Volleyball Set to Welcome Alumni
Aug 23, 2013
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU volleyball team is set for its annual Alumni Match on Saturday, Aug. 24 inside the University Recreation Center. Admission is free, with first serve set for 11 a.m.
The 2013 squad, which includes nine returners and eight newcomers, will take on 22 former Horned Frogs who will make up the Alumni roster. Highlighting the roster are recent graduates Katelyn Blackwood, Kourtney Edwards, Kristen Hester, Megan Munce, Irene Hester and Lauren Otto, who were all starters on the 2009 squad that earned the program's first berth in the NCAA Championship.
Last weekend, TCU hosted the Purple & White Scrimmage - the first of the 2013 season. All-Big 12 Preseason selection Yvonne Igodan led Team White to a four set victory with 18 kills, only two errors and a .457 hitting percentage. Macy Capen and Alexia Heist both recorded a double-doubles, with Capen finishing with 14 kills and 11 digs and Heist chipping in 28 assists and 10 digs.
The Frogs open their regular season on Friday Aug. 20 against Furman at 3 p.m., at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational in Athens, Ga. TCU will begin their second year in the Big 12 on Wednesday, Sept. 25 by welcoming defending national champion Texas to the URC at 6:30 p.m.
Season tickets are still available for all 15 home matches. Fans can purchase adult tickets for $60 and youth tickets for $45 at GoFrogs.com or by calling the ticket office at 817-257-3764.
No. 2 | Kourtney Edwards | MB | 2005-09
No. 7 | Megan Munce | S | 2008-12
No. 4 | Emily Kirby | MB | 2009-12
No. 33 | LeMeita Smith | MB | 2004-07
No. 10| Irene Hester | OH | 2007-10
No. 23 | Anna "Vaughn" Martin | MB| 2003-06
No. 11 | Emily "Allen" Reader | RS| 2003-06
No. 12 | Julie "Van't Wout" Stewart | OH | 2002-03
No.6 | Stacy Olson | DS | 1996-99
No. 7 | Hayley "Harmon" Sample | OH | 2002-05
No. 17 | Lauren Otto | OH | 2006-09
No. 1 | Katelyn Blackwood | DS | 2006-09
No. 14 | Calli Corley | DS | 2003-07
No. 15 | Jenn "Cuca" Vegors | OH | 1999-02
No. 19 | Jordan Raines | OH | 2010-11
No. 23 | Sarah Joeckel | DS/L | 2008-11
No. 7 | Amy "Atamancuk" Patterson | OH | 1997-00
No. 3 | Tori "Barlow" Rubinson | S | 2000-03
No. 6 | Sloane Sunstrum | OH | 2009-12
No. 2 | Crissy "Grimm" Archer | DS | 1997-99
No. 8 | Agi Nemeth | MB | 2004-06
No. 5 | Kristen Hester | MB | 2008-11
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