO Clovis, Calif./Clovis West OH/L RS FR Dallas, Texas/Ursuline Academy RS RS JR Krakow, Poland/Nowodworski MB FR Monmouth, Ore./Santiam Christian RS JR Zrenjanin, Serbia/Zrenjaninska Gimnazija SO Belgrade, Serbia/Gymnasium Zemun RS/MB FR Atlanta, Ga./Lovett L FR Pasadena, Calif./Flintridge Sacred Heart MB SO Baton Rouge, La./St. Joseph’s

Head coach: Sinisa Momic Associate Head Coach: Amy Williamson Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator: Kallie Noble

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Weekly Notes

2011 QUICK FACTS General Information Name of School...... University of Memphis Location......................... Memphis, Tenn. Founded........................................ 1912 Enrollment.................................. 21,424 Nickname.....................................Tigers Colors.............................. Blue and Gray Conference.....................Conference USA Arena (Capacity)... Elma Roane Fieldhouse ................................................(2,000) President..................Dr. Shirley C. Raines Phone............................ (901) 678-2234 Athletic Director.................. R.C. Johnson Phone............................ (901) 678-2335 SWA................................... Lynne Parks Phone............................ (901) 678-4117 Faculty Rep........................Rodney Smith Compliance Coordinator....... Nicole Green Phone............................ (901) 678-2707

History First Year of Volleyball..................... 1971 Overall All-Time Record.....798-610 (.566) NCAA Regional Appearances (Last).1 (‘94) Conf. Championships (Last)...........1 (‘94) Last NCAA Tournament Opponent (Result): ..................‘94, San Diego State (L, 1-3)

2011 Coaching Staff Head Coach....................... April Jauregui Phone.......................... (901) 678 - 2315 Alma Mater...................... Memphis, 2001 Overall Record...... 40-54 (Three Seasons) Record at Memphis........................ Same Assistant Coach................ James Onikeku Phone............................ (901) 678-2312 Alma Mater......... Tennessee Temple, 1990 Assistant Coach............ Marko Majstorovic Phone............................ (901) 678-4232 Alma Mater....... Belgrade University, 2002

2011 Team Information Letterwinners Returning/Lost............10/4 Starters Returning/Lost..................... 4/2

2010 Team Information 2010 Record.................................16-16 2010 C-USA Record/Finish..........7-13/9th

Media Relations Athletic Media Relations Dir... Jennifer Rodrigues Volleyball Contact..........Preston McClellan Office Phone................... (901) 678-5223 Cell Phone...................... (901) 351-7322 Fax................................ (901) 678-4134 Website................... www.gotigersgo.com Mailing Address........... 570 Normal Street .............................. Memphis, TN 38152

WEEKLY NOTES: Sept. 19-25 Week in Review Memphis opened Conference USA play with a 2-1 record in three home matches. The Tigers dropped a match to UAB, who is currently undefeated in C-USA play, before picking up straight-set wins over ECU and Marshall. Altrese Hawkins led the Tiger attack with 35 kills, while Vesna Jelic led the defense with 32 digs. Hajnalka Molnar chipped in 100 assists in the three matches, and Marija Jovanovic downed 32 kills and picked up 31 digs. Acing the Competition Redshirt-junior Vesna Jelic has found her serve in the first week of conference play, registering nine aces in three matches. She had a career-high six aces in a 3-0 sweep of East Carolina. Jelic is sixth in C-USA with 0.35 sa/s, while Memphis also leads C-USA with 104 aces (1.89 sa/s). Hajnalka Molnar (0.38 sa/s), Marija Jovanovic (0.37 sa/s) and Maja Kostic (0.34 sa/s) all rank in the top 10 in aces. Killing Machines The Tigers are currently second in C-USA in total kills in the 2011 season. Memphis has downed 788 kills (14.33 k/s) so far this year, which is 12 fewer than Tulsa. Memphis is second behind UCF in kills per set with 14.33 k/s. Conference Best Hajnalka Molnar is currently second in the conference in assists per set (12.25 a/s) and has the most total assists (674). Altrese Hawkins ranks third in kills per set with 226 (4.11 k/s), and Marija Jovanovic is right behind her in fourth with 190 kills (3.65 k/s). Grand Achievement Altrese Hawkins became the 21st person in Memphis Volleyball history to down 1,000 kills in her career. She picked up her 1000th in the first set against Howard and is now 16th all-time in the Memphis record book with 1,034 career kills. Spiketacular Dominance The Tigers won nine of 10 sets and three-straight games to claim their third preseason championship at the Spartan Spiketacular. Memphis was led by tournament MVP Altrese Hawkins, who downed 39 kills and held a .381 hitting percentage during the three games. Marija Jovanovic and Vesna Jelic were also named to the all-tournament teams. Jovanovic was named to the all-tournament team in all four preseason events. Preseason Power The Tigers went 11-2 this preseason and claimed tournament titles at the Memphis Invitational, SIU Saluki Invitational and UNCG Spartan Spiketacular, tying the mark from last season. Great Starts The Tigers’ 11-2 start during the preseason is the program’s best since 2006, when Memphis started the season 13-1. Fab 50 With a 3-0 victory over Marshall, Memphis head coach April Jauregui picked her 52nd win at the helm of the program. She now ranks tied for seventh on the all-time coaching wins list with Jane Hooker. Player of the Week Times Two Hajnalka Molnar picked up her second C-USA Setter of the Week Honors for the week of Sept. 19. Molnar registered 118 assists in the three matches and netted a tournamentbest 49 assists in the victory over Radford. She also accounted for 36 assists and a career-high tying five service aces against UNCG. This is the second Setter of the Week honor for Molnar this season. Career High Weekend Several Tigers set new career highs during the Saluki Invitational. Redshirt-junior setter Hajnalka Molnar recorded five service aces against Murray State, a career best, while Cassidy Hawkins set a new career-high with a .833 attack percentage against the Racers. Katie Meyer also tied a career high with 10 kills in the opening round game against Wisconsin-Green Bay. All-Tournament Performance Marija Jovanovic was named to the USF Asics/Powerade All-Tournament team after turning in a double-double of 20 kills and 10 digs in the Tigers’ five-set loss to San Francisco in the event’s championship match. This is the second all-tournament honor this season for Jovanovic, who was also selected to the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament squad.

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Weekly Notes

TIGERS AMONG C-USA LEADERS (OVERALL PLAY, 9/26) INDIVIDUAL

Hitting Percentage No. 4 Katie Meyer No. 8 Altrese Hawkins No. 17 Lauren Hawkins No. 18 Marija Jovanovic Assists No. 2 Hajnalka Molnar Kills No. 3 Altrese Hawkins No. 4 Marija Jovanovic Aces No. 3 Hajnalka Molnar No. 5 Marija Jovanovic No. 6 Vesna Jelic No. 7 Maja Kostic Digs No. 12 A. Petronijevic No. 26 Vesna Jelic Blocks No. 9 Katie Meyer Points No. 3 Altrese Hawkins No. 4 Marija Jovanovic

.367 .330 .282 .279 12.25/s 4.151/s 3.65/s 0.38/s 0.37/s 0.35/s 0.34/s 3.53/s 2.85/s 0.93/s 4.49/s 4.36/s

TEAM

Hitting Percentage No. 1 Assists No. 2 Blocks No. 11 Kills No. 2 Service Aces No. 1 Digs No. 8 Opponent Hitting Percentage No. 5

.274 13.49/s 1.71/s 14.33/s 1.89/s 14.53/s .182

NCAA STATISTICAL RANKINGS

(Sept. 12, 2011) Team (top 50) Assists/Set: — 13.49/8th Hitting Pct: — .274/15th Blocks/Set: — Kills/Set: — 14.33/12th Match W/L Pct: — .813/T28th Aces/Set — 1.89/7th Individual (top 50) Kills/set: — Altrese Hawkins (4.11 k/s) - 36th Assists/Set: — Hajnalka Molnar (12.25 a/s) - 3rd Points/Set: — Altrese Hawkins (4.49 p/s) - 47th

