August 31, 20181st2nd3rd4th5thFinal
North Alabama22251625153
Tennessee State25232522102
UNATeam StatsTSU
.106Hitting Pct..122
50Kills50
31Errors28
179Total Attacks181
48Assists48
3Aces7
95Digs81
4.0Blocks15.0
UNALeadersTSU
ELLWANGER - 15
KillsHENDERSON - 14
DAVILAMcCLARY - 28
AssistsTE'O - 40
ELLWANGER - 1
BENITEZ - 1
ELLIS - 1
AcesPIERSON - 2
BENITEZ - 22
DigsHENDERSON - 16
RIVERA ORTIZ - 16
STALLWORTH - 2
RUBLE - 2
BlocksFIHAKI - 10
September 01, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Tennessee State121925201
Chattanooga252521253
TSUTeam StatsUTC
.097Hitting Pct..159
37Kills47
23Errors22
145Total Attacks157
28Assists44
4Aces12
68Digs78
12.0Blocks8.0
TSULeadersUTC
HENDERSON - 11
KillsMikaela Gauthreaux - 12
TE'O - 24
AssistsJaquelyn Langhaim - 22
HENDERSON - 2
AcesMaddie Halsey - 4
RIVERA ORTIZ - 21
DigsMegan Kaufman - 24
FIHAKI - 6
BlocksMaia Rackel - 6
September 01, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
UNC Asheville252519253
Tennessee State222125221
AVLTeam StatsTSU
.233Hitting Pct..232
53Kills55
19Errors23
146Total Attacks138
49Assists51
7Aces2
56Digs63
8.0Blocks8.0
AVLLeadersTSU
GUTHRIE - 13
KillsHENDERSON - 16
KENNEDY - 22
AssistsTE'O - 43
GUTHRIE - 2
KENNEDY - 2
AcesHENDERSON - 1
TE'O - 1
ZYBURT - 24
DigsPIERSON - 15
RIVERA ORTIZ - 15
LOVEDAY - 5
BlocksHENDERSON - 5
Chattanooga Classic Up Next for Tiger Volleyball
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Chattanooga Classic Up Next for Tiger Volleyball

GAME NOTES

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FOLLOW THE ACTION: Live stats will be available for all three of TSU’s games at the Chattanooga Classic. The match versus home team, Chattanooga will be live streamed on the SoCon Digital Network.  
Game 1 vs. North Alabama
Game 2 vs. UTCSoCon Digital Network
Game 3 vs. UNC-Asheville

MATCH INFORMATION: The Tennessee State volleyball team continues non-conference tournament play at the Chattanooga Classic Aug. 31 weekend. The Tigers look to compete against North Alabama, Chattanooga and UNC-Asheville. This weekend serves as the first meeting between the Tigers and North Alabama. TSU is on a two-game-winning streak over the Mocs. At the last meeting, TSU defeated Chatt (3-1) 15-25, 25-16, 25-16, 26-24, and have yet to play UNC-Asheville since 1995.

TSU UPDATE: In the season-opening tournament, the Tigers posted its first win over fellow HBCU Florida A&M. Big Blue took the win in four. Over the course of the weekend, newcomer Laken Te’o registered three double-doubles, junior Rachel Henderson had one double-double and 11 blocks and Julia Pierson had her 500th kill. The Tigers sit at 1-2 overall.

ABOUT NORTH ALABAMA: The new members of the ASUN are winless after its opening weekend against Little Rock, Jacksonville State and Mercer. UNA entered the final match of the Jacksonville State tournament without a single set win. In the final day, the Lions pushed to five sets with Mercer, eventually losing 17-15. Outside/right side Christina Ellwanger Freshman is the go-to offensive weapon for North Alabama, with freshman Sophia Brandsetter coming in at a close second. The team has two capable setter in Jayden Davilamcclary and Emma Ellis.

ABOUT CHATTANOOGA: UTC is 1-2 after the Tennessee Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. The Mocs defeated fellow OVC team, Belmont before dropping its final matches of the weekend to #22 Michigan State (3-1) and Tennessee (3-0). The offense is spread across three athletes, with six Mocs registering 29 or more attacks. Chatt has multiple six-rotation players who help put up numbers on both sides of the ball.  

ABOUT UNC-ASHEVILLE: The Bulldogs are 2-1 after its opening weekend at home. Cara Guthrie is the offensive star for the Bulldogs recording the team-high in kills in all three-matches, as well as the team-high digs in its loss to Appalachian State. Madison Zyburt covers the back row, averaging 3.33 digs per set.

UP NEXT: TSU completes its non-conference tournament play at Stephen F. Austin next weekend. The Tigers will play Grambling, St. John’s and SFA. 

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