Nashville, Tenn. --- The Tennessee State University volleyball will return to its home court for a two-game home stand against Tennessee Martin and Eastern Kentucky.
TSU (10-7, 6-4 OVC) will match-up with Tennessee Martin on Saturday, Oct.15 at 2 p.m. before taking on Eastern Kentucky on Monday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. Both matches will be played in Kean Hall.
The Tigers had won two straight before dropping a 3-0 (18-25, 16-25, 19-25) decision to Austin Peay on the road Tuesday night. TSU (10-7, 6-4) tallied 39 kills in the match but only managed a .102 hitting percentage while APSU registered 35 kills with a .260 hitting percentage.
Overall, Williams continues to be the offensive leader for the Tigers with an average of 3.93 kills per set while Britani Hathorn anchors the defense with a team best 4.15 digs per contest. As a team, TSU is hitting .168 and registers 12.63 k/s. Tennessee State is currently in fifth place in the league standings.
Tennessee Martin (12-7, 7-2 OVC) has won five straight matches and sits in second place in the conference standings. The Skyhawks are led offensively by Ashley Doherty with 3.19 kills/set while Kasey Elswick turns in 6.60 digs/set.
Eastern Kentucky (11-9, 6-3 OVC) has won five of its last six matches, including most recently a pair of sweeps over Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State. The Colonels are led by Ashley Edmond with 3.26 kill/set while Dena Ott paces the defense with 4.44 digs/set. EKU is tied for third place in the league standings, just above Tennessee State.