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CINCINNATI, Ohio - The University of Connecticut women’s volleyball team makes its way through the conference for a second time when it travels to Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. Following the conclusion of the match, UConn will head to Memphis for a tilt with the Tigers on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 2 p.m.
The Huskies (9-12, 2-8, The American) dropped a pair of matches against Tulsa and SMU over the weekend. On Sunday, Devon Maugle (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) and Jade Strawberry (Tallahassee, Fla.) delivered double-double performances but SMU’s Caroline Young notched 15 kills and also had a hand in six total blocks as the Mustangs overcame a 1-0 set deficit to take the match, 3-1.
Senior tri-captain Brianna Datti (Durham, N.H.) moved into ninth-place on UConn’s all-time dig list (1,256) after posting 34 digs throughout the weekend. The Husky libero ranks seventh in The American and 81st nationally with 4.49 digs/set and also ranks fifth in the league with 377 total digs. Maugle is headed towards history of her own, as she inches closer to becoming the seventh-ever Husky to post 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs. Currently, the senior outside hitter boasts 938 kills and 892 digs.
The Huskies are 3-10 all-time against the Bearcats, including a 3-1 loss on Oct. 12 in Storrs. Anagu delivered a 13-kill performance and Tosin Adeniyi (Springfield, Ill.) recorded nine kills and five total blocks in the setback.
Connecticut and Memphis have met on the court just four times, with the Tigers holding a 3-1 all-time series edge. Earlier this season, Memphis took a 3-1 game at Gampel despite the first double-double performance of the season from sophomore setter Rebecca Rivera (19 assists, 10 digs).
UConn is 15-18 over its last seven seasons in the month of November, including postseason play.
Husky fans can follow all the action via live gametracker links (posted above). Follow @UConnVB on Twitter for in-match updates.
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