2018 Tulane Volleyball season

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Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:18 pm

The Green Wave just swept Big 10 Rutgers!! 3-0. At Rutgers!
That’s their 7th win in this young season. Looks like we are starting 3 freshmen, 2 sophomores, 1 junior and 1 senior.
They play tomorrow vs Howard than come back home next weekend for the Sugarbowl tournament vs Clemson and Villanova. Playing some big names!


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Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:22 pm

congrats to the young ladies....I use to loved going to the games and at one time was a line ref...one hell of a good time and damn fast paced
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Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:01 pm

Tulane sweeps Howard and is tournament champs at Rutgers. Great wins on the road. I believe they are 8-2 now. Look forward to seeing the team play next weekend at home.
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Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:33 pm

Thank you, ladies.
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Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:11 am

The Vollyball team has recorded an 8-3 record so far this season. Thay do have a road match at Southeastern Louisiana Tuesday evening before hosting next weekend's Sugar Bowl Classic.
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Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:56 am

I don't know who is who in women's volleyball. Have we played any teams that are ranked? Is Tulane ranked?

Roll Wave!
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Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:03 am

This schedule looks to be pretty tough. 2 AAC teams, Big 10 team, and a really good Villanova team coming up. This weekend will really show how good the team is if they can knock off Clemson and Villa. Then conference starts the next week vs the #1 team Wichita State.

As young as the roster is I’m surprised the team has 8 wins already with a sweep over Rutgers. Look forward to seeing them this weekend. They also play tonight at Southeastern.
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Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:25 am

localvb wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:03 am
This schedule looks to be pretty tough. 2 AAC teams, Big 10 team, and a really good Villanova team coming up. This weekend will really show how good the team is if they can knock off Clemson and Villa. Then conference starts the next week vs the #1 team Wichita State.

As young as the roster is I’m surprised the team has 8 wins already with a sweep over Rutgers. Look forward to seeing them this weekend. They also play tonight at Southeastern.
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Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:21 am

Wow Tulane crushed Southeastern last night. Just looked at the box score and was surprised to see such a beat down. Looks like every player got in the game as well. That’s 9 wins all of them 3-0 sweeps.
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:35 pm

Congrats to the Green Wave for beating Little Rock earlier today, and Villanova tonight. Go for the tournament sweep versus Clemson tomorrow.

localvb, you've got me following this team from afar. We're now 12=3 and our biggest AAC challenge could be to open the season next Friday at Wichita State.

Who are the other top teams in the AAC?
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:31 am

Major win vs Villanova. Not sure anyone thought Tulane would beat a top 50 team with this young team. Clemson is tomorrow for the championship.

Top teams in the AAC are Cinci, Wichita State, UCF. Temple and SMU picked high but they are struggling. Even the top 3 are very beatable. Could be a breakout year for Tulane. 12-3 and 6-0 and Home.
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:59 am

localvb wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:31 am
Major win vs Villanova. Not sure anyone thought Tulane would beat a top 50 team with this young team. Clemson is tomorrow for the championship.

Top teams in the AAC are Cinci, Wichita State, UCF. Temple and SMU picked high but they are struggling. Even the top 3 are very beatable. Could be a breakout year for Tulane. 12-3 and 6-0 and Home.
thanks for the updates.. I wish I lived closer, I enjoyed watching the fast pace style of play....
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:09 am

Congrats to the woman!
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:19 am

Great job. A 12-3 start in anything hasn’t been seen around here for quite sometime. Hope it continues through conference.
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:27 am

tpstulane wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:19 am
Great job. A 12-3 start in anything hasn’t been seen around here for quite sometime. Hope it continues through conference.
Ahhh conference games... Let's not count those - signed the 2017-18 9-3 OOC men's basketball team...
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netshorty wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:27 am
tpstulane wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:19 am
Great job. A 12-3 start in anything hasn’t been seen around here for quite sometime. Hope it continues through conference.
Ahhh conference games... Let's not count those - signed the 2017-18 9-3 OOC men's basketball team...
:o :lol:
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:51 pm

HUGE WINS FOR TULANE VB
Beating Villanova was big. And a very good Clemson team for the Title. Looks like Thompson, who was playing really well got injured. Hope it isn’t as bad as it looked. The team still rallied and won the match. 12-3 and in the top 50 range. Going to be a real interesting conference race. This young team is incredibly good already!
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Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:46 pm

Oh no I just read on Instagram that Thompson has a torn ACL. Big loss for the team. She was playing at an all time level and was a difference maker. Looks like another freshmen will have to step up.
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Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:20 am

Not surprised by VB’s success. Tulane got a steal of a coach. Bringing in some national caliber recruits because so well respected by the club system coaches.
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Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:25 pm

Major game for Tulane on the road vs the #1 Wichita State Shocker team. I just read they are expecting a sell out crowd which is around 10,000.
When i loknar the stats Tulane has a real shot at pulling the upset. We’ll see how this young team responds to that type of atmosphere.

There is a link on the WSU to watch the game.
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Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:33 pm

localvb wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:25 pm
Major game for Tulane on the road vs the #1 Wichita State Shocker team. I just read they are expecting a sell out crowd which is around 10,000.
When i loknar the stats Tulane has a real shot at pulling the upset. We’ll see how this young team responds to that type of atmosphere.

There is a link on the WSU to watch the game.
WSU is the favorite in the Conference, though they come into the match at 5-6. They've lost 6 of their last 7, but 4 of those were against top 15 competition including a loss to #1 Stanford.

It appears you can watch for free here:

https://www.yurview.com/tulane-vs-wichi ... ll-9-21-18
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:47 am

Tulane goes on the road in front of 5000 fans and takes on the #1 team in the league. Up 5-1 in the 5th set Tulane loses a nail biter 15-12. Losing 3-2.
What a statement this young team made. Starting 3 freshmen and 3 sophomores!!! They beat WSU in Hitting and Blocking stats but couldn’t put them away. This would have possibly been the biggest upset in conference history. WSU hasn’t dropped a match since joining the league. They are 21-0.
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:12 am

Having watched my first volleyball match in years, I have to say it was impressive. Not knowing the game very well, the two downfalls I thought Tulane had were 1. Too many serve errors and 2. played balls that were either clearly wide or going long. WSU was better on both counts, and from my less-than-knowledgeable eyes, that was the difference. WSU is very young and had a huge roster turnover as well, according to the announcers. They won't march through the conference like a year ago, but if they do, let's hope for a rematch in the AAC tourney finals!
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:46 pm

Tulane was up 12-11 in the 5th set. That shows this team is for real. The announcer said the refs missed a clear overlap by WSU on that point which would have given Tulane a 13-11 lead. Complete easy miss by the refs. Tough to get the calls on the road.
So close!!!!
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Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:25 pm

Opening conference with 2 losses is kind of what happened last year once we got to AAC play. I understand we had a major injury to Kristen Thompson but is this year going to be similar to what happened last year?
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