August 26, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
Tennessee State251518121
Charleston232525253
TSUTeam StatsCOFC
.193Hitting Pct..327
45Kills67
18Errors17
140Total Attacks153
43Assists60
2Aces6
54Digs68
8.0Blocks6.0
TSULeadersCOFC
PIERSON - 14
KillsFREED - 21
BELTRAN - 39
AssistsBECKMAN - 51
BELTRAN - 1
HAYES - 1
AcesFREED - 4
ADORNO-DEJESUS - 13
DigsRHODES - 19
HENDERSON - 6
BlocksFEDDERSEN - 4
Tigers Lose to College of Charleston
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Tigers Lose to College of Charleston

BOX SCORE

CHARLESTON, S.C. --- The Tennessee State Tigers volleyball team continued play at the Hampton Inn and Suites Classic against the College of Charleston Cougars. In the second match of the tournament, the Tigers fell 3-1 (25-23, 25-15, 25-18, 25-12).

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Each of our defensive specialists showed up recording 35 total digs, and setter Samantha Beltran put up 10.
  • The Tigers had a block party recording 15 total blocks by Rachel Henderson (6), Julia Pierson (4), Alexis Johnson (2), Maya Evan (1) and Samantha Beltran (1).
  • Preseason All-OVC pick Julia Pierson and freshman Maya Evans combined for 24 kills in the match.

SET BY SET

First Set: Senior Katora Roberts began the match with a kill to put the Tigers on the board. Julia Pierson and Maya Evans combined for 9 kills in the first set. Tigers take set one 25-23.

Second Set: Julia Pierson broke a 5-0 run by the Cougars with a kill. Throughout the set, the team recorded one thirteen Tigers fall 25-15.

Third Set: Rachel Henderson and Alexis Johnson recorded a huge block for the Tigers tying the score 4-4. Kylie Hayes served the second Tiger ace of the match closing a four-point gap. Tigers fail to close the gap completely and fall 25-18 in set three.

Fourth Set: TSU trailed in the final set of the match, until Rachel Henderson brought the team its twelfth and final match point with a kill. The Tigers fell 25-12.

MATCH NOTES

  • TSU fell 3-1 to the College of Charleston Cougars. Its record is now 0-2 for the 2017 season.
  • The Tigers are now 0-1 in the all-time series against the Cougars.

UP NEXT

The Tigers round out the Hampton Inn and Suites Classic by taking on USC Upstate today at 4:30 p.m. EST.

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