The Tigers will play a total of 30 regular-season matches, including 10 at home at Kean Hall.
The Big Blue will kick-off the season by participating in
TSU will then hit the road for the second consecutive week
when they face
Tennessee State will take a brief break from the tournaments and return to Kean Hall to host UT Chattanooga in the home opener on Tuesday, Sept.8.
TSU will then return to the road for the rest of the month
of September. The Tigers will play their final tournament of the season at the
Following the WKU tourney, the Tigers will have five straight road matches including non-conference and intra-city rivals Lipscomb (Sept.15) and Belmont (Sept. 29). TSU will also see its first OVC action of the season with contests at Austin Peay (Sept.18), Eastern Illinois (Sept.25), and Southeast Missouri (Sept 26).
Next, the Tigers return to Kean Hall for a four-game home stand with opponents Jacksonville State (Oct.2), Tennessee Tech (Oct.3), Morehead (Oct.6), and Austin Peay (Oct.9) before hitting the road for two contests at UT-Martin and Murray State, Oct.16-17.
TSU will face Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois at
home on Oct.23 and Oct.24 before embarking on a four-game road swing that will
begin with Eastern Kentucky and
The Tigers face Eastern Kentucky at home on Nov.10 and will
celebrate their seniors, Nov. 13-14, when they host their final home weekend
with conference foes
The Ohio Valley Conference Tournament will begin play on Nov.19 and will conclude on Nov.23 at the campus of the regular-season champion.
The Tigers return six players from last season and will add seven newcomers to the squad.