She continued her strong play at the Saluki Invitational, totaling 35 kills, including a double-double of 14 kills and 14 digs against Southern Illinos, en route to being named tournament MVP. She continued her preseason dominance with another all-tournament performance at the Spartan Spiketacular. Jovanovic totaled 34 kills and 24 digs while leading Memphis to three-straight victories and another tournament titles. Players of the Week (Aug. 29) After a successful first weekend, Altrese Hawkins and Hajnalka Molnar were eached honored by Conference USA as the Offensive Player of the Week and Setter of the Week, respectively. • Hawkins was named the Memphis Invitational Most Valuable Player after leading the Tigers to four-straight victories. She averaged 4.27 kills per set, including hitting .630 against SEMO en route to leading the Tigers to their 800th program win. For the weekend, she was credited with a .383 hitting efficiency (64K, 13E, 133TA). Hawkins collects her third career Offensive Player of the Week honor. • Molnar averaged a league-best 13.27 assists per set and posted 35 digs in four matches. The junior played every point in the Tigers’ four-straight victories in the Memphis Invitational, leading them to their 800th program win over Southeast Missouri on Friday. This is Molnar’s first career Setter of the Week honor. Freshman Specialist Redshirt-freshman libero Aleksandra Petronijevic recorded 29 digs against Georgia State in the final match of the Memphis Invitational. The 29 digs in a single match ties Christine Bach and Christen Clayton’s mark for ninth all-time in the Memphis record books. Petronijevic was named to the all-tournament team for her performance. From Serbia with Love The 2011 Tigers, much like the 2010 team, will have a very European feel. The roster features five players from Serbia (Jovana Barisic, Vesna Jelic, Marija Jovanovic, Maja Kostic, Aleksandra Petronijevic) and one from Hungary (Hajnalka Molnar). Assistant coach Marko Majstorovic is also from Serbia. Five of the six players had a major impact in Memphis’ first tournament weekend. • Jelic recorded 40 digs and 32 kills during the Memphis Invitational, including a doubledouble of 11 kills and 13 digs in the championship match against Georgia State. She was named to the all-tournament team at the UNCG Spartan Spiketacular after downing 23 kills and picking up 34 digs en route to leading Memphis to its third preseason championship of the season. • Jovanovic was named a member of the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team after downing 55 (3.67 k/s) kills and coming up with 31 digs. She held a .300 hitting percentage and posted a double-double of 15 kills and 16 digs in the championship match against Georgia State. Jovanovic was named to the USF Asics/Powerade All-Tournament Team after turning in a double-double of 20 kills and 10 digs in the Tigers’ five-set loss to to San Francisco in the event’s championship match. She continued her strong play at the Saluki Invitational, totaling 35 kills, including a double-double of 14 kills and 14 digs against Southern Illinos, en route to being named tournament MVP. She continued her preseason dominance with another all-tournament performance at the Spartan Spiketacular. Jovanovic totaled 34 kills and 24 digs while leading Memphis to threestraight victories and another tournament title. • Petronijevic posted 75 total digs during the Memphis Invitational, including a careerhigh 29 in the championship match against Georgia State. The 29 digs in a single match ties Christine Bach and Christen Clayton for ninth all-time. Petronijevic was also named to the all-tournament team. • Molnar was named C-USA’s Setter of the Week after a solid performance throughout the Memphis Invitational. The redshirt junior recorded 199 total assists, including 61 in the championship match against Georgia State to lead the Tigers to four-straight victories. Molnar picked up more accolades at the Saluki Invitational, as the setter was named to the all-tournament team after leading Memphis to three-straight 3-0 victories over Green Bay, Murray State and Southern Illinois. She also currently leads the NCAA in assists per set with 12.48. • Kostic posted nine kills and 35 digs while seeing time in 13 sets throughout the Memphis Invitational. She also recorded eight service aces. 2010 in Review Coach Jauregui and the Tigers welcomed in nine newcomers from across the globe in 2010 and had a successful campaign while getting everyone adjusted to the Memphis way of doing things. The Tigers posted a 16-16 record, including a 9-3 non-conference mark and won both the Memphis Tiger Invitational and Belmont Invitational preseason tournaments.

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Weekly Notes AVCA TOP-25 (SEPT. 19) Rank School Total

Points

1

California (58)

1498

2

Stanford (1)

1424

3

Illinois (1)

1378

4

Washington

1226

5

Penn State

1160

6

Florida

1127

7

UCLA

1114

8

Texas

1032

9

Minnesota

1014

10

Nebraska

993

11

Hawai’i

932

12

Southern California

877

13

Purdue

799

14

Northern Iowa

708

15

Oregon

640

T-16

Iowa State

586

T-16

San Diego

586

18

Michigan

558

19

Pepperdine

318

20

Colorado State

254

T-21

Long Beach State

200

T-21 Miami (FL)

200

23

Florida State

175

24

Ohio State

150

25

Oklahoma

122

Like a Hawk Altrese Hawkins continues to rake in the honors, as the redshirt-junior was named to Conference USA’s All-Preseason team. The selection comes after her selection to C-USA’s All-Conference First Team following the completion of the 2010 season. Hawkins also earned All-Freshman honors after her first season in 2009. Hawkins was selected to COBRA Magazine’s All-Preseason First Team. She earns the award after a stellar sophomore season in which she downed 483 kills and held a teambest hitting percentage of .305. She was one of only two Tigers to compete in all 122 sets during the 2010 campaign, highlighted by a 29-kill performance against Southern Miss on Oct. 29. The 29-kill showing ranks eighth in the Memphis record book for the most kills in a single match. Hawkins lived up to the hype, as she was named the Memphis Invitational’s MVP and also tabbed C-USA’s Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 29. 800-win Milestone The University of Memphis Volleyball program, entering its 40th year in 2011, collected its 800th program victory with a 3-1 victory over SEMO on August 26. The Tigers are currently tied with George Washington for 27th on the all-time NCAA Volleyball wins list.

Others Receiving Votes and appearing on two or more ballots: Tennessee 79; Kansas 60; Kentucky 46; Western Kentucky 42; Duke 35; Wichita State 30; Arizona 26; UC Davis 25; Texas A&M 21; Dayton 12; Louisville 12; Tulsa 12; Missouri 10; St. Mary’s (Ca.) 7; Bowling Green 6; Central Florida 4; Cincinnati 4; Northern Illinois 4

ALL-TIME NCAA WINS Rank Team

Years

Won

1

UCLA

41

1139

2

Nebraska

36

1122

3

Missouri State

39

1103

4

Long Beach State 47

1080

5

BYU

42

1072

6

Hawaii

36

1057

7

Penn State

32

1041

8

Texas

37

1030

9

Portland State

41

1023

10

Minnesota

39

1005

11

Milwaukee

38

964

12

Ohio State

40

909

13

Pittsburgh

37

908

14

Pacific

35

888

Delaware

38

888

16

Stanford

33

885

Arkansas St.

36

885

18

Texas A&M

36

876

19

Sacramento State 35

875

20

Cincinnati

39

862

USC

35

861

22

UC Santa Barbara 36

855

23

UCF

36

850

24

Oral Roberts

34

834

25

Florida State

35

821

26

Illinois

37

819

27

George Washington 36

811

Memphis

40

811

29

UNI

30

806

30

Florida

27

795

Altrese Hawkins was named to Conference USA’s All-First Team in addition to being a second-team performer in COBRA Magazine’s 2010 postseason awards. Senior Christine Bach accompanied Hawkins on the C-USA All-Academic Team (the secondstraight selection for Hawkins and fourth-straight for Bach), while the Tigers earned AVCA’s Academic Team Award for the eighth consecutive season. Bach was also named to ESPN’s All-Academic District IV First Team, while Hawkins earned AVCA Honorable Mention All-America honors.

