The Vols are home this week for matches vs Texas A&M and LSU. Times are a little different than usual. UT plays the Aggies Wednesday at 6:00pm and the Tigers Sunday at 4:00pm.
- UT is 6-8 all-time vs Texas A&M. The Aggies have a six-match winning streak, the last five of which were sweeps.
- UT is 22-37 all-time vs LSU. The teams are 5-5 in their last ten meetings. The Vols are hoping to make it two wins in a row vs the Tigers.
- Texas A&M is receiving votes in the latest coaches poll, and is an unofficial #27.
- After losing their last four in a row the Vols are still seeking one more victory to secure the 30th recorded winning season in program history, and the 16th of head coach Rob Patrick’s 20-year career.
- Three of Tennessee’s final four matches of the season are against teams one game out of leading in the SEC standings.
- The Vols are 7-2 at home this year.
RECORD WATCH: Here’s where the team stands in the statistics with two weeks left in the season. Apologies if I missed anyone.
- Patrick is five victories away from career win #400. With just four games to go this season, that milestone will have to wait until next year.
- Erica Treiber is hitting .349 for the season, which would rank as the 10th best season performance in school history.
- Kelsey Bawcombe’s 0.30 aces per set is the second most by a Vol in the last 13 years.
- Sedona Hansen is 33 short of 1,000 assists, and should be able to reach UT’s season top 20 list. She currently ranks 16th all-time in single-season assists per set with 11.24.
- Bridgette Villano will finish her senior year at #20 in single-season digs per set at UT with 3.21. She’ll also just make the career top ten list in digs with 1,117, and rank #6 in career digs per set with 3.23.
- Brooke Schumacher is currently at #22 in single-season digs per set at UT with 3.11.
- Raina Hembry currently ranks 14th all-time in UT career blocks with 329, and will just miss the career top ten in blocks per set with 0.91.