Volleyball's Mann Named to Rice All-Tournament Team


RUSTON (Sept. 5) - Louisiana Tech junior Julia Mann earned an all-tournament team selection for her play in the Rice Invitational last weekend. The Plano, Texas native started the season strong with a 15 kill, 13 dig outing in the Lady Techsters win over the University of Texas-Pan American on Friday afternoon. Despite falling to Baylor, Mann came up with another double-double with 11 kills and 13 digs.

The junior returning starter had a nine kill, 13 dig match in the Lady Techsters loss to Rice and a ten kill, 12 digs match in a loss to North Texas to conclude the tournament. Mann is averaging 3.21 kills and 3.64 digs per game through four matches in the season.