This is Your Captain Speaking Altrese Hawkins and Hajnalka Molnar have been anointed the 2011 captains for Tiger Volleyball. Each returns after standout campaigns in 2011. Hawkins was named a member of the 2011 C-USA All-Preseason Team in addition to being tabbed a First Team performer by COBRA Magazine. The junior downed 483 kills and had a team-best .305 hitting percentage in 2010. Fresh Faces The Tigers welcome Lauren Hawkins (Rowlett, Texas), Alexis Wesley (Silverdale, Wash.) and Veronica Zimmerman (Toledo, Ohio) to the program this season. Juniors Rule With no seniors of the 2011 roster, the Tigers will rely heavily on their talented junior class of Altrese Hawkins, Cassidy Hawkins, Vesna Jelic, Marija Jovanovic, Maja Kostic, and Hajnalka Molnar, which includes five starters from last year’s squad.

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Last Outing

vs. UAB Tuesday, Sept. 20 UAB, 3-0

vs. ECU Friday, Sept. 23 Memphis, 3-0

UAB Blocks Tigers From Victory

Tigers Sink Pirates 3-0 in C-USA Showdown

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Despite two players with double-digit kills, the Memphis women’s volleyball team fell in three sets to UAB (17-25, 14-25, 20-25) Tuesday night to open Conference-USA play. The loss snaps a six-match Tiger win streak and gives Memphis an 11-3 overall record this season while UAB improves to 11-2.

Memphis,Tenn. - The Memphis Tigers picked up their first conference win of the season as they downed the ECU Pirates in three-straight sets (27-25, 25-19, 25-18) Friday night at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. The win gives the Tigers a 12-3 record on the season and a 1-1 mark in Conference USA action, while the Pirates fall to 2-8 and 0-2 in conference play.

Junior Marija Jovanovic led the way for the Tigers with 14 kills while fellow junior Altrese Hawkins recorded 10, moving her past current Tiger head coach April Jauregui and into 18th place all-time in the Memphis record books with 1,019 career putaways. Junior Vesna Jelic led the Tiger defense with 14 digs, but Memphis could not overcome 10 UAB team blocks, hitting just .104 in the match. The Tigers jumped out to early 5-2 lead in set one, thanks in part to three kills from Hawkins, but a 7-0 Blazer run soon had Memphis on its heels trailing 9-5. Jelic finally ended UAB’s streak with a kill down the middle, leading to a backand-forth battle on the scoreboard. However, a clean attack kept UAB in front as the Blazers hit .364 for the set with just one error to record a 25-17 victory. Set two was tight from the start as Memphis went toe-to-toe with its conference rivals. The Blazers were finally able to eek out a 10-7 lead after a 4-1 spurt punctuated with a solo block. The Tigers fought back and had two chances to tie the set but were plagued by hitting errors, which allowed UAB to string together an 11-2 run. Trailing 17-10, Memphis simply didn’t have enough left in the tank to overtake the charging Blazers, falling 25-14.

Junior Altrese Hawkins led the way for the Tigers with 11 kills followed by freshman Lauren Hawkins with eight. Junior Hajnalka Molnar continued her nation leading ways in assists, posting 34, while junior Marija Jovanovic led the way in digs with 14. The Tigers jumped out to an early 3-1 lead in the first set behind two early kills from Altrese Hawkins. Memphis led most of the set until late when the Pirates rallied behind a 6-0 run to tie the game at 24. In the end Memphis would prevail 27-25 on a fifth kill by Hawkins. Memphis would take set two, clawing out a 12-6 lead early that included run of four-straight points for the Tigers. Redshirt junior Vesna Jelic posted five kills in the set with Altrese Hawkins, Marija Jovanovic, and Lauren Hawkins each cheking in with four. ECU would keep it close, but the Tigers would eventually take the set 25-19. The Pirates would come back strong in set three but in the end the Tigers would be too much, taking the win 25-19. Set three saw Vesna Jelic set a career best in services aces with six, besting her previous best of five against UALR earlier this year.

Hawkins pounded home a crosscourt kill to begin set three and set the tone for the Tigers, who were soon leading 5-2. However, despite two more kills from Hawkins, UAB strung together a 7-2 run to pull ahead at 9-7. Back-to-back putaways from Jovanovic soon knotted the score, but the Blazers continued to do just enough to stay in front, capitalizing on Memphis miscues and continuing their offensive assault to take a 17-12 lead. However, energized by an enthusiastic crowd, the Tigers refused to go down without a fight and put together a 7-2 run capitalized by their first block of the night to tie the score at 19-19 and force a UAB timeout. But it was all Blazers out of the break as they quickly put away six of the next seven points to end the Tiger comeback and the match with a 25-20 win.

Volleyball Box Score 2011 Memphis Volleyball UAB vs Memphis (Sep 20, 2011 at Memphis, Tenn.) # 1 2 6 7 9 20 3 14 23

UAB

WOODS, Alison SERLEY, Sam GALLAGHER, Kirsten MORRELL, Kate SLAUGHTER, Ally SIMMONS, Michele HOWARD, Becca RICKS, Ashley THOMAS, Heather Totals

S

K

Attack E TA

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

0 8 4 6 8 4 0 7 0

0 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0

3

37

Team Attack By Set Set K E TA Pct Sideout Pct 1 13 1 33 .364 13-18 72% 2 10 1 22 .409 11-14 78% 3 14 6 44 .182 11-21 52% 35-53

8

0 16 8 27 26 8 0 13 1 99

Pct

.000 .438 .375 .185 .231 .250 .000 .462 .000 .293

Serve Ast SA SE RE

14 0 2 0 0 1 13 0 3 33

1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3

0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4

Volleyball Box Score 2011 Memphis Volleyball ECU vs Memphis (Sep 23, 2011 at Memphis, Tenn.)

Block Dig BS BA BE

0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1

6 0 1 7 5 0 9 2 13

6

43

0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 3 3 2 1 1 0 2 0

4 12

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

BH

Pts

#

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1.0 9.5 8.5 8.0 9.5 4.5 1.0 8.0 0.0

4 6 11 14 15 16 3 5 7

0

50.0

1

2

3

25 25 25 17 14 20

DERBY, Kelly JONES, Nicole ROPER, Britney ALLGOOD, Hannah VARNUM, Jackie CECICH, Zarah KAVANAUGH, Kasey CAMPBELL, Whitney BEASLEY, Shelby Team Totals

TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 10.0 SET SCORES UAB (3) Memphis (0)

ECU

6 9 11 13 14 22 4 10 16

Memphis

Team Records:

11-2, 1-0 11-3, 0-1

66%

HAWKINS, Altrese JOVANOVIC, Marija HAWKINS, Lauren JELIC, Vesna MOLNAR, Hajnalka MEYER, Katie PULIDO, Megan KOSTIC, Maja PETRONIJEVIC, A. Totals

S

K

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

10 14 2 4 2 1 0 0 0

3

Team Attack By Set Set K E TA Pct Sideout Pct 1 11 7 35 .114 12-24 50% 2 9 8 33 .030 11-25 43% 3 13 7 38 .158 10-24 41% 33-73

45%

33

Attack E TA

4 6 6 1 2 2 0 1 0

22

23 33 12 20 7 8 0 3 0

106

Pct

.261 .242

-.333

.150 .000

-.125

.000

-.333

.000 .104

Serve Ast SA SE RE

0 0 0 2 28 1 1 0 1 33

0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 6

0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 9

0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3

Block Dig BS BA BE

3 8 1 14 8 1 1 9 4 49

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

BH

Pts

0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0

10.0 15.5 2.0 6.0 4.0 1.5 1.0 0.0 1.0

3

TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 2.0 Site: Memphis, Tenn. (Elma Roane) Date: Sep 20, 2011 Attend: 238 Time: 1:15 Referees: Keith Hutchinson, Rob Schewmaker

