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Volleyball Heads To Philadelphia for Midweek Match Against Temple

Immanuella Anagu posted 19 kills and hit .552 in UConn's sweep over Temple on Sept. 24.
Nov. 11, 2014

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The University of Connecticut volleyball team plays just its second midweek game of the season when it travels to Temple University to challenge the Owls on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.

The Last Meeting
September 24, 2014
Storrs, Conn.
Volleyball Sweeps Temple in American Athletic Conference Opener
Led by a career-high 19 kill from junior middle blocker Immanuella Anagu, the University of Connecticut women's volleyball teamed opened American Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 victory (25-22, 25-18, 25-22) over Temple on Wednesday night at Gampel Pavilion.

Fans can keep track of the match via a live stats link (posted above) or by CLICKING HERE for a video stream. Follow @UConnVB on Twitter for in-match updates.  

UConn (10-15, 3-11 The American) dropped a pair of home matches to UCF and USF over the weekend. Freshman outside hitter Kenya Cason delivered a career-best showing against the first-place Knights, tallying 19 kills to go along with six digs. Senior tri-captain Devon Maugle joined Cason in double-digit kills (11) and capped off a double-double with 12 digs. The Plymouth Meeting, Pa. native is nearing 1,000 career kills (980) and attempting to become just the seventh Husky player to record 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs.



The Huskies are 3-7 all-time against the Owls but defeated their out-of-state foes, 3-0, in the team's conference opener on Sept. 24. Junior middle blocker Immanuella Anagu was nearly unstoppable in the match, setting a career high with 19 kills to go along with an outstanding .552 hitting percentage. Following the match, Anagu was named as the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the week, becoming the first athlete in the history of The American to win both the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week accolades in a single season. Anagu was tabbed as the conference's Defensive POW on Sept. 1.

Temple has reached the 20-win mark for the first time since 2005. The Owls are 20-6 overall with a 11-3 mark in the American, two back of UCF after handing the Knights their first conference loss on Sunday.

After the match, the Huskies will return to the friendly confines of Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to host East Carolina in a Sunday conference battle set for 1 p.m.