September 20, 20161st2nd3rdFinal
Tennessee State1322260
Belmont Bruins2525283
TSUTeam StatsBEL
.084Hitting Pct..260
28Kills47
19Errors14
107Total Attacks127
27Assists46
2Aces6
55Digs51
3.0Blocks6.0
TSULeadersBEL
WATSON - 8
KillsPERSON - 16
DANIELSON - 24
AssistsPRICE - 37
PATTERSON - 1
DANIELSON - 1
AcesIVANCICH - 2
ADORNO-DeJESUS - 18
DigsIVANCICH - 19
PIERSON - 2
BlocksISON - 4
Tiger Volleyball Begins Conference Play Against Rival Belmont
Monday, September 19, 2016
Tiger Volleyball Begins Conference Play Against Rival Belmont

TENNESSEE STATE (7-6) at Belmont (6-4)
Tuesday, Sept. 20 | 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT)
Curb Event Center | Nashville, Tenn.

GAME NOTES: Tennessee State
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OPENING SET: The Tennessee State volleyball team will begin conference play on Tuesday, Sept. 20 against rival Belmont at 6 p.m. at the Curb Event Center.

LAST TIME OUT: The team went 2-1 during the Scenic City Showdown including a win against host UT-Chattanooga. The Tigers beat Appalachian State 3-1 to round out the weekend. TSU had three players with double-digit kills against the Mountaineers. Freshman Payten Clark led the team with 14 kills and Julie Pierson added 11.

Senior Puamana Danielson had a double-double with 49 assists and 11 digs. Chloe Watson would add her sixth double-double in 13 matches with 13 kills and 10 digs. Taylor Patterson and Cherlie Adorno-DeJesus had 16 and 19 digs respectively to help out on defense. Watson was named to the all-tournament team for her efforts throughout the weekend.

ABOUT BELMONT: Defending champion Belmont has a 6-4 record to begin the season. The Bruins have lost four games in a row coming into their first OVC match against the Tigers. Belmont was picked to win the conference this season; while outside hitter Arianna Person was picked on the pre-season All-OVC team. The Bruins are coached by former TSU assistant Tony Howell.

ALL TIME VS BELMONT: In the all-time series versus Belmont, the Tigers are 9-20. The Tigers beat Belmont twice last season by scores of 3-2 and 3-0.

UP NEXT: The Tigers will travel to Edwardsville, Ill. where they will face off with SIUE on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. CDT.