The Lady Techsters moved to 7-6 on the season with five wins in their last seven matches
LA Tech will play Jackson State at 1:30 p.m. on Friday before closing out the tournament vs. Lamar at 7
The Lady Techsters will begin tournament play at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday versus Ole Miss
Tonight's victory marked the third win in the last four matches for the Lady Techsters
The road meeting between LA Tech and UAPB begins at 7 p.m. in Pine Bluff, Ark.
Started 27 of the 29 matches the Lady Techsters played in her first season at LA Tech ... Second on the team in kills and kills per set with 291 and an average of 2.75 ... Totaled double-digit kills in a single match 16 times over the course of the 2013 season ... Recorded two double-doubles on the season: Sept. 10 at Stephen F. Austin (15K-14D); Sept. 24 vs. Northwestern State (12K-10D) ... Had the fourth most digs on the team with 159 and an average of 1.50 ... Totaled 33.0 blocks as a junior (4 solo, 29 assists) ... Had a season-high 19 kills and 20.0 points Sept. 6 as she helped lead LA Tech to a five-set win over McNeese State at home ... Recorded a season-high 4.0 blocks Oct. 11 at East Carolina ... Was responsible for 321.5 points in her first season at LA Tech.
Florida St. College at Jacksonville
Spent two seasons at Florida State College at Jacksonville and earned Most Improved Player in her first season with the Blue Wave in 2011 ... She was named captain of the squad in 2012 and MVP at the conclusion of her second season at FSCJ ... Earned 1st Team Mid-Florida All-Conference honors in her second season with the Blue Wave.
Prepped at Gladstone State High School in Australia where she was named Sportswoman of the Year two consecutive years over the course of her junior and senior campaigns ... She was also the recipient of the Modern History Award, Silver Academic Award, Korean Award, Blue Award and the Sports Team Award in her time at Gladstone State HS ... Helped lead her team to the Volleyball Senior State Championship in 2009 where she earned Most Valuable Player for her performance in the tournament ... Coached by Brian Van Der Wiede ... Was also a member of Queensland School and Club Volleyball teams.
Full name is Rebecca Jane Redgen ... Born Dec. 31, 1993 in Townsville, Queensland ... Daughter of Peter and Allison Redgen ... Has one sister, Stepfanie.