NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State volleyball team finished their last day of camp on Saturday afternoon with a scrimmage against alumni Tiger volleyball players.
The 2017 team swept the alumni with a 3-0 run (25-21, 25-18, 25-23), and continued the streak of beating the alumni during the preseason match.
The alumni team consisted of Naomi Wells, Tennessee State’s all-time leader in kills (1,275) and attacks (3,883), Christian Lowe, ranked top 10 in kills, attacks, block assists, total blocks and hitting percentage, Catherine Armwood, all-time leader in digs (1,691), Assistant Coach Vicmari Prospero, the all-time leader in hitting percentage (.266) and letter winners Danielle Howell and Christina Raiford.
Head Coach Donika Sutton
-On the match
“We started off playing our alumni match, which we do every year. We had a great start, but we had an injury in the middle which slowed us down, but we picked it up and were able to finish it in three.”
Junior Middle Blocker, Rachel Henderson
-On the benefits of scrimmaging alumni
“They are very smart. They know what to do because they’ve been playing for a long time, and they actually played together. So, we had to be smarter and we had to communicate more.”