September 11, 20151st2nd3rd4thFinal
TSU182525253
Georgia Southern252023231
TSUTeam StatsGASO
.222Hitting Pct..166
55Kills47
21Errors23
153Total Attacks145
55Assists46
4Aces9
64Digs69
8.5Blocks7.0
TSULeadersGASO
ANDERSON - 14
KillsChevalier - 10
BELTRAN - 45
AssistsBange - 27
HAMPTON - 2
AcesBeecher - 4
HALTERMAN - 30
DigsBeecher - 28
HAMPTON - 6
BlocksReichard - 4
September 11, 20151st2nd3rdFinal
TSU2525253
Chicago State1717150
TSUTeam StatsCSU
.247Hitting Pct..043
43Kills22
19Errors18
97Total Attacks93
42Assists19
6Aces1
45Digs30
8.5Blocks6.0
TSULeadersCSU
WATSON - 12
KillsWoinowsky - 7
Vaimaona - 7
BELTRAN - 36
AssistsDavis - 15
WATSON - 2
HALTERMAN - 2
AcesStewart - 1
HALTERMAN - 23
DigsAddison - 10
HAMPTON - 5
BlocksMiller - 4
September 12, 20151st2nd3rdFinal
Winthrop2525253
TSU1713160
WUTeam StatsTSU
.275Hitting Pct.-.023
38Kills22
13Errors24
91Total Attacks88
35Assists22
7Aces0
35Digs36
12.0Blocks1.0
WULeadersTSU
GRAY - 10
KillsWATSON - 9
MCCARTY - 26
AssistsBELTRAN - 18
LENZ - 2
Aces
ROSARIO - 7
VOLSTAD - 7
DigsDANIELSON - 11
GRAY - 7
BlocksHAMPTON - 1
GRAYSON - 1
Volleyball Heads To Georgia Southern Tournament
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Volleyball Heads To Georgia Southern Tournament

Game Notes  Live Stats

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee State volleyball team will head down to Statesboro, Ga. for the Georgia Southern Tournament this weekend. The Tigers will face Georgia Southern (3-4) and Chicago State (0-6) on Friday, before closing out the tournament against Winthrop University (0-7) on Saturday. 

After starting the season 0-4, the Tigers look to snag their first win of the season this weekend.

Last Time Out

TSU won their first two sets against Samford, but failed to seal the deal and dropped the match 3-2.

Through the five sets, the Tigers were led by juniors Arijana Anderson and Chloe Watson Anderson recorded 18 kills and a .282 hitting percentage, while Watson notched her second double-double of the year with a total of 14 kills and 10 digs. Senior Madison Halterman had a stellar performance defensively, recording a total of 22 digs through the five sets. Senior Haley Hampton finished the day with eight kills while freshmen Zahria Graham and Ayanna Chase recorded four kills apiece.

Statistically Speaking

Watson and Anderson lead the Tigers with 44 kills apiece and average 2.75 k/s through 16 sets. Anderson also leads TSU in total points scored (46.5).

Sophomore setter Samantha Beltran leads the team with 104 assists (6.5 k/s) and has eight services aces, while senior Madison Halterman leads the team in digs (63).

Scouting Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern comes into the tournament with a 3-4 overall mark, picking up a victory over Georgia and falling to Kennesaw State and Georgia Tech last weekend.  Freshman Stephanie Spencer leads the Eagles offensively, averaging better than three kills per set.  Georgia Southern has been especially strong defensively this year, holding opponents to a .173 attack percentage and has three players with 20 or more blocks. 

Scouting Chicago State

The Cougars of Chicago State also enter the weekend looking for their first win with a current 0-6 mark.  The Cougars have won only one set through six matches this year.  Junior Elli Woinowsky and sophomore Arieta Vaimaona are tied for the team lead with 47 kills each.  Chicago State has hit only .109 this season.

Scouting Winthrop

The Winthrop Eagles are currently 0-7 and are the third team in the Georgia Southern tournament looking for their first win of the season. The Eagles have stuggled this season to find consistency on the offense, hitting only .188 on the season. Freshman Lourdes Rosario and junior Annelies Dokter have led the Eagles offensively.  Rosario is third in the conference and first amongst freshmen in kills, averaging 3.41 per set.  Dokter has totaled 70 kills this season, an average of 2.50 per set.

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