Bulls go winless in opening weekend
USF started off the weekend in Indiana with a match against No. 8 Purdue. The Bulls stayed close in the final two sets, losing 25-22 and 25-23. Though USF lost 0-3, junior outside hitter Erin Fairs nearly recorded a double-double with 11 kills and nine digs.
The Bulls opened their match with LSU by winning the first set 25-16, but would end up losing the final three sets. Fairs was able to record her first double-double of the season with 11 kills and 15 digs. Senior Jennica Mullins also had a respectable performance with nine kills and four blocks.
USF faced its second ranked opponent of the weekend with No. 14 San Diego on Saturday. The Bulls would lose in straight sets, but Fairs was able to record 11 kills and nine digs.
USF will play its first home game this weekend, the USF Invitational, starting Friday at 2 p.m. The Bulls will play Buffalo, FIU and South Carolina State.
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