Volleyball takes on Cincy and ECU - looking for 1st conference win

PREVIEW: Volleyball Opens Homestand Thursday
Cougars looking for first conference win
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-volley/spec-rel/101116aac.html

OPPONONENT BREAKDOWN
Cincinnati
Head Coach: Molly Alvey
Record at School: 61-83 (5th Season)
Career Record: 123-114 (8th Season)
2015 Overall Record: 21-10, 13-7 American (3rd)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 11/3
Starters Returning/Lost: 5+Libero/1
All-Time Series: Houston trails, 8-10 (Sets: 31-36)
Last Meeting: 2015 (L, 3-1)

East Carolina
Head Coach: Julie Torbett
Record at School: 41-49 (4th Season)
Career Record: 389-344 (23 Season)
2015 Overall Record: 12-19, 5-15 American (10th)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 8/9
Starters Returning/Lost: 4/2+Libero
All-Time Series: Houston leads, 16-3 (Sets: 51-18)
Last Meeting: 2015 (W, 3-1)

Tough year continues as the Cougars were never really in this match other than a small stretch at the beginning of the 2nd set.

Houston Drops 3-0 Decision to Cincinnati
Cougars host East Carolina in a noon first serve on Saturday
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-volley/recaps/101316aaa.html

I just can’t understand the struggles of both our Lady Cougar Volleyball and Soccer programs. It’s just unacceptable. Imo, it’s time to make coaching changes in both.

Volleyball is baffling. Knew they’d be young and probably struggle a bit, but they aren’t even competitive. I like Coach Platt, but it might be time for a change.

Soccer is actually much improved this year. They aren’t elite, but they are also still very young. Pfau deserves another year to see if they can continue to improve.

Cougars Drop Contested Match to ECU
Houston returns to action hosting Tulane on Wednesday
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-volley/recaps/101516aab.html

UP NEXT
The Cougars will play their final match of a three-match homestand welcoming Tulane to Athletics/Alumni Center in a 7 p.m. first serve on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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