Volleyball Downs Memphis 3-1
Nov. 5, 2006
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The East Carolina volleyball team won its ninth match in ten tries Sunday afternoon as the Pirates defeated Memphis 3-1 (30-23, 30-17, 24-30, 30-25), completing the season sweep of the Tigers. The Pirates improve to 19-10, 10-5 in C-USA while Memphis drops to 23-7, 9-5 in C-USA.
Kelley Wernert recorded a match high 24 kills, adding 12 digs for her 12th double-double of the season while also registering six total blocks. Heidi Krug also tallied a double-double with 49 assists and 13 digs. In all, four Pirates recorded double figure digs, with Trish Monroe leading ECU with 20, while Hannah Fenker added 14 and Stephanie Turner had 12.
Sarah Bury led the Tigers with 18 kills and 16 digs. Ashley Liford and Shelby Burton also recorded double-digit kills with 15 and 10 respectively. Christen Clayton topped the Tigers with 18 digs while Laura Cote added 10.
East Carolina returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 11 as the team travels to Huntington, W.Va. to face Marshall in the Pirates' final regular season match of 2006. Match time is set for 7:30 p.m.