K

Attack E TA

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

8 0 7 0 6 2 1 3 0

1 0 3 3 6 2 1 3 0

14 2 25 6 18 4 6 17 0

3

27

19

92

Team Attack By Set Set K E TA Pct Sideout Pct 1 11 7 41 .098 13-27 48% 2 6 3 27 .111 14-24 58% 3 10 9 24 .042 10-25 40% 37-76

#

S

41.0

# 6 9 11 13 14 22 4 10 16

Memphis

HAWKINS, Altrese JOVANOVIC, Marija HAWKINS, Lauren JELIC, Vesna MOLNAR, Hajnalka MEYER, Katie PULIDO, Megan KOSTIC, Maja PETRONIJEVIC, A. Totals

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Serve Ast SA SE RE

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0 2 0 1 0 21 0 0 1

0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1

0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 1

.087

25

3

8

-.500

0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 1 9

Block Dig BS BA BE

BH

Pts

1 3 5 7 0 4 0 3 10

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

10.5 0.0 8.0 1.0 6.5 4.0 2.0 3.0 1.0

33

2

8

1

0

36.0

TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0 SET SCORES ECU (0) Memphis (3)

1

2

3

25 19 18 27 25 25

Team Records:

2-9, 0-2 12-3, 1-1

48%

S

K

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

11 9 9 7 1 3 0 1 0

3

Team Attack By Set Set K E TA Pct Sideout Pct 1 15 9 41 .146 13-25 51% 2 19 7 38 .316 15-20 75% 3 7 4 20 .150 10-18 55% 38-63

Pct

.500 .000 .160

60%

41

Attack E TA

6 3 5 2 3 0 0 1 0

20

27 18 18 20 7 7 0 2 0 99

Pct

.185 .333 .222 .250

-.286

.429 .000 .000 .000 .212

Serve Ast SA SE RE

1 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 1 37

0 1 0 6 0 0 0 2 0

0 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 3

9 12

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3

Block Dig BS BA BE

3 14 1 8 5 1 3 5 5 45

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

4 3 2 0 1 6 0 0 0

1 16

1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3

BH

Pts

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

13.0 11.5 10.0 13.0 1.5 7.0 0.0 3.0 0.0

0

TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 9.0 Site: Memphis, Tenn. (Elma Roane) Date: Sep 23, 2011 Attend: 288 Time: 1:25 Referees: Tom Von Someren, Bob Bayless

59.0


Memphis Volleyball • Weekly Release #6 • Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Last Outing

vs. Marshall Sunday, Sept. 25 Memphis, 3-0 Memphis Volleyball Sweeps Marshall In C-USA Action MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A strong defensive presence helped the Memphis volleyball team improve to 2-1 in Conference USA play and 13-3 overall with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-21) win over Marshall on Sunday. The Tigers held Marshall to .227 hitting thanks in part to five team blocks and 40 digs. Junior Vesna Jelic posted a team-high 10 digs while junior Marija Jovanovic and freshman Aleksandra Petronijevic each tallied nine. Junior Altrese Hawkins paced the Tiger offense with 14 kills. Senior Cameron Yoho led the Thundering Herd with a double-double of 11 digs and 10 kills. Memphis got off to a strong start in set one with the first three points going to the home team. Hawkins had two early kills to help the Tigers jump out to a 7-3 lead. However, Marshall scored five of the next seven points after finding its offensive rhythm and was finally able to tie the score at 11-11. But the Tiger defense came up big with a powerful block from Lauren Hawkins and Hajnalka Molnar to prevent the Herd from taking the lead. The two teams stayed tight from there with Memphis maintaining a slight advantage but feeling constant pressure from the Herd. That pressure finally paid off for Marshall as it took the lead 19-18 after three straight kills. But the advantage was short-lived as Altrese Hawkins took over the set and powered home four kills in the final seven points to give Memphis the 25-22 win. Hawkins finished the frame with seven kills on .455 hitting. Set two began the same way as set one, with an early Memphis lead and a powerful attack led by Hawkins. But Marshall quickly got into sync and scored three straight points to go up 5-4. After falling behind, 9-6, the Tigers began making their move, putting together a 5-1 run featuring two aces to regain the lead at 11-10. The Herd tied the score once and had several other opportunities to even the tally, but Memphis stayed strong and took the set, 25-21. With the Tigers sensing victory and Marshall trying to stay in the match, set three was tight from the opening serve. The Herd used a 3-0 spurt to go in front 9-6 only to see Memphis respond with a 7-1 run to build a 13-10 lead. The advantage quickly became 18-12 as the Tigers stayed on the attack, eventually scoring the 25-21 victory.

Volleyball Box Score 2011 Memphis Volleyball MAR vs Memphis (Sep 25, 2011 at Memphis, Tenn.) # 1 3 10 15 20 23 2 9 12 14 21

MAR

RAHAL,Dorothy MILLIGAN,Ryanne YOHO,Cameron BYOUSMCCONNELL,Sacha WILKERSON,Desirre SCHAD,Katy BAILEY,Hannah BANE,Sammie TOMAS,Abby POTTS,Katie SUTTLES,Ali Totals

S

K

3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 1

0 0 10 5 11 3 0 2 5 0 1

3

37

Team Attack By Set Set K E TA Pct Sideout Pct 1 14 6 39 .205 13-24 54% 2 11 2 25 .360 15-24 62% 3 12 7 33 .152 13-24 54% 41-72

# 6 9 11 13 14 22 4 10 16

Attack E TA

0 0 5 1 3 4 0 0 2 0 0

15

0 0 28 10 22 14 0 4 18 0 1 97

Pct

.000 .000 .179 .400 .364

-.071

.000 .500 .167 .000 1.000 .227

Serve Ast SA SE RE

1 0 0 0 1 1 0 31 1 0 0 35

1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

0 1 3 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0

4 10

SET SCORES MAR (0) Memphis (3)

1

2

3

22 21 21 25 25 25

7 11 11 1 1 8 1 6 2 0 0 48

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

0 0 2 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 10

0

BH

Pts

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

1.0 1.0 11.0 6.5 12.0 5.0 0.0 3.0 7.5 0.0 1.0

1

48.0

Team Records:

2-11, 1-2 13-3, 2-1

56%

Attack E TA

Serve Ast SA SE RE

S

K

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

14 9 7 6 1 4 0 1 0

4 5 3 2 1 1 0 0 0

28 25 18 19 4 9 0 4 0

.357 .160 .222 .211 .000 .333 .000 .250 .000

0 0 0 1 37 0 0 0 4

0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3

0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1

Totals

3

42

16

107

.243

42

6

6

Team Attack By Set Set K E TA Pct Sideout Pct 1 14 3 38 .289 14-23 60% 2 17 6 41 .268 16-22 72% 3 11 7 28 .143 13-21 61% 43-66

6

Block Dig BS BA BE

TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 7.0

Memphis

HAWKINS, Altrese JOVANOVIC, Marija HAWKINS, Lauren JELIC, Vesna MOLNAR, Hajnalka MEYER, Katie PULIDO, Megan KOSTIC, Maja PETRONIJEVIC, A. Team

1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Pct

0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4

Block Dig BS BA BE

BH

Pts

1 9 1 10 5 3 1 1 9

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

14.5 10.0 8.5 7.5 1.5 5.0 1.0 2.0 3.0

40

0 10

0

1

53.0

TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 5.0 Site: Memphis, Tenn. (Elma Roane) Date: Sep 25, 2011 Attend: 174 Time: 1:27 Referees: Bob Bayless, Tom Van Someren

65%

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Memphis Volleyball • Weekly Release #6 • Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Tiger Achievements

