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September 20, 20191st2nd3rd4thFinal
Arkansas Pine Bluff251617171
Tennessee State132525253
UAPBTeam StatsTSU
.096Hitting Pct..224
34Kills52
21Errors20
136Total Attacks143
34Assists51
7Aces4
62Digs76
5.0Blocks7.0
UAPBLeadersTSU
Gomez - 12
KillsFUQUA - 10
Kennedy - 23
AssistsGARCIA GUERRIOS - 21
Armstrong - 3
AcesJORDAN - 1
GARCIA GUERRIOS - 1
LOLOTAI - 1
MARSHALL - 1
Robinson - 18
DigsRIVERA ORTIZ - 20
Armstrong - 4
BlocksHOLMES - 6
TSU Volleyball Wins Match Over Arkansas Pine Bluff
Friday, September 20, 2019
TSU Volleyball Wins Match Over Arkansas Pine Bluff

Box Score

NASHVILLE, TENN. --- Tennessee State won the match against University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 3-1 (13-25, 25-16, 25-17, 25-17) in Kean Hall on Sept. 20.  

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Aniya Williams and Kendall Bullock both had eight kills, leading the Tigers offensively.
  • Gina Rivera-Ortiz led the match woth 20 digs. 
  • Sofia Garcia-Guerrios assisted 21 times. 

SET ONE

  • The Golden Lions took an early lead with a kill from Savione Usoro and Zyaire Garrit.
  • Two attack errors on Tennessee State gave UAPB a four-point advantage. 
  • Julia Pierson with a kill tried to keep the Tigers in the set.
  • UAPB kept gaining points against TSU due to errors on Tennessee State and kills from Kaila Robinson.
  • After two aces for Bri-Anna Armstrong and an eight-point lead, the Tigers gained some momentum with a kill from Khalia Jordan.
  • Usoro with her second kill and Darynne Bicker's first kill won the match for Arkansas Pine Bluff 25-13. 

SET TWO

  • Aria Holmes with her second kill of the match and two errors on UAPB gave the Tigers a head start. 
  • Jasmine Fuqua and Kariely Santana-Delgado with kills kept the scoredboard in TSU's favor. 
  • With a four-point lead, Holmes drilled a kill into the Golden Lion's defense. 
  • Satana-Delgado with two more kills gave the Tigers a 12-point advantage.
  • Williams drilled two kills into Arkansas Pine Bluff's defense which hyped the Tigers up.
  • With her fifth kill of the match, Williams won the set for the Tigers, 25-16.  

SET THREE

  • Two errors on TSU and a kill from Bullock kept the set tied.
  • But a kill from Garrit took the lead for the Golden Lions. 
  • Williams with a kill got Big Blue back into the set and a kill from Santana-Delgado tied it up.
  • A block asssist for Armstrong and Bickers kept UAPB in the lead. 
  • Fuqua with a kill tied the set up and took the lead with another kill. 
  • An attack error on UAPB, a block assist from Holmes and Fuqua and Bullock's fourth kill of the match gave the Tigers a three-point lead. 
  • Pierson with her third kill of the match, TSU took the set 25-17.

SET FOUR

  • Kills from Pierson, Fuqua and Kiara Hill took the scoreboard for TSU.
  • The Golden Lions squeezed it's way back into the set but a kill from Pierson kept Big Blue on top. 
  • Fuqua with her eigth kill of the match gave Tennessee State a four-point advantage. 
  • Holmes with a solo block secured the set for TSU, not allowing UAPB over the net.
  • Gomez tried to keep Arkansas Pine Bluff in the set with a kill but TSU pulled ahead to a seven-point lead with a service error on UAPB.
  • An attack error on the Golden Lions gave Tennessee State the match, 25-17.

MATCH NOTES

  • Tennessee State's record is now 7-6. 

UP NEXT 

The Tigers will travel to Richmond, Ky. to play in it's first conference match against Eastern Kentucky. The match will take place Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. in Alumni Coliseum. 

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