July 4, 2010
Teresa Craig chosen as Tech's 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year
Teresa Craig, a member of the Golden Eagle volleyball team who graduated recently with a 4.0 grade point average and is heading to Law School at Michigan State University, has been chosen as Tennessee Tech's 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year.
July 1, 2010
Five finalists announced for Tech's 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year
The Tennessee Tech University Athletics Department has announced five finalists for the schools 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, with the winner to be announced Sunday.
June 20, 2010
Volleyball coach John Blair announces 2010 schedule
Tech volleyball head coach John Blair announced his team's schedule for the 2010 season, which opens with three non-conference tournaments on the road.
May 5, 2010
Tech volleyball signs Penrod, Robertson
The Tennessee Tech volleyball roster grew by two when head coach John Blair announced the signing of Natalie Penrod and Elizabeth Robertson last week. The pair joins Allison May in Techs most recent signing class.
November 30, 2009
Golden Eagle volleyball signs Allison May
Allison May, a senior at Assumption (Ky.) High School, has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball next season at Tennessee Tech. May is the first 2010 signee for head coach John Blair.
November 19, 2009
Teresa Craig named as one of six OVC Scholar-Athletes
Tennessee Tech's Teresa Craig, a senior on the Golden Eagle volleyball team, has been chosen as one of six individuals in the Ohio Valley Conference to receive its prestigious Scholar-Athlete Award for 2008-09.
November 19, 2009
Golden Eagles fall to Murray State in OVC Quarterfinals
Four Golden Eagles finished with double-digit kills on Thursday evening, but it was not enough as the fifth-seed Tennessee Tech volleyball team fell to Murray State, 3-1 (25-23, 25-21, 23-25, 25-16), in the quarterfinals of the OVC Championships.
November 18, 2009
Meffert, Kenline and Gray receive honors from OVC
Junior Leah Meffert, senior Katie Kenline and freshman Kelsey Gray have been recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference for their individual play during the 2009 season by earning all-OVC honors on the volleyball court.
November 18, 2009
Golden Eagle volleyball readies to defend OVC championship this weekend
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team qualified for the OVC Tournament with a fifth place conference finish in the regular season and will begin play at the post-season conference tournament on Thursday in Jacksonville, Alabama.
November 14, 2009
Tech falls at EKU in finale; Heads to OVC Tourney as No. 5 seed
The Golden Eagle volleyball team had nothing to lose Saturday afternoon at Eastern Kentucky, and even though they dropped a 3-1 decision they will head to the OVC Tournament later this week as the No. 5 seed.
November 13, 2009
Golden Eagles fall short at Morehead State; need win Saturday to clinch OVC berth
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team got off to the right start against Morehead State on Friday beating the Eagles 25-18 in the first set, but Morehead State stormed back and took the next three sets, winning 25-11, 25-15, 25-17 to top the Golden Eagles 3-1.
November 12, 2009
Golden Eagles wrap up regular season with two on the road
Senior Amanda Lindgren and the Golden Eagles will look to punch their ticket to the OVC tournament this weekend when they travel to Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky for a pair of OVC matches.
November 9, 2009
Kenline earns second OVC Defensive Player of the Week honor
Senior Katie Kenline earned OVC Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season after posting 49 digs in two matches against Tennessee State and Austin Peay.
November 7, 2009
Golden Eagles fight until the end, fall short on Senior Day
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team honored its three seniors prior to Saturday afternoons match against Austin Peay but fell just short of sending the trio off with a win in their last match at Eblen Center.
November 6, 2009
Craig earns second career Academic All-District honor
Senior Teresa Craig has been impressive both in the classroom and on the volleyball court during her career at Tech, and she recently earned Academic All-District First Team honors this season as a result.
November 6, 2009
Tech sinks Tennessee State on Dig Pink Night
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team pulled off a three-set sweep of Tennessee State on Friday evening. Junior Leah Meffert (photo) became a member of the prestigious 1,000/1,000 club in the third set of the match.
November 5, 2009
Senior Day highlights final Golden Eagle homestand of the season
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team has plenty of excitement happening this weekend. The Golden Eagles will host Dig Pink night on Friday when they take on Tennessee State, and Tech will recognize its three seniors for Senior Day on Saturday against Austin Peay.
November 3, 2009
Dig Pink this Friday: Tech volleyball raises money for breast cancer research
As part of the Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team will join thousands of other high school and college teams from around the country this Friday in raising money for breast cancer research.
October 28, 2009
Tech to square off against OVC-leading Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team will travel to Jacksonville, Ala., on Friday night for a matchup against the first-place Jacksonville State Gamecocks.
October 24, 2009
Tech rebounds against UT Martin, captures 3-1 win
One day after having its five-game winning streak snapped, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team may have started another. The Golden Eagles topped UT Martin on Saturday afternoon, 3-1 (25-18, 25-27, 25-21, 25-22), in a closely contested four-set match at Skyhawk Fieldhouse.
October 23, 2009
Murray State stops Golden Eagle winning streak
The Tennessee Tech volleyball teams five match winning streak came to a halt on Friday evening as the Golden Eagles fell to Murray State, 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-17), at Racer Arena.
October 22, 2009
Tech seeks to extend five-match winning streak
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team will seek to remain on the winning track this weekend when the team travels to Murray State and UT Martin for a pair of contests.
October 17, 2009
Golden Eagles take down Morehead State, 3-1
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team extended its season-best winning streak to five straight on Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles defeated visiting Morehead State, 3-1 (25-22, 25-14, 18-25, 25-18), at the Eblen Center.
October 16, 2009
Golden Eagles capture fourth straight win, sweep EKU
It was the Leah Meffert show on Friday evening as the Tennessee Tech volleyball team rolled to a three-set victory over visiting Eastern Kentucky at the Eblen Center. The Golden Eagles, who have won four consecutive matches, captured their second three-set victory of the season with scores of 25-22, 25-19, 25-17.
October 15, 2009
Tech looks to extend its winning streak at home this weekend
Winners of five of its last six, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team will return home this weekend to play a pair of meaningful OVC contests.
October 11, 2009
Golden Eagles win third straight match in defeating Southeast Missouri, 3-2
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team played its third five-set match in its last five matches on Saturday evening, and just like the previous two five-setters, the Golden Eagles were victorious as they defeated Southeast Missouri (22-25, 25-21, 26-24, 23-25, 15-9).
October 9, 2009
Golden Eagles defeat Eastern Illinois in four sets
After beginning their OVC schedule with three consecutive losses, the Golden Eagles have rebounded to win four of their last five matches, including Friday evenings match against the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
October 8, 2009
Golden Eagle volleyball set for two OVC rematches
This weekend, the Golden Eagles will have an opportunity to improve their position in the standings as they travel for a pair of road matches against OVC foes.
October 3, 2009
Balanced attack leads Tech past Tennessee State
Three Golden Eagles finished with double-digit kills Saturday afternoon as Tennessee Tech defeated Tennessee State, 3-2 (20-25, 19-25, 25-11, 25-13, 15-11), at Kean Hall in Nashville, Tenn.
October 2, 2009
Tech falls on the road at Austin Peay
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team entered Friday nights match with Austin Peay having won its last two contests, but the Golden Eagles could not find a way to make it three in a row as the Lady Governors swept TTU (25-17, 25-20, 25-16) at the Dunn Center in Clarksville, Tenn.
October 1, 2009
Tech plays a pair against in-state opponents
After spending the past two weeks in the comforts of the Eblen Center, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team will have to travel this weekend as head coach John Blair and his Golden Eagles visit Austin Peay and Tennessee State in a pair of in-state OVC matchups.
September 26, 2009
Peddicord leads the Golden Eagles to victory against Murray State
One day after the Tennessee Tech volleyball team picked up its first conference victory of the season, the Golden Eagles outlasted visiting Murray State in five sets to earn their second OVC win (17-25, 25-23, 25-23, 20-25, 16-14) on Saturday afternoon at the Eblen Center.
September 25, 2009
Volleyball cruises to a sweep of UT Martin
Junior Leah Meffert looked unstoppable on Friday night as the Golden Eagle volleyball team dominated its match against visiting UT Martin at the Eblen Center.
September 24, 2009
The Capital Sports Report features Kenline, Lindgren
A national sports blog recently featured two Golden Eagle volleyball players, seniors Katie Kenline and Amanda Lindgren.
September 22, 2009
Golden Eagles drop five-setter to visiting Jacksonville State
It was a night of momentum shifts, and the last wave went to Jacksonville State as the Gamecocks outlasted Tennessee Tech in five sets Tuesday night to claim an Ohio Valley Conference volleyball match in Eblen Center.
September 22, 2009
Tech to play three OVC matches this week, beginning tonight against Jacksonville State
The Golden Eagles volleyball team will take on Jacksonville State, UT Martin and Murray State in three home Ohio Valley Conference matches this week.
September 21, 2009
Craig featured on The Capital Sports Report
Senior right-side hitter Teresa Craig was recently featured in an article by The Capital Sports Report where she talked about her career as a Golden Eagle.
September 19, 2009
Panthers claw past the Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech volleyball held late leads in all three sets on Saturday afternoon but could not find a way to close as the Golden Eagles dropped a three-setter (26-28, 23-25, 22-25) to Eastern Illinois.
September 18, 2009
TTU cannot hang on against SEMO in home opener, falls 3-2
The Golden Eagles got a balanced effort, some outstanding play and tremendous crowd support, but missed an opportunity to put things away in a five-set loss to Southeast Missouri to open the home schedule Friday night.
September 17, 2009
Golden Eagle volleyball set to open conference play at home
After spending the first three weeks of the season on the road, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team will get a chance to play in its own gym finally when the Golden Eagles take on Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois this weekend, marking the start of OVC competition.
September 14, 2009
Culp honored as OVC Setter of the Week
Junior setter Melanie Culp has shown improvements from week-to-week thus far in the 2009 volleyball season and was rewarded on Monday by being named the OVC Setter of the Week.
September 12, 2009
Volleyball burned by the Flames in five, drop four-setter to unbeaten Toledo
It came down to a fifth-set showdown in which the Tennessee Tech volleyball team held a late lead but could not finish off the Liberty Flames in the Golden Eagles first of two matches on Saturday afternoon at the Cardinal Classic.
September 11, 2009
Tech drops to first match of the Cardinal Classic
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team made it interesting against Louisville on Friday night but could not come away with the victory as the Golden Eagles fell 3-1 (25-18, 20-25, 25-14, 25-14) to the host of the 2009 Cardinal Classic.
September 10, 2009
Golden Eagles volleyball visits Louisville for final pre-conference tournament
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team will travel to Louisville this weekend to participate in the Cardinal Classic. The Golden Eagles will take on Louisville on Friday evening before squaring off against Liberty and Toledo on Saturday.
September 7, 2009
Kenline named OVC Defensive Player of the Week
Two days after helping lead the Tennessee Tech volleyball team to its first victory of the season, senior Katie Kenline was voted the Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
September 5, 2009
Golden Eagles wear down the Tribe, pick up first victory of the season
Down two sets to none and on the verge of losing for fifth time in row to begin the season, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team fought back against William & Mary to capture its first victory of the season at the Appalachian State Invitational.
September 5, 2009
TTU halted by Appalachian State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team fell to tournament-host Appalachian State, 3-1 (25-14, 13-25, 25-21, 29-27), on Saturday evening to finish the Appalachian State Invitational with a 1-2 record. With the win, the Mountaineers improve to 2-4 on the season while the Golden Eagles drop to 1-5 overall.
September 3, 2009
Golden Eagles prepare for Appalachian State Invitational
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team will travel to Boone, N.C., on Friday in search of its first victory of the season. The Golden Eagles will take part in the Appalachian State Invitational where they will meet North Florida and William & Mary in addition to the host Mountaineers.
August 30, 2009
Western Kentucky leaves TTU with a winless opening weekend
The Golden Eagles had their chances but could not find a way to come away with their first victory of the season on Sunday. The Tennessee Tech volleyball team dropped a three-set match against Western Kentucky (25-19, 25-19, 25-18) to fall to 0-3 to start the 2009 campaign.
August 29, 2009
Tech drops first two matches at Lady Vol Classic
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team opened its 2009 season on Saturday afternoon at the 2009 Lady Vol Classic with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-9, 25-14) loss to tournament-host Tennessee. Later in their second match of the day, the Golden Eagles again fell 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-22), this time to Lipscomb.
August 27, 2009
Volleyball begins 2009 season at Tennessee Lady Vol Invitational
The Golden Eagles will look to kick off their 2009 season in style on Saturday when they take on the Lady Vols in their first of three matches this weekend at the UT Lady Vol Invitational.
August 10, 2009
Defending champ volleyball team gets 2009 camp underway
The Tennessee Tech University womens volleyball team took the first step in its 2009 season Monday as 12 players reported to Eblen Center for the first time.
June 26, 2009
Defending champ volleyball team adds three signees to 09 roster
Defending Ohio Valley Conference volleyball champion Tennessee Tech has added three more signees to its 2009 roster, inking Heather Asplund from Illinois, Katrina Dvorken of New Jersey, and Kelsey Gray from Ohio.
June 18, 2009
Tech inks two-sport standout Stacey Butts
A multi-sport standout in high school, Stacey Butts of Greenfield, Wis., hopes to continue that legacy at Tennessee Tech. The 6-foot-1 Honors student has signed a national letter of intent to play softball for coach Tory Acheson, and will also play on the volleyball team for coach John Blair.
June 4, 2009
Golden Eagle volleyball schedule features some big obstacles in 09
Four non-conference foes that reached the NCAA field last season, three tough tournaments to open the year, and an 18-game Ohio Valley Conference slate highlight the schedule awaiting the Tennessee Tech volleyball team in 2009 as the Golden Eagles defend their league title and bid for a return to the NCAA Tournament.