Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt added three more pieces to the puzzle Thursday when the Lady Techsters received officially signed National Letters of Intent from guards Anna McLeod and Jaida Roper and center Jaiden McCoy during the second day of the national signing day period.
Although the sun had not yet appeared over the horizon, the air was already warm and sticky, typical of the onset of another hot July day in Louisiana. This would have been a good day to work on articles in my air conditioned office but fishing guide and friend Eddie Halbrook’s call the night before had a sense of urgency about it.
“I don’t care what you have planned for tomorrow,” Halbrook said, “put it off. The bass are schooling on Grand Bayou and you need to come with me.”
NEW ORLEANS — The Tulane Green Wave proved too strong for Louisiana Tech as the Lady Techsters fell to the home team, 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-18), Friday night at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans.
Tulane controlled the match over the course of three sets, as the Green Wave prevented Tech from leading at any point throughout the match.
Tech (7-21, 1-12 C-USA) came within two points of Tulane (25-3, 11-2 C-USA) midway through the first set, but the Green Wave pulled ahead by winning 10 of the next 11 points in the set to take a 1-0 lead early on.
Louisiana Tech University’s basketball teams will be in action on Saturday, with the Bulldogs hosting Arkansas-Little Rock (3-8) at 7 p.m. and the Lady Techsters (5-6) playing Memphis (8-1) at 2 p.m. at the St. John’s Classic.
The Bulldogs (5-5) will be at home for the second straight contest after taking a 60-58 win over McNeese State on Wednesday.
Guards Cordarius Johnson and Trevor Gaskins are the leading scorers for the Bulldogs with averages of 13.0 and 11.8, respectively.