Nashville --- The Tennessee State University volleyball team recorded a season-high 15 service aces but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers dropped a 3-2 (20-25, 25-27, 25-22, 27-25, 15-17) decision to the Bruins Tuesday night in Kean Hall.
Christian Lowe continued her offensive leadership with a match-high 26 kills while Yamari Padilla-Collazo collected a team-best 21 digs for the Tigers.
Both teams went point for point in the opening set until
An ace by Terakka Walker gave TSU a 13-6 lead in the second set. The Bruins, however, outscored the Tigers 10-4 to close to within one (17-16) and force a TSU timeout. A
Set three was played very close throughout the entire contest. Tied 22-22, three consecutive aces from Terakka Walker pushed TSU to the 25-22 win and extended the match to a third set.
The score went back and forth in the fourth set until BU grabbed a 16-13 lead but TSU answered back with another service ace to tie the score 18-18. The Tigers and the Bruins traded the lead over the next several points. With the set tied 25-25, kills by Christian Lowe and Terakka Walker gave TSU the 27-25 win.
Much like the previous sets, the fifth and deciding set was a fiercely contested battle. A Candace Saleaumua ace coupled with a
The Tigers return to action on Thursday at