Tennessee State Volleyball to face Ohio State in NCAA opening round Friday

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics NASHVILLE — Tennessee State earned its second overall trip to the NCAA Volleyball Tournament and first since the 2007 season and will travel to Columbus, Ohio, to play at 3rd-seeded Ohio State on Friday, Dec. 2 in a first-round match at 7:30 PM ET / 6:30 PM CT. Friday’s contest will be played at the Covelli Center on the campus of Ohio State. In the other pod matchup, 6th-seeded Southern California meets High Point with the winners of both first-round matchups playing on Saturday for the right…

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Tennessee State Volleyball wins OVC Tournament

Courtesy of Scott Wallace, Tennessee State Athletics 3  TSU 2 SEMO Team 1 2 3 4 5 F TSU 25 16 22 25 15 (3) SEMO 21 25 25 22 10 (2) MARTIN, TN —  Their slogan for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament was #AllIn. The slogan became a reality as the Tennessee State Tiger volleyball team collected up 20 blocks en route to a 3-2 win (25-21, 16-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-10) over the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Saturday at Skyhawk Fieldhouse in the OVC Conference Championship Game. The title is the…

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Bethune upsets Grambling 3-2 in SWAC Volleyball Quarterfinals

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman Athletics HOUSTON – Niara Hightower and Jasmine Moore each had 12 kills and Alleah Dallas delivered match point as Bethune-Cookman rallied for a 3-2 (15-25,25-19,23-25,25-23, 15-10) upset of Grambling State in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday night. How it Happened After tying the match with a fourth set victory, B-CU used a 5-0 run to take a 9-5 fifth set lead. Grambling closed to 9-8, but a Moore kill capped off a 6-1 run that brought B-CU within a point to set the stage for Dallas’…

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MEAC Volleyball Tournament updates

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tickets for the 2022 MEAC Volleyball Championship will be sold on-site at Memorial Hall. A weekend pass will be available for $30, while tickets for Friday’s quarterfinal round will be available for $10. Saturday’s semifinal tickets will go for $15, and fans can purchase tickets for Sunday’s championship match for $20. Fans who donate a new, unwrapped toy to Toys For Tots will receive a $5 discount toward their ticket purchase. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 — QUARTERFINALSMatch 1:No. 1 Coppin State 3, No. 8 South…

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Tennessee State Volleyball advances to OVC semis

Courtesy of Scott Wallace, Tennessee State Athletics MARTIN, TN. — For the first time since 2015, the Tennessee State University Tiger Volleyball Team has won a game in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. After winning the first two sets vs. #3 seed Morehead State, the # 6 seeded Tigers held on to take a five-set victory (26-24, 25-23, 23-25, 24-26, 15-9). TSU will now take on OVC newcomer #7 Lindenwood University who upset #2 seed Tennessee Tech in straight sets (25-23, 25-19, 25-11). “Today we figured out how to make the…

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Tennessee State Volleyball defeats Morehead State in opening round of OVC Tourney

Courtesy of Scott Wallace, Tennessee State Athletics 3  Tennessee St. 17-15,10-8 OVC 2 Morehead St. 14-16,10-8 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 5 F Tennessee St. 26 25 23 24 15 (3) Morehead St. 24 23 25 26 9 (2) MARTIN, TN – Gabrielle Johnson notched 11 kills with a .500 attack percentage and a number of her teammates recorded season highs to help lead the Tennessee State Tiger volleyball team to a five-set victory (26-24, 25-23, 23-25, 24-26, 15-9) against the Morehead State Eagles Thursday at Skyhawk Fieldhouse in round one of the OVC Volleyball…

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Morgan State Volleyball swept by Coppin State, 3-0

Courtesy of Kevin C. Paige, MSU Athletics Communications The Morgan State volleyball team battled through dealing with a depleted roster due to injuries and illness and gave crosstown rival Coppin State all it could handle in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) regular season finale on Friday evening. However, in the end it would be Coppin State pulling out a slim 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-23) victory over Morgan State at Hill Field House. Coppin State (21-9, 12-2 in the MEAC) would sweep the season series with the victory and earn a share…

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November 11. 2022 MEAC Volleyball Recap

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coppin State 3, Morgan State 0Delaware State 3, Maryland Eastern Shore 0Howard 3, Norfolk State 0North Carolina Central 3, South Carolina State 0 Coppin State 3, Morgan State 0 BALTIMORE, Md. — Ammaarah Williams slammed a match-high 10 kills to lead Coppin State to a 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-23) sweep at Morgan State on Friday night, clinching the program’s second MEAC regular-season title in the last three seasons. The Eagles now stand at 21-9 overall and 12-2 in league play and will share the league title…

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Albany State Volleyball defeated by Spring Hill in SIAC Semifinals

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams were defeated by the Spring Hill College Badgers in 3 sets in the semi-finals of the 2022 SIAC Volleyball Tournament in Mobile, Alabama.  It was the Golden Rams second time being defeated this season by the Badgers.  The Badgers defeated the Golden Rams in 3 sets at the SIAC Mini-Crossover on Saturday, September 17. The Badgers won set 1 by the score of (25-17).  In set 2, the Badgers defeated the Golden Rams (25-15).  In set 3, the…

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SIAC News: Albany State Volleyball advances to semi-finals of SIAC

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The #2 Albany State Golden Rams advanced to the semi-finals of the 2022 SIAC Volleyball Tournament after defeating the #3 Kentucky State Thorobreds in 3 sets on Thursday, November 10.  The Golden Rams won all 3 sets by the score of (25-19). Mary Kate Preston, who was named the SIAC Freshman of the Year, led the Golden Rams with 12 kills and 5 blocks.  Molly Wilson finished with 26 assists and 2 aces.  Sydney Melton, who made the SIAC All Conference 2ndTeam, led…

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