SCOUTING THE OPPONENT Prairie View A&M • The Lady Panthers enter the week with a 0-1 record. PVAMU fell 3-0 to HBU in its season opener on Sept. 5. The Lady Panthers host McNeese on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. • In their lone match against the Huskies, setter Mykaeli Franklin posted a 17-assist, 10-dig effort, while Taylor Goudeau and Larissa Martinez led PVAMU with seven kills apiece. • The Lady Panthers are in their third season under Head Coach TaCho Tyler, a former letterwinner and 2007 graduate of PVAMU. • The Lady Panthers finished 9-20 overall and 8-10 in SWAC play in 2016.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE • Duncan led Houston with 10 kills, eclipsing double figures on the final point of the match. • Afflerbaugh and Gardner recorded nine kills, respectively. Afflerbaugh also recorded 10 digs. • Freshman setter Abby Irvine finished with 18 assists and seven digs. • Redshirt junior Chenelle Walker totaled four blocks (one solo, three assisted). • Defensively, libero Katie Karbo recorded a match-high 21 digs, her fifth time to lead all players in digs on the season. • The Cougars recorded seven blocks as a team. • Houston outhit the Lady Panthers, .236-.105. • Redshirt freshman Kayla Weixelman made her collegiate debut with an appearance via a substitution in the third set.