TIGERS BY THE NUMBERS

2011 HONORS Preseason All-Conference USA Altrese Hawkins COBRA Magazine All-Preseason Team Altrese Hawkins C-USA Player of the Week Aug. 29 - Altrese Hawkins (Offensive) Aug. 29 - Hajnalka Molnar (Setter) Sept. 19 - Hajnalka Molnar (Setter) Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Marija Jovanovic Aleksandra Petronijevic Altrese Hawkins (MVP) USF Asics/Powerade Challenge All-Tournament Marija Jovanovic Saluki Invitational All-Tournament Marija Jovanovic (MVP) Hajnalka Molnar Spartan Spiketacular All-Tournament Altrese Hawkins, MVP Marija Jovanovic Altrese Hawkins

Double-Digit Kills: Player Altrese Hawkins Marija Jovanovic Lauren Hawkins Vesna Jelic Katie Meyer

Total Streak 16 10 10 0 4 0 2 0 2 0

High 27 20 11 11 10

Double-Doubles: Vesna Jelic (1) vs. Georgia State (8/27) - 11K and 13D Marija Jovanovic (3) vs. Georgia State (8/27) - 15K and 16D vs. San Francisco (9/3) - 20K and 10D vs. SIU (9/10) - 14K and 14D Hajnalka Molnar (2) vs. SEMO (8/26) -45A and 10D vs. Columbia (9/3) - 57A and 12D vs. SIU (9/10) 37A and 10D

20+ Kills: Altrese Hawkins vs. Columbia (9/3) -27K Marija Jovanovic vs. San Francisco (9/3) -20K Double-Digit Digs: Player Total Streak Aleksandra Petronijevic 11 0 Maja Kostic 3 0 Vesna Jelic 9 1 Marija Jovanovic 3 0 Hajnalka Molnar 3 1

High 29 12 16 16 12

20+ Digs: Aleksandra Petronijevic (2) vs. SEMO (8/26) - 21 vs. Georgia State (8/27) - 29 10+ Blocks:

Triple-Doubles:

2011 MEMPHIS RECORD ... TEAM RECORD W-L Overall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-3 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Neutral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1 3 sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-1 4 sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 5 sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 when when when when

win first set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-0 win first two sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-0 lose first set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 lose first two sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1

when when when when when when when when

attack pct. over .400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 attack pct. over .300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-0 attack pct. over .200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-2 atack pct. under .200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 have higher attack percentage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-0 opponent has higher attack percentage . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 have more kills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-1 opponent has more kills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2

when have more aces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-2

when when when when when when when when when when

opponent has more aces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 have same aces as opponent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 have more service errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 opponent has more service errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-0 have same service errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 have more return errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 opponent has more return errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-3 have same return errors as opponent . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 have 5 or less return errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-1 have more than 5 return errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2

when when when when when when

have more digs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1 opponent has more digs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 have same digs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 have more team blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2 opponent has more team blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1 have same team blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0

on on on on on on on

Mondays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fridays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saturdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Conference USA

2011 CONFERENCE USA STANDINGS CONFERENCE USA After marking its 15-year milestone during the 2009-10 season, Conference USA is still going strong. From the beginning, dedication to excellence has been the league’s guiding principle and remains today a common thread for a promising future. C-USA is home to 12 nationally prominent, tradition-rich members in East Carolina, Houston, Marshall, Memphis, Rice, SMU, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, UCF and UTEP. This combination enhances men’s and women’s programs that are immersed in athletic success and academic prowess. Together, we are committed to excellence, integrity and leadership in athletics, academics and in our communities. All C-USA institutions sponsor Division I-A football, along with several other men’s and women’s athletic programs, many of which compete regularly for NCAA Championships. C-USA sponsors competition in 20 sports - nine for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field) and 11 for women (basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, softball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball). The league sponsors numerous academic awards, including the Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom. C-USA annually awards 12 postgraduate scholarships, along with the Sport Academic Award, Scholar Athletes of the Year and the Institutional Academic Excellence Award. Conference USA also added a Spirit of Service Award, recognizing student-athletes three times a year for a combination of significant community service efforts, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport. Memphis vs. C-USA (Sept. 26, 2011) UAB..................................... 37-19 ECU....................................... 15-3 Houston................................. 8-22 Marshall...................................4-8 Rice.........................................4-3 SMU........................................3-4 Southern Miss....................... 23-16 Tulane.................................. 20-17 Tulsa.......................................8-8 UCF....................................... 11-9 UTEP.......................................7-3 Total...............................128-110

C-USA GAMES Team W-L PCT UAB 3-0 1.000 Houston 3-0 1.000 Tulsa 2-0 1.000 Memphis 2-1 .667 UCF 2-1 .667 Rice 2-1 .667 UTEP 1-2 .333 Marshall 1-2 .333 Southern Miss 0-2 .000 Tulane 0-2 .000 SMU 0-2 .000 ECU 0-3 .000

STK W3 W3 W2 W2 L1 W2 W1 L2 L2 L2 L2 L3

ALL GAMES W-L PCT 13-2 .867 10-3 .769 11-4 .733 13-3 .812 10-4 .714 7-7 .417 11-5 .688 2-11 .154 6-8 .429 5-8 .385 4-10 .286 2-10 .167

H 2-0 6-0 3-1 6-1 7-4 5-3 5-1 1-2 3-0 2-3 2-1 1-0

A 4-0 1-2 4-1 2-1 1-0 1-1 2-2 0-5 0-6 1-4 0-5 1-4

N Lst10 7-2 8-2 3-1 7-3 4-2 8-2 5-1 8-2 2-0 8-2 1-3 5-5 4-2 5-5 1-4 2-8 3-2 3-7 2-1 6-4 2-4 3-7 0-6 1-9

C-USA NOTES OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK KATIE NORRIS, HOUSTON // 6-0, JR., OH // HUMBLE, TEXAS Norris helped the Cougars open Conference USA play with a 3-0 record for the first time since 2007 with wins over Rice, Southern Miss and Tulane. In the three wins, Norris had 39 kills (3.25 kps), four blocks, 16 digs (1.33 dps) and posted a .323 hitting percentage (39K-8E-96TA). Norris opened the week with a career-high 17 kills and established a .531 hitting percentage with a 17-for32 performance against the Owls. In addition, in 32 attack attempts she did not record an error. Norris followed that up with a career-high 18 kills and two blocks against Southern Miss and closed out the weekend with four fills, two blocks and five digs against Tulane. This is Norris’ first career Offensive Player of the Week honor. DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK KIRSTEN GALLAGHER, UAB // 6-2, JR., MB // AUBURN, ALA. Gallagher was a presence at the net for the Blazers as UAB posted a 3-0 record in the first week of conference play. The Blazers are now 13-2 overall, thanks to Gallagher’s ability to be a wall against opponent’s attacks. The Auburn, Ala., native averaged 1.90 blocks per set, as she posted match-highs in that statistic in victories against Memphis, Marshall and East Carolina. In the sweep of the Tigers, Gallagher recorded three solo blocks and three block assists, before tallying nine and four total blocks versus the Herd and Pirates, respectively. She posted as many solo blocks (6) for the week as the three conference opponents did combined. Gallagher guided the Blazers’ defense to hold opponents to a C-USA weekly best .089 attacking percentage. Gallagher picks up her first career Defensive Player of the Week honor and it marks UAB’s second-consecutive defensive accolade of the season. SETTER OF THE WEEK CAITLIN OGLETREE, HOUSTON // 5-8, FR., S // MONTGOMERY, TEXAS Ogletree helped the Cougars open Conference USA play with a 3-0 record for the first time since 2007 with wins over Rice, Southern Miss and Tulane. She accounted for 11.33 assists per set (136 total) as well as tallying 21 digs and five service aces in the three wins. She opened the weekend with 40 assists (13.33/set), four digs and two service aces against Rice. She followed that up with a career-high 53 assists and nine digs in a win over Southern Miss and closed out the weekend with 43 assists, eight digs and two blocks against Tulane. This is the rookie’s first Setter of the Week honor.

