Tiger Volleyball Gears-Up for Final Home Matches
Thursday, November 13, 2008

Volleyball Prepares for Two Crucial Home Matches 

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tiger volleyball team (8-16, 6-10) will close out the regular season when they host the Panthers of Eastern Illinois (EIU) and the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri (SEMO) inside Kean Hall.

The Tigers will face EIU on Senior Night, Friday, November 14th, with match time set for 7:00 p.m. Seniors, Christian Lowe and Candace Saleaumua will be honored before the game.

The Tigers dropped the season's first meeting against the Panthers in Charleston, Ill., 2-3 (34-32, 16-25, 25-18, 16-25, 16-18). The Panthers only conference win this year is over the Tigers. 

Saturday, November 15th, the Tigers will host their final match of the regular season when they face-off against SEMO. Match time is scheduled for 2 p.m.

The Tigers lost to the Redhawks in Cape Girardeau, Mo. earlier this season, 0-3 (13-25, 16-25, 16-25). 

This season, the Tigers are 6-5 on home court and are currently in seventh place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings. In order for the Tigers to make the OVC Championship Tournament, they must finish sixth in the regular season standings.

The Tigers are one game behind UT Martin who currently has a 7-9 OVC record with two conference games remaining on their schedule.