Nov. 12, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Seniors Liene Mellupe and Ivana Bulajic will be honored prior to playing their final home match on Friday. FAU (17-11, 8-7 C-USA) has already clinched its spot in the upcoming C-USA tournament and is currently the no. 7 seed. However, the Owls could move up as high as fifth, depending on the results of other C-USA matches.
The Owls' diverse offensive attack features four players averaging at least two kills a set, led by junior middle blocker Brittany Brown at 2.78. Junior Katarina Stepanovic leads the Owls in hitting percentage (.378) and total blocks (97).
FAU lost its two matches last weekend, falling to Marshall and Southern Miss, but will look to end the regular season on a high note vs. Louisiana Tech. The Lady Techsters (10-18, 2-12) split their matches last weekend, defeating Middle Tennessee before losing to Rice.The Owls defeated Louisiana Tech in four sets in their only meeting last season, with Kristi Tekavec tallying 19 kills.
Match time on Friday is set for 7 p.m. Live stats and live video will be available at fausports.com. For tickets, call the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.