GREENVILLE, N.C. - The University of Connecticut women's volleyball team resumes conference play on Friday, Sept. 26 when it travels to Greenville, N.C. for a 7 p.m. battle with East Carolina University.
Husky fans can keep up with the match via live stats link posted above. In addition, @UConnVB will provide in-match updates on Twitter.
UConn (8-4, 1-0 The American) is fresh off a 3-0 victory over Temple on Wednesday night at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies were led by a phenomenal 19-kill performance from junior middle blocker Immanuella Anagu (Culver City, Calif.), who finished the contest hitting .552. It marks UConn's best start since the 2008 season (8-4). Connecticut is looking for its first 2-0 start in conference play since 2004.
The Huskies and Pirates have never met on the court but ECU sports a 6-2 overall record, most recently falling to No. 3 Penn State, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon. Sydney Darden, along with junior middle blocker Kierra Lee-Dunson, led the Pirates with six kills each in the match. The sophomore outside hitter also added a match-high four block assists to go along with a pair of assists. Lee-Dunson was perfect through most of the match as she tallied six kills on 10 attempts with just one error to hit a team-best .500.
Junior captain Erika Thomas (Ocoee, Fla.) needs just two blocks to move into eighth-place on UConn's all-time block list (281).