Volleyball opens season tonight - Houston will face HBU, Louisiana-Lafayette and Weber State in Marriott Houston Westchase Invitational

PREVIEW: Volleyball Opens 2016 Season
Houston will face HBU, Louisiana-Lafayette and Weber State in Marriott Houston Westchase Invitational

Marriott Houston Westchase Invitational
Friday, Aug. 26
• 4:30 p.m. - Louisiana-Lafayette vs. Houston
• 7:00 p.m. - HBU vs. Weber State
Saturday, Aug. 27
• 10:00 a.m. - Houston vs. Weber State
• 12:00 p.m. - HBU vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
• 4:30 p.m. - Weber State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
• 7:00 p.m. - HBU vs. Houston

Coogs take the 1st match against Louisiana Lafayette, 3-1. (23-25, 25-16, 26-24, 25-19).

Doubleheader tomorrow against Weber State and HBU. Good chance to take both.

Cougars Take Season Opener, 3-1
Houston to face Weber State and host Houston Baptist to close Marriott Houston Westchase Invitational on Saturday
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-volley/recaps/082616aab.html


Embedded videos from today’s game:






Coogs go 1-1 today, falling to Weber State in the 1st match 3-1, but coming back to sweep HBU.

Cougars Fall to Weber State, 3-1
Houston will look to rebound in tournament finale against host Houston Baptist
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-volley/recaps/082716aad.html


Cougars Sweep Houston Baptist
Shelby Harper and Brianna Lynch named all-tournament
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-volley/recaps/082716aah.html

TOURNAMENT STANDINGS

  1. Weber State, 3-0
  2. Houston, 2-1
  3. Houston Baptist, 1-2
  4. Louisiana-Lafayette, 0-3


Yuck. Weber State finished 6-22 last year, and went 2-14 in the mighty Big Sky conference.

http://www.bigskyconf.com/schedule.aspx?schedule=728

Yep, 274th in the RPI last year. HBU was #180 and ULL was 292.

Hopefully it was opening weekend jitters. But I’m worried that the youth on this team is going to be too much to overcome.

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