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CASSIDY HAWKINS• 6-2 • JUNIOR • MIDDLE BLOCKER • LEXINGTON, TENN. 2011: Played in two matches against Alabama A&M and SEMO...Recorded three kills and two service aces along with a .111 hitting percentage against the Bulldogs...Also had four block assists...Played in two sets in a 3-0 victory over Providence...Recorded two kills...Saw time against Green Bay and Murray State in the Saluki Invitational...Recorded career-high hitting percentage (.833) with five kills against the Racers.

CASSIDY HAWKINS – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 3 2 9 .111 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 0 4.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 1 0 1 3 -.333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR Did Not Play Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE Did Not Play Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 2 2 1 3 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs. Columbia Did Not Play Sep 03, 2011 vs. San Francisco Did Not Play Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 2 4 1 6 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 5 0 6 .833 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU Did Not Play Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG Did Not Play Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford Did Not Play Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard Did Not Play Sep 20, 2011 UAB Did Not Play Sep 23, 2011 ECU Did Not Play Sep 25, 2011 Marshall Did Not Play Totals 11 14 5 27 .333 0 2 0 0 2 0 6 0 6.0 0 Sets played: 11 Kills per set: 1.27 Service aces per set: 0.18 Digs per set: 0.18 Blocks per set: 0.55

2 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season:5 vs. Murray St., 9/10/11 Career: 7 (three times) Hitting %: Season: .833 vs. Murray St., 9/10/11 Career: same Assists: Season: N/A Career: 2 (twice) Service Aces: Season: 2 vs. Alabama A&M, 8/26/11 Career: Same Digs: Season: 2 vs. Alabama A&M, 8/26/11 Career: 3 (four times) Blocks: Season: 4 vs. Alabama A&M, 8/26/11 Career: 9 at Southern Miss, 11/14/10

MEGAN PULIDO• 5-8 • SOPHOMORE • SETTER • CORDOVA, TENN. 2011: Saw time in all four matches in the Memphis Invitational, playing in all four sets against UALR and Georgia State...Recorded first career assist against UALR and first service ace against SEMO...Saw time in matches against Providence, Columbia and USF...Recorded career-high three digs against SIU in championship game of SIU Invitational...Played in all 10 sets during the Spartan Spiketacular, totaling three digs and three service aces...Helped Memphis to a 2-1 start in C-USA...Tied career high with three digs in 3-0 sweep of ECU.

MEGAN PULIDO – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 3 0 0 1 .000 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 0 0 0 .000 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 3 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 4 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 0 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 0 0 0 .000 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 0 0 0 .000 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 0 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Totals

50 0 0 2 .000 4 7 9 0 20 0 0 0 0.0 0

Sets played: 50 Kills per set: 0.00 Assists per set: 0.08 Service aces per set: 0.14 Digs per set: 0.40

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ALTRESE HAWKINS• 5-10 • R-JUNIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER • SCHAUMBURG, ILL. 2011: Named the Memphis Invitational Most Valuable Player after leading the Tigers to four-straight victories...Averaged 4.27 kills per set, including hitting .630 against SEMO en route to leading the Tigers to their 800th program win...Credited with a .383 hitting efficiency (64K, 13E, 133TA) during the Memphis Invitational...Also tabbed C-USA Offensive Player of the Week...Recorded new season high of 27 kills in 3-1 loss to Columbia...Hit .526 in a 3-0 victory over Providence...Recorded 41 kills in three matches during the Saluki Invitational en route to helping Memphis to the tournament title...Named Spartan Spiketacular MVP after leading Memphis to three-straight victories...Totaled 39 kills in 10 sets during the tournament, including her 1000th career kill against Howard...Registered 14 kills in 3-0 win over Marshall...Set season high with four blocks in 3-0 win over ECU. ALTRESE HAWKINS – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 14 2 34 .353 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 18 1 27 .630 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 14 5 27 .333 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 18 5 45 .289 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 11 1 19 .526 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 2.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 4 27 7 64 .312 0 0 1 0 7 0 2 0 2.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 9 7 32 .062 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 12 4 28 .286 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 3.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 14 4 28 .357 1 2 1 0 4 0 3 1 3.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 15 6 28 .321 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 11 0 16 .688 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 18 3 43 .349 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 10 4 24 .250 1 0 1 1 5 1 0 0 1.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 10 4 23 .261 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 11 6 27 .185 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 4.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 14 4 28 .357 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Totals

55 226 63 493 .331 4 5 3 2 47 5 22 2 27.0 0

Sets played: 55 Kills per set: 4.11 Assists per set: 0.07 Service aces per set: 0.09 Digs per set: 0.85 Blocks per set: 0.49

6 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: 27 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Career: 29 vs. Southern Miss, 10/29/10 Hitting %: Season: .630 vs. SEMO, 8/26/11 Career: Same Assists: Season: 1 vs. UALR, 8/27/11 Career: Same (five times) Service Aces: Season: 1 vs. Providence, 9/2/11 Career: 5 vs. UTEP, 11/21/10 Digs: Season: 7 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Career: same Blocks: Season: 4 vs. ECU, 9/23/11 Career: 5 vs. Houston, 10/15/10

MARIJA JOVANOVIC• 6-2 • JUNIOR • RIGHT SIDE • BELGRADE, SERBIA 2011: Named a member of the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament team after downing 55 (3.67 k/s) kills and coming up with 31 digs...Held a .300 hitting percentage and posted a double-double of 15 kills and 16 digs in the championship match against Georgia State...Selected to USF Asics/Powerade Challenge All-Tournament team after registering double-double of 20 kills and 10 digs agains the Dons in a 3-2 loss...Named MVP of the Saluki Invitational after powering Memphis to the tournament title with a double-double of 14 kills and 14 digs in the championship match against SIU...Picked up her fourth all-tournament selection of the preseason at the Spartan Spiketacular...Had a tournament-best 18 kills in a 3-1 win over Radford...Recorded 32 kills and 31 digs to help Memphis go 2-1 in the first week of C-USA play. MARIJA JOVANOVIC– 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 16 7 32 .281 1 2 4 0 5 0 4 0 4.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 9 3 27 .222 1 1 2 0 7 0 1 0 1.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 15 4 26 .423 0 4 1 0 3 0 1 0 1.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 15 5 35 .286 0 2 3 0 16 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 11 2 21 .429 0 0 3 0 5 0 2 1 2.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 1 3 2 14 .071 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 20 5 39 .385 0 0 1 1 10 0 3 0 3.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 7 6 28 .036 0 2 2 0 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 14 4 28 .357 0 1 1 0 6 0 3 1 3.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 14 3 28 .393 1 1 3 0 14 0 1 1 1.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 8 2 20 .300 0 2 2 0 5 0 4 0 4.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 18 9 43 .209 0 0 3 0 14 0 3 0 3.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 8 2 20 .300 1 2 3 0 2 1 3 0 4.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 14 6 33 .242 0 1 2 0 8 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 9 3 18 .333 0 1 2 0 14 0 3 0 3.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 9 5 25 .160 0 0 1 0 9 0 2 0 2.0 0 Totals

52 190 68 437 .279 4 19 33 1 126 1 33 3 34.0 0

Sets played: 52 Kills per set: 3.65 Assists per set: 0.08 Service aces per set: 0.37 Digs per set: 2.42 Blocks per set: 0.65

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MAJA KOSTIC• 5-10 • R-JUNIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER • BELGRADE, SERBIA 2011: Posted nine kills and 35 digs while seeing time in 13 sets throughout the Memphis Invitational... Also recorded eight service aces...Set season high with five kills in a 3-1 loss to Columbia...Also recorded two service aces and five digs against the Lions...Posted season high and tied career high with nine kills in championship match of Saluki Invitational...Also recorded career-high 15 digs in match against Green Bay...Played in all 10 sets of the Spartan Spiketacular, helping Memphis to the tournament crown...Had 10 digs in a 3-0 win over Howard...Helped Memphis to wins over ECU and Marshall, playing in every set.

