FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas volleyball team hosted its annual alumni event this past weekend in Fayetteville. The activities included an alumni match Saturday afternoon and an outing to the Razorback baseball game against LSU that evening at Baum Stadium.
"It was a great weekend for us as a program," head coach Robert Pulliza said. "We have a great volleyball alumni group and we are very grateful and thankful for their support. This is an annual event that we hope to continue to grow."
The Razorbacks, current and past, played four sets in front of a lively crowd at Barnhill Arena. The current roster of Arkansas players swept the first three sets (25-14, 25-19, 25-22). The teams stayed on court for a fourth set which went to the alumni, 25-22.
The list of Arkansas volleyball alumni in attendance for the weekend’s activities includes Denise Baez (1994-96), Kele Brewer-Luigs (2003-06), Kim Chronister (1995-98), Michelle Coens-Smith (1999-02), Kelli Cole (2004-07), Karla Crose (2002-05), Jessica Dorrell (2004-07), Caira Dortch (2005-06, ’08), Sara Kincaid (2002-03), Christina Lawrence (2004-08), Jessica Phelan (1995-98), Jennifer Power (2000-04),Kristin Seaton (2005-09) and Anna Vester (2000-02).
Arkansas’ spring competition schedule continues this weekend with a tournament hosted by Kansas State in Overland Park, Kan. In addition the Razorbacks and host KSU, the tournament field is also set to feature Arkansas State, Kansas, Saint Louis and UMKC.