The Lady Vol Volleyball team dropped its fifth-consecutive match on
Saturday with a 3-0 loss to No. 20 Southern California at the Aston's Imua
Wahine Volleyball Challenge in Honolulu, Hawaii.
With the loss, UT falls to 3-5 on the season while the Trojans improve to
3-2. Junior setter Laura Paul led Tennessee as she tallied 24 assists and a
team-best nine digs in UT's second match versus a ranked opponent in as
Sophomore middle blocker Ariana Wilson netted top-kill honors for the
Orange and White with seven. Freshman outside hitter Jennifer Elliott also
registered a solid performance for UT with a recorded seven digs and five
As a team, Tennessee continued to struggle, posting its fourth straight
match with a hitting percentage below .200. The Lady Vols recorded a .104
attack mark compared to USC, which posted a .339 hitting percentage.
Following the Lady Vols return to Knoxville, the squad will have the week
to prepare for their home opener against Eastern Michigan on Friday, Sept.
17. The match will be part of the third annual Toyota Lady Vol Classic at
the Stokely Athletic Center. Other participating schools in the two-day
event are Kansas and Lehigh.
Volleyball team struggles to pull out of losing streak
Published: Mon Sep 13, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:55 p.m.