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MAJA KOSTIC – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 3 1 9 .222 0 1 4 1 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 2 1 8 .125 1 4 1 1 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 3 1 10 .200 0 1 4 0 8 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 1 5 10 -.400 0 2 2 0 11 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 2 0 1 3 -.333 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 3 5 2 15 .200 1 2 1 0 5 0 1 1 1.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 1 1 11 .000 0 1 2 5 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 4 1 9 .333 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 7 3 17 .235 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 9 3 23 .261 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 1 1 3 .000 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 1 0 5 .200 0 3 1 0 8 0 0 1 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 3 2 6 .167 1 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 0 1 3 -.333 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 1 1 2 .000 0 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 1 0 4 .250 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Totals

53 42 24 138 .130 3 18 33 14 112 0 1 2 1.0 0

Sets played: 53 Kills per set: 0.79 Assists per set: 0.06 Service aces per set: 0.34 Digs per set: 2.11 Blocks per set: 0.02

SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: 9 vs. SIU, 9/10/11 Career: 9 (three times) Hitting %: Season: .333 vs. Green Bay, 9/9/11 Career: 1.000 at Houston, 11/7/10 Assists: Season: 1 (twice) Career: 2 (twice) Service Aces: Season: 4 vs. SEMO, 8/26/11 Career: 6 at UIC, 9/3/10 Digs: Season: 15 vs. Green Bay, 9/9/11 Career: same Blocks: Season: 1 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Career: 3 at Southern Miss, 11/14/10

LAUREN HAWKINS• 6-2 • FRESHMAN • MIDDLE BLOCKER• ROWLETT, TEXAS 2011: Saw significant time, starting all four matches in the Memphis Invitational...Downed 36 kills and held a .276 hitting percentage...Set a career high with a .400 attack percentage in a 3-1 win over SEMO...Totaled nine block assists...Started all 12 sets in the USF Asics/Powerade Challenge... Tied a season high with 11 kills in a 3-1 loss to Columbia...Set a season and career high with five total blocks in a 3-2 loss to USF...Downed four kills and had two blocks in championship game of the Saluki Invitational...Registered 23 kills in 10 sets during the Spartan Spiketacular to help Memphis win the tournament crown...Hit .636 with seven kills in 3-0 victory over Howard...Tallied nine and seven kills, respectively, in back-to-back straight set wins over ECU and Marshall. LAUREN HAWKINS– 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 11 6 20 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 8 2 15 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 6 3 17 .176 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 3.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 11 4 24 .292 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 5 0 7 .714 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 4 11 5 22 .273 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 10 3 21 .333 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 5.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs. Green Bay Did Not Play Sep 10, 2011 vs. Murray St. Did Not Play Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 4 2 11 .182 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 9 1 12 .667 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 7 3 19 .211 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 7 0 11 .636 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 2 6 12 -.333 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 9 5 18 .222 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 7 3 18 .222 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0 Totals

49 107 43 227 .282 0 0 0 1 6 5 25 8 30.0 0

Sets played: 49 Kills per set: 2.18 Digs per set: 0.12 Blocks per set: 0.61

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JOVANA BARISIC• 6-4 • SOPHOMORE • MIDDLE BLOCKER • BELGRADE, SERBIA 2011: Saw first action of 2011 season against Providence...Recorded the match-winning kill... Registered career-high two digs in 3-1 loss to Columbia...Played in one set against Howard, downing her second kill of the season in two attempts.

JOVANA BARISIC– 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M Did Not Play Aug 26, 2011 SEMO Did Not Play Aug 27, 2011 UALR Did Not Play Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE Did Not Play Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco Did Not Play Sep 09, 2011 vs. Green Bay Did Not Play Sep 10, 2011 vs. Murray St. Did Not Play Sep 10, 2011 at SIU Did Not Play Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG Did Not Play Sep 17, 2011 vs. Radford Did Not Play Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 1 1 0 2 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB Did Not Play Sep 23, 2011 ECU Did Not Play Sep 25, 2011 Marshall Did Not Play Totals 3 2 0 3 .667 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sets played: 3 Kills per set: 0.67 Digs per set: 0.67

12 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: 1 vs. Providence, 9/2/11 Career: 2 at SMU, 10/10/10 Hitting %: Season: 1.000 vs. Providence, 9/2/11 Career: 1.000 (twice) Assists: Season: N/A Career: Same Service Aces: Season: N/A Career: Same Digs: Season: 2 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Career: same Blocks: Season: N/A Career: 5 vs. UAB, 11/27/10

VESNA JELIC• 5-11 • R-JUNIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER•BELGRADE, SERBIA 2011: Recorded 40 digs and 32 kills during the Memphis Invitational...Posted double-double of 11 kills and 13 digs in the championship match against Georgia State...Registered season-high 16 digs in a 3-1 loss to Columbia...Hit .222 and helped the Tigers to a 3-0 victory over Providence...Saw time in all nine sets of the Saluki Invitational en route to helping Memphis to the tournament title...Named to the Spartan Spiketacular All-Tournament team after totaling 23 kills and 34 digs to help Memphis win the tournament crown...10 kills against Radford was second best for her in 2011...Led Memphis in digs in a 3-0 loss to UAB...Also led the Tigers in digs (10) in a 3-0 win over Marshall...Set new career high with six service aces against ECU. VESNA JELIC– 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 5 2 25 .120 2 0 0 1 9 0 0 1 0.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 7 3 29 .138 1 1 2 5 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 9 3 23 .261 0 3 2 0 11 0 2 0 2.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 11 4 41 .171 1 0 2 1 13 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 6 2 18 .222 1 2 1 2 8 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 4 7 3 26 .154 1 0 3 1 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 6 3 18 .167 0 2 4 2 9 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 7 2 28 .179 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 0 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 0 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 8 1 15 .467 0 0 1 1 7 0 0 1 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 10 5 23 .217 0 0 1 2 17 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 5 2 19 .158 0 2 1 2 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 4 1 20 .150 2 2 2 3 14 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 7 2 20 .250 0 6 1 1 8 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 6 2 19 .211 1 1 1 2 10 0 1 0 1.0 0 Totals

55 98 35 324 .194 11 19 21 24 157 0 6 2 6.0 0

Sets played: 55 Kills per set: 1.78 Assists per set: 0.20 Service aces per set: 0.35 Digs per set: 2.85 Blocks per set: 0.11

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13 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: 11 vs. Georgia State, 8/27/11 Career: 15 (twice) Hitting %: Season: .261 vs. UALR, 8/27/11 Career: .391 at UCF, 10/24/10 Assists: Season: 2 vs. Alabama A&M, 8/26/11 Career: 3 (twice) Service Aces: Season: 6 vs. ECU, 9/23/11 Career: same Digs: Season: 16 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Career: 20 at Rice, 11/5/10 Blocks: Season: 2 vs. UALR, 8/27/11 Career: 3 vs. Miami, 8/28/10


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HAJNALKA MOLNAR• 5-9 • R-JUNIOR • SETTER• BUDAPEST, HUNGARY 2011: Named C-USA’s Setter of the Week after a solid performance throughout the Memphis Invitational...Recorded 199 total assists, including 61 in the championship match against Georgia State to lead the Tigers to four-straight victories....Downed season-high five kills against Columbia and San Francisco...Set career high with a 1.000 hitting percentage against the Lions...Recorded second double-double of the season with 57 assists and 12 digs against Columbia...Selected to the Saluki Invitational All-Tournament team after leading Memphis with 118 assists in three matches...Recorded a double-double of 37 assists and 10 digs against SIU...Totaled 118 assists in three matches, including a tournament -best 49 against Radford, to help Memphis to the tournament crown...Named C-USA Setter of the Week for performance at Spartan Spiketacular...Chipped in 35 and 37 assists, respectively, in back-to-back 3-0 wins over ECU and Marshall.

