Tiger down, SMU sweeps Memphis
Another conference opponent, another win for the SMU Mustangs volleyball team (19-9 overall, 11-4 in American Athletic Conference) who defeated the Memphis Tigers in sweeping fashion 3-0 yesterday, on Senior Day.
In the first two sets, the Mustangs cruised to victories with scores of 25-18 and 25-13 respectively, but were challenged by the Tigers at the end of the match.
Memphis made a stand in the third set, bringing the score within two at 16-14, but SMU went on a run of 9-4 to end the game, and pick up the team’s 11th conference victory of the season.
Sophomore middle blocker Abbey Bybel led the charge with a game-high 11 kills to go along with a team-high eight digs.
The Mustangs have officially ended their regular season at home, but will now face off against their last three conference opponents, including a Friday showdown in Orlando, Fla. with the University of Central Florida.