September 30, 20161st2nd3rd4th5thFinal
Jacksonville State25252018162
Tennessee State17222525183
JSUTeam StatsTSU
.243Hitting Pct..229
58Kills76
17Errors33
169Total Attacks188
53Assists68
6Aces7
66Digs78
13.5Blocks9.0
JSULeadersTSU
ZUHLKE - 14
ANDERSON - 14
KillsWATSON - 22
PERUCKI - 33
AssistsBELTRAN - 34
ANDERSON - 3
AcesPATTERSON - 2
KIRK - 18
DigsADORNO-DeJESUS - 33
ROMBACH - 9
BlocksROBERTS - 4
CLARK - 4
October 01, 20161st2nd3rd4thFinal
RICE251825253
Tennessee State182517221
RICETeam StatsTSU
.255Hitting Pct..157
53Kills56
16Errors31
145Total Attacks159
51Assists52
2Aces3
63Digs67
9.0Blocks6.0
RICELeadersTSU
Harris - 16
KillsWATSON - 13
ANDERSON - 13
McDaniel - 44
AssistsBELTRAN - 28
Holman - 2
AcesWILSON - 2
McDaniel - 18
DigsADORNO-DeJESUS - 25
Okafor - 5
BlocksCLARK - 4
Tigers Look to Carry Momentum into Weekend Matches
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Tigers Look to Carry Momentum into Weekend Matches
Photo by Sam Jordan- TSU Athletics

JACKSONVILLE STATE (12-8, 2-0) TENNESSEE STATE (8-8, 1-2)
Friday, Sept. 30 | 6 p.m. CT
Kean Hall | NASHVILLE, Tenn.

 Rice (9-7, 2-0) TENNESSEE STATE (8-8, 1-2)
Saturday, Oct. 1 | 7 p.m. CT
Kean Hall | NASHVILLE, Tenn.

GAME NOTES: Tennessee State
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OPENING SERVE: The Tennessee State volleyball team will continue conference play on Friday Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. against Jacksonville State followed by a non-conference match against Rice on Saturday Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. Both games will be played in Kean Hall.

LAST TIME OUT: TSU (8-8) won their first conference match of the season in a five set thriller over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday. It was a total team effort for Tennessee State with Chloe Watson and Puamana Danielson both posting double-doubles. Arijana Anderson contributed 15 kills in the game. Four Tigers posted double-digit digs in the match. Cherlie Adorno-DeJesus led the way with 32 digs. The

SCOUTING JACKSONVILLE STATE: The Gamecocks are undefeated in conference play with a 2-0 record. Jacksonville State is on a three game win streak with its last victory coming in form of 3-0 win over Eastern Kentucky. Allyson Zuhlke leads the OVC in total kills with 252. Jade Mortimer is ranked 30th in the NCAA with 284 total digs.

SCOUTING RICE: Rice University is 9-7 so far this season. The Owls are on a five game winning streak. They will travel to Murfreesboro to play MTSU before a showdown with the Tigers on Saturday. Senior Chelsey Harris garnered C-USA Offensive Player of the Week with 40 kills in two matches last week. Lee Ann Cunningham has 255 digs on the season defensively.

ALL TIME VERSUS OPPONENTS: The Tigers have an overall record of 9-21 against Jacksonville State. Last season the teams split two matches with each team going 1-1. Tennessee State will play Rice for the first time in school history.

UP NEXT: The Tigers will face Middle Tennessee State University at home on Wednesday Oct.5 in Kean Hall at 6 p.m.

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