NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University volleyball program’s 2015 schedule has been completed.
TSU will participate in three tournaments this season and will face four other non-conference opponents from the Southern and Southwestern Atlantic Conferences.
The Tigers open the season at the Magnolia Invitational hosted by the University of Mississippi on Aug. 28. In addition to the host institution Ole Miss, Oral Roberts and Northwestern will also be competing in the tournament.
Following the three-match test at Ole Miss, Tennessee State will return to Nashville to host Samford in the home opener on Saturday, Sept. 5 in Kean Hall.
For the remainder of September, with the exception of one home game versus Alabama A&M (9/15), TSU will be on the road. The Tigers compete in the Georgia Southern Tournament on Sept. 11 and will match-up with Southern University (9/17) on the way to the New Orleans Invitational (9/18). Participating teams for the tournaments include: Winthrop, Chicago State, Georgia Southern, Grambling and New Orleans.
East Tennessee State will round out the non-conference slate for TSU before OVC action begins on Sept. 29 against Belmont.
Tennessee State will have a three-game home stand beginning with SIU Edwardsville on October 3 and will continue conference action throughout the month.
The Tiger seniors will face Belmont in the final regular season home match of the season on Nov. 11 prior to the OVC Championship which will take place, Nov. 19-23.