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Volleyball returns to action at Western Kentucky
Sunday, September 11, 2011


Nashville --- After having more than a week off the Tennessee State University volleyball team will return to action at Western Kentucky.

The Tigers will face Western Kentucky on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in E. A. Diddle Arena.

Tennessee State is off to a 4-2 start in the young season. The Tigers are most recently coming off a 2-1 showing at the Bear Brawl hosted by Mercer. TSU opened the tournament with victories over Norfolk State (3-0) and Mercer (3-2) before falling to Troy (3-1) on Saturday.  

For the second consecutive week Shaquita Williams and Terakka Walker were named to the All-Tournament team for their efforts.

Williams hit a scorching .455 and tallied 13 kills in the win over Norfolk State. She led the team with 18 kills, four digs and three service aces against Troy.

Walker posted two double-doubles in the tournament. She registered 14 kills and 19 digs versus Mercer before notching 12 kills and 11 digs against Troy.

Team Leaders

Shaquita Williams leads the Tigers offensively with 3.59 kills per set. She is also hitting a team best .310 to go along with an OVC best 13 service aces. Terakka Walker averages a team second best 2.64 kills per set.


Western Kentucky 6-1

Last Time Out: WKU defeated Lipscomb 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-20)

Series Info: 21st meeting between the two teams; WKU leads the series, 19-1

Last meeting: August 31, 2010 - Western Kentucky W, 3-0

Live Stats

There will be live stats will be available for the match as well as a video stream.