Volleyball Opens Season at Samford Tournament
Monday, August 24, 2009
Nashville --- The Tennessee State University volleyball team will kick-off the 2009 season on the road at the Samford Tournament, Aug.28-29.

The Tigers will face Southern Mississippi in the opening match of the tournament on Friday. TSU will then face Louisiana-Monroe and host Samford University on day-two of the event.

Following the Samford Tournament, the Tigers will participate in the Georgia Dawgs Invitational hosted by the University of Georgia, Sept. 4-5. TSU will return home to host Chattanooga in the season home opener on Sept. 8 before hitting the road for the final tournament of the season at Western Kentucky, Sept.11-12. 

The Tigers return five players from 2008 and welcome six newcomers to the squad. Red-shirt Vicmari Prospero and Kamille King, who competed in 2007, have also rejoined the squad.