Entering its second season as a member of Conference USA, Louisiana Tech Volleyball is set to play a total of 30 matches over the course of the 2014 season, including 16 conference contests in a 13-team league.
Louisiana Tech head volleyball coach Adriano de Souza has announced the hiring of Dustin Sahlmann as an assistant coach to the Lady Techster Volleyball staff for the upcoming 2014 season. Sahlmann comes to Ruston after an assistant and interim head coaching stint at the University of New Orleans last season.
Head coach Adriano de Souza and the Louisiana Tech Volleyball program announced Tuesday that Canadian outside/middle hitter Danielle Bristow has signed her national letter of intent to join the Lady Techsters next season.
In its final match of the 2013 season, Louisiana Tech fell to the Rice Owls, 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-19), Sunday afternoon at Tudor Fieldhouse in Houston, Texas.
The Tulane Green Wave proved too strong for Louisiana Tech as the Lady Techsters fell to the home team, 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-18), Friday night at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans.
Louisiana Tech will wrap up regular season play this weekend as the Lady Techsters hit the road to face Tulane at 7 p.m. Friday and Rice at 1 p.m. Sunday in the 2013 finale in Houston, Texas.
In the team's final home match of the season, Louisiana Tech fell victim to the UAB Blazers, 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-19), Sunday afternoon in the Thomas Assembly Center.
In its first match back in the Thomas Assembly Center, Louisiana Tech put up a tough fight, but eventually fell victim to Conference USA foe Florida Atlantic, 3-1 (25-12, 27-29, 25-18, 25-15), in four sets Friday night in Ruston.