|November 10, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||5th||Final|
JOHNSON - 13
ROBERTS - 4
|November 11, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||5th||Final|
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TN Tech | FAN APPRECIATION MATCH | LIVE STATS
Jacksonville State | SENIOR DAY | LIVE STATS
MATCH INFORMATION: Tennessee State volleyball (7-21, 3-11 OVC) will host Tennessee Tech (3-23, 1-13 OVC), Friday, Nov. 10 for its Fan Appreciation match in Kean Hall at 6 p.m., followed by its Senior Day Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m when the Tigers will play Jacksonville State (22-11, 8-6).
LAST TIME OUT: TSU closed the week Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-23) loss to the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars. Katora Roberts came out on top of the Tiger offense with 10 kills, tying with the SIUE leader, Ashley Witt. Roberts had a .471 attack percentage against the Cougars. Senior libero Cherlie Adorno DeJesus led the match in digs with 13, while Pierson assisted Big Blue’s defense with two blocks.
SERIES INFORMATION: After matchups earlier in the season, TSU is 17-38 in the all-time series against Tennessee Tech and 11-22 against Jacksonville State. At the beginning of October, Big Blue travelled to both Cookeville, Tennessee, and Jacksonville, Alabama, and went 1-1, sweeping the Golden Eagles and battling through five sets to eventually fall to the Gamecocks. In Kean Hall last year, the Tigers won both matches against the opponents 3-2.
ABOUT TENNESSEE TECH: Ranked last in the conference, the Golden Eagles enter their last week of play after falling to Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky. Shealene Little leads the Golden Eagle offense with 252 kills on the season, followed by Rachel Thomas who has hit a .228 and averages 1.92 kills per set. Little assists TTU defensive leaders Kirsten Brugere and Allison Morrett combining for 793 digs.
ABOUT JACKSONVILLE STATE: JSU travels to Nashville looking to hold on to its spot in the OVC Tournament. Jacksonville State is currently ranked fifth in the conference, followed closely by Eastern Illinois and crosstown rival Belmont. Three Gamecocks have posted more than 250 kills and averaged a .212 hitting percentage this season. Allyson Zuhlke has notched 439 kills going into the final week of regular season play. Mackenie Rombach has posted 286 kills and 119 blocks. Hannah Kirk is the leads the league in digs with 515.
UP NEXT: This weekend marks the end of the 2017 season for Tiger volleyball.