– After finishing the regular season with a 10-6 conference record, the Tennessee State volleyball team enters the OVC
Tournament as the fifth overall seed.
The Tigers will play Austin Peay on Thursday, Nov. 16 at
3:30 p.m. Should the Tigers win, they will face the winner of the Morehead State (the host school) versus UT Martin
Last week, TSU split a pair of matches versus Belmont and
week, Sophomore Rachel Ambroch recorded 24 kills over the two matches,
including 16 versus the Cougars. She also had four service aces and five blocks
against SIUE. Ambroch also added 23 digs last week. Ambroch currently
sits at ninth in the conference with 2.84 kills per set.
senior Britani Hathorn had a match-high 18 digs at Belmont and followed that with 25 versus
SIUE. She also recorded a pair of service aces in the matches, adding to her conference-leading
0.36 aces per set.
ranks first in the OVC as a team, recording an average of 1.55 aces per set.
setter Erika Moss had 36 assists in the match with Belmont before recording her fourth 50-plus
assist match of the season with 52 versus SIUE. Moss has recorded 30 or more
assists in every match since Sept. 22.
Peay (1715, 10-6 OVC) defeated Murray State and fell to Morehead State
Lauren Henderson led the Lady Govs with 12 kills and a .611 attack percentage
against Morehead State. She also recorded a .600 hitting
percentage against Murray
State, finishing with 11
kills and four blocks.
Cami Fields recorded 30-plus assists in both matches. She had 35 assists, 10
digs and three blocks against Murray
State. She followed that
up with 31 assists against Morehead
finished the regular-season with 422 kills while Jada Stotts had 407 kills
becoming Austin Peay's first duo to finish with 400-plus kills in the same
season since 1999.
currently leads the conference with a .226 hitting percentage.
TSU lost to
Austin Peay earlier this season 1-3 (25-21, 15-25, 22-25, 25-27) on Oct. 27.
will try to keep their season alive with a win against the Lady Govs. The match
can be seen on the OVC Digital Network.
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