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HAJNALKA MOLNAR – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 2 1 4 .250 46 0 3 0 8 0 1 1 1.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 1 1 2 .000 45 1 3 0 10 0 2 0 2.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 2 0 4 .500 47 2 1 0 8 0 1 0 1.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 3 1 5 .400 61 1 1 0 9 0 1 1 1.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 1 2 7 -.143 34 1 3 0 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 4 5 0 5 1.000 57 0 1 0 12 1 1 0 2.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 2 0 5 .400 48 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 0.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 1 0 6 .167 40 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 3 0 3 1.000 41 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 1 1 3 .000 37 2 2 0 10 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 0 0 0 .000 36 5 2 0 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 1 0 7 .143 49 1 0 0 9 0 0 1 0.0 2 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 2 0 4 .500 33 1 2 0 4 0 0 1 0.0 2 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 2 2 7 .000 28 1 1 0 8 1 0 0 1.0 3 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 1 3 7 -.286 35 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 1 1 4 .000 37 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1.0 0 Totals

55 28 12 73 .219 674 21 23 0 110 2 11 5 13.0 7

Sets played: 55 Kills per set: 0.51 Assists per set: 12.25 Service aces per set: 0.38 Digs per set: 2.00 Blocks per set: 0.24

SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: 5 (twice) Career: 6 vs. UCF, 11/19/10 Hitting %: Season: 1.000 (twice) Career: same Assists: Season: 61 vs. Georgia State, 8/27/11 Career: Same Service Aces: Season: 5 vs. Murray St., 9/10/11 Career: same Digs: Season: 12 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Career: 17 vs. Southern Miss, 10/29/10 Blocks: Season: 2 (three times) Career: 3 (four times)

ALEKSANDRA PETRONIJEVIC• 5-4 • R-FRESHMAN • LIBERO•BELGRADE, SERBIA 2011: Posted 75 total digs during the Memphis Invitational, including a career-high 29 in the championship match against Georgia State...29 digs in a single match ties Christine Bach and Christen Clayton for ninth all-time...Named to the all-tournament team...Recorded 37 digs in the USF Asics/Powerade Challenge while starting all 12 sets...Tied a season-high with four service aces against Providence... Extended double-digit digs streak to 10...Dug 38 balls in Saluki Invitational en route to helping Memphis to the tournament title...Saw streak of double-digit digs come to an end in a 3-0 route of UNCG...Totaled 26 digs in three matches to help Memphis win the tournament crown at the Spartan Spiketacular...Recorded 18 total digs in three matches to help Memphis get off to a 2-1 start in C-USA competition. ALEKSANDRA PETRONIJEVIC– 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 3 0 0 0 .000 2 0 3 2 11 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 4 0 0 0 .000 0 2 1 0 21 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 0 0 0 .000 3 2 2 1 14 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 0 0 0 .000 4 0 3 1 29 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 0 0 0 .000 4 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 4 0 0 0 .000 2 1 3 0 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 0 0 0 .000 1 0 3 2 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 0 0 0 .000 2 2 1 3 15 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 0 0 0 .000 3 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 0 0 0 .000 3 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 0 0 0 .000 2 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 0 0 1 .000 5 1 3 1 11 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 0 0 0 .000 1 0 1 3 9 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 0 0 0 .000 1 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 0 0 0 .000 1 0 3 2 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 Marshall 3 0 0 0 .000 4 3 1 0 9 0 0 0 0.0 1 Totals

55 0 0 1 .000 38 13 29 16 195 0 0 0 0.0 1

Sets played: 55 Kills per set: 0.00 Assists per set: 0.69 Service aces per set: 0.24 Digs per set: 3.55

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16 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: N/A Career: Same Hitting %: Season: N/A Career: Same Assists: Season: 4 (twice) Career: Same Service Aces: Season: 2 (twice) Career: Same Digs: Season: 29 vs. Georgia State, 8/27/11 Career: Same Blocks: Season: N/A Career: Same


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ALEXIS WESLEY• 6-1 • FRESHMAN• MIDDLE BLOCKER • SILVERDALE, WASH. 2011: Made collegiate debut against Providence...Recorded one kill and a perfect 1.000 hitting percentage in two sets played...Tied career high with one kill against Green Bay. ..Saw time in one set during 3-0 victory over Howard.

ALEXIS WESLEY – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M Did Not Play Aug 26, 2011 SEMO Did Not Play Aug 27, 2011 UALR Did Not Play Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE Did Not Play Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 2 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs. Coumbia Did Not Play Sep 03, 2011 vs. San Francisco Did Not Play Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 2 1 0 4 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs. Murray State Did Not Play Sep 10, 2011 at SIU Did Not Play Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG Did Not Play Sep 17, 2011 vs. Radford Did Not Play Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB Did Not Play Sep 23, 2011 ECU Did Not Play Sep 25, 2011 Marshall Did Not Play Totals 5 2 0 5 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 Sets played: 5 Kills per set: 0.40 Blocks per set: 0.00

19 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills Season: 1 (twice) Career: same Hitting Percentage Season: 1.000 vs. Providence, 9/2/11 Career: Same Assists Season: N/A Career: N/A Digs Season: N/A Career: N/A Total Blocks Season: N/A Career: N/A Aces Season: N/A Career: N/A

KATIE MEYER• 6-3 • SOPHOMORE• MIDDLE BLOCKER • DAYTON, OHIO 2011: Saw action in 12 of 15 sets in Memphis Invitational...Downed 19 kills and had seven total blocks...Set career high in kills (9) against Georgia State...Recorded career-high hitting percentage (.800) in 3-1 win over SEMO...Played in all nine sets during the Saluki Invitational en route to helping Memphis to the tournament title...Tied season high with five blocks against Murray State....Played in all 10 sets during three-straight wins in the Spartan Spiketacular...Tied season high of five total blocks during 4-1 victory over Radford...Played all nine sets in week one of C-USA play, helping the Tigers to wins over ECU and Marshall...Seven points in win over ECU was a season high.

KATIE MEYER – 2011 Match-by-Match ATTACK SET SERVE PASS BLOCK GEN Date Opponent SP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Aug 26, 2011 ALABAMA A&M 1 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Aug 26, 2011 SEMO 3 4 0 5 .800 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 UALR 4 6 3 10 .300 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3.0 0 Aug 27, 2011 GEORGIA STATE 4 9 2 11 .636 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 02, 2011 vs PC 3 5 0 7 .714 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 vs Columbia 4 10 3 19 .368 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3.0 0 Sep 03, 2011 at San Francisco 5 5 1 12 .333 1 0 2 0 4 2 3 0 5.0 0 Sep 09, 2011 vs Green Bay 3 10 2 18 .444 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 2 5.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 vs Murray State 3 4 0 10 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5.0 0 Sep 10, 2011 at SIU 3 2 1 6 .167 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2.0 0 Sep 16, 2011 at UNCG 3 5 1 10 .400 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Radford 4 7 3 15 .267 1 0 0 1 2 1 4 0 5.0 0 Sep 17, 2011 vs Howard 3 4 1 9 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0 Sep 20, 2011 UAB 3 1 2 8 -.125 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Sep 23, 2011 ECU 3 3 0 7 .429 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 2 7.0 0 Sep 25, 2011 MAR 3 4 1 9 .333 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2.0 0 Totals

52 79 21 158 .367 4 0 2 1 22 8 42 6 50.0 0

Sets played: 52 Kills per set: 1.52 Assists per set: 0.08 Digs per set: 0.42 Blocks per set: 0.96

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22 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Kills: Season: 10 vs. Columbia, 9/3/11 Season: Same Hitting %: Season: .800 vs. SEMO, 8/26/11 Career: Same Assists: Season: 1 vs. UALR, 8/27/11 Career: Same Service Aces: Season: N/A Career: 4 vs. LaSalle, 9/11/10 Digs: Season: 4 vs. San Francisco, 9/3/11 Career: 4 (twice) Blocks: Season: 5 (twice) Career: 8 vs. Miami, 8/28/10


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