Grambling’s James earns consecutive SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications :  Grambling State University sophomore outside hitter Jayden James earned her second consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honor, the conference announced on Wednesday. James received SWAC accolades after a stellar week in four Grambling State matches. She was selected to the UNA Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team after her phenomenal three-match performance against North Alabama, New Orleans and Lamar. She registered 50 kills, 33 digs, two block assists and one service ace. Florida A&M’s Brook Hudson was named the SWAC Defensive…

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Jayden James wins SWAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: | Grambling State University sophomore outside hitter Jayden James was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Thursday. James, playing in her first two matches for Grambling State last weekend at the Saluki Bash, recorded 24 total kills as the Lady Tigers went 1-1. The Chandler, Ariz. native logged also logged eight digs, four service aces and one block. In a four-set victory over Southern Illinois, James finished with 15 kills in 29 total attacks, with just three…

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Grambling names Allamont Bates new bowling coach

Courtesy of Grambling state Athletic communications: | Grambling State University Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, Dr. Trayvean Scott, announced the hiring of new Lady Tigers head bowling coach Allamont Bates on Monday.  “We are extremely excited to welcome Coach Allamont Bates to Grambling State University and to be our next head bowling coach,” Scott said. “Coach Bates brings more than 20 years of coaching experience and is extremely passionate about the sport and the student-athletes.”  Bates said he is thrilled to have the opportunity to coach bowling and looks forward to the challenge.  “I am very…

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Grambling fires Volleyball Coach Chelsey Lucas

If i could sum up the Chelsey Lucas era in four words, they would be ” Grand Opening, Grand Closing.” After being hired in February, Lucas was shown the door , as it was announced via a statement from University President Rick Gallot and VP for Intercollegiate Athletics, Dt. Travyvean Scott on Tuesday. From Grambling State Athletic Communications: “The Grambling State University Athletics Department announced on Tuesday the termination of head volleyball coach Chelsey Lucas. The announcement was made by President Rick Gallot and Dr. Trayvean Scott, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics. …

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Grambling State Volleyball drops last of their opening weekend matches to North Texas

From Grambling DENTON, Texas | The Grambling State University volleyball team concluded play in its season-opening weekend with a 3-0 loss to hosts North Texas in the North Texas Invite and the Mean Green volleyball Center.  HOW IT HAPPENED  – The Mean Green (2-1) grabbed a 1-0 advantage in the match after taking the opening set, 25-13.  – North Texas finished the first set with 15 kills and just two attacking errors, while Grambling State had eight kills and three errors  – In the second set, Grambling State (0-3) registered 11…

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