Volleyball Wins Second Straight, Defeats Memphis 3-1
Oct. 8, 2006
GREENVILLE, N.C.--The East Carolina volleyball team won its second match in as many tries, defeating Conference USA Memphis 3-1 (30-28, 20-30, 30-28, 30-23) Sunday afternoon in Minges Coliseum. The Pirates handed Memphis just its fourth loss of the season. With the win, ECU improves to 12-9, 3-4 in C-USA while Memphis drops to 16-4, 3-3 in C-USA.
Junior Kelley Wernert led the Pirates with 17 kills while Melissa Zentner added 16. Mignon Dubenion tallied 10 kills in the win. Trish Monroe led the team defensively, with 11 digs while Hannah Fenker added 10. Setter Heidi Krug recorded 47 assists on the day.
Sarah Bury and Shelby Burton led the Tigers with 17 kills a piece. Melissa Nance added 14 kills and Ashley Liford had 11.
The Pirates return to action on Friday, Oct. 13 when they travel to Hattiesburg, Miss. to play Southern Miss. Match time is set for 7 p.m. ECU will then travel to Orlando, Fla. for a 1 p.m. match against UCF on Sunday, Oct. 15.