Lowe and Saleaumua Named to OVC Preseason Team, TSU Picked Fifth
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Nashville --- Senior volleyball players Christian Lowe and Candace Saleaumua were named to the 2008 Ohio Valley Conference preseason first and second teams, respectively, as TSU was predicted to finish fifth in the OVC race.

 

Christian Lowe, a 2007 All-Newcomer selection, recorded a total of 380 kills and 410 digs last season. She ranked 10th in the OVC and third on the team in blocks per game (0.91) while leading the team in points 3.66 per game.

 

Candace Saleaumua led the team in set assists and ranked 8th in the OVC with 10.39 per game. She also led the team in digs (3.53 dpg) and recorded a team second best 25 service aces last season.

 

The defending OVC Tournament Champions will return two players from last season and will add nine newcomers to the roster.

 

The Lady Tigers will kick-off the 2008 season with a match-up against Kansas State at the Purdue University Tournament on August 29.