Golden Eagles will face Austin Peay Friday in OVC Tournament semifinal

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech volleyball team sat in the stands in Eblen Center and watched the action Thursday night to learn who they will face Friday in their semifinal match of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.

The answer turned out to be No. 4 seed Austin Peay, which sailed through a 3-0 win over No. 5 seed Southeast Missouri with little resistance. The Lady Govs are the only team to have beaten Tech in Eblen Center this season, opening the conference season way back on Sept. 19 with a 3-2 victory over the Golden Eagles.

Tech gained a measure of revenge three weeks ago by sweeping a 3-0 victory over Austin Peay on the Lady Govs home court.

The match is set for 7:30 p.m., and fans who cannot attend (admission is free, by the way) can follow the action in one of three ways.

1) To watch the game, it is available via a live web stream on OVCsports.TV.

2) To listen to the game, tune in via Free Teamline. The broadcast will can be heard on the telephone by calling 1-800-847-4600 and select team code 0654. It is also available on the Internet on

3) To follow the match via live stats, go to

The other semifinal match at 5 p.m. will pit No. 2 Morehead State against No. 3 Murray State, a 3-0 winning Thursday over UT Martin.