Riding the momentum of Thursday's victory, the Tech volleyball team raced out to a 1-0 lead Friday evening but couldn't sustain the effort, dropping a 3-1 contest to second-seed Austin Peay in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
Senior Leah Meffert led