|September 24, 2016||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
ADORNO-DeJESUS - 2
TENNESSEE STATE (7-7) at SIUE (7-4)
Saturday, Sept. 24 | 1 p.m. CT
Vadalabene Center | Edwardsville, Ill.
OPENING SET: The Tennessee State volleyball team will continue conference play on Sat. Sept. 24 against SIUE at 1 p.m. CDT at the Vadalabene Center.
LAST TIME OUT: The Tigers lost their first conference game of the season 3-0 to defending OVC champion Belmont. TSU could not seem to get a rhythm offensively having a hitting percentage of .084. Chloe Watson led the team will 8 kills in the conference opener. Cherlie-Adorno-DeJesus led the team with 18 digs while Taylor Patterson dug up 11 of Belmonts 127 attacks. Tennessee State is now 7-7 on the season.
ABOUT SIUE: SIUE sits at the top of the conference with an overall record of 8-4. The Cougars won their first OVC match of the year against Eastern Illinois on Wednesday. Ashley Witt and Taylor Joens lead the team offensively with 138 and 134 kills respectively. Defensively Katie Shashack is tops on the team with 226 digs. Leah Johnson isin her sixth season as the head coach.
ALL TIME VS SIUE: In the all-time series versus SIUE the Tigers are 5-2. The Tigers beat the Cougars last season by a score of 3-0.
UP NEXT: The Tigers will travel will begin a three game home stand with a match against Tennessee Tech on Wednesday Sept. 28 in Kean Hall at 6 p.m. CDT.