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LSU's fast pace propels ascension in the rankings

In 2005, a tough SEC schedule was the least of LSU's worries. After weathering Hurricane Katrina, the Tigers are looking for redemption.

Updated: October 19, 2006, 1:14 PM ET
By Dave Reed | Special to ESPN.com

According to the schedule, LSU's volleyball season began on Aug. 25 with a home match against Rice. In reality, it started in Austin on Dec. 2, the moment after the Tigers were swept by the Texas in the first round of last year's NCAA Tournament.

Considering the adversity LSU faced in 2005, a 21-8 record was nothing short of remarkable. The Tigers watched as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and southeastern Louisiana, then had to play 23 of 29 matches on the road while university resources ...

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