Volleyball Hosting Red Raider Classic
Sept. 6, 2000
SCOUTING THE RED RAIDER CLASSIC
TEXAS TECH: The Red Raiders enter this weekend's tournament with a perfect 5-0 record. Tech won the Carolina Classic this past weekend in Columbia, S.C.. The Red Raiders defeated Liberty, Xavier, South Carolina and Duke to bring home the championship. Texas Tech pushed their win streak to five games by defeating Texas Christian on Tuesday night in Fort Worth. The Red Raiders are being led by Colleen Smith (73-18-156-.353) and Melissa McGehee (61-19-115-.365). Ann Romjue is the defensive leader with 70 digs.
GEORGE MASON: The Patriots will bring a 2-1 record to Lubbock after posting two wins in a home tournament against Siena and Western Carolina. The Patriots dropped a 3-2 decision to Fresno State in the last game of the tournament. George Mason is led by Aline Periera who has 45 kills on 88 attempts.
TEXAS A&M CORPUS CHRISTI: The Islanders have struggled to a 0-5 start to begin the 2000 campaign. Their latest defeat came at the hands of Sam Houston State who won the match 3-1 on Tuesday evening. The Islanders are led by Melanie Travis who has 31 kills on 110 attempts.
TEXAS-ARLINGTON: Texas Arlington is the only familiar opponent to Texas Tech as the two teams have met 32 times. The Mavericks are 0-3 after dropping two matches to Houston and one to Wyoming. UTA is led by Trisha Walker who has 44 kills on 124 attempts.
UP NEXT FOR TEXAS TECH
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UNITED SPIRIT ARENA "HOME SWEET HOME"
Each of the three sports housed at United Spirit Arena- men's basketball, women's basketball and volleyball have everything they need at the arena including coaches' offices, lockerrooms, shower facilties, practice facilities, weight rooms and a training room. The arena also features an oversized media room complete with a satellite feed for television and a Texas Tech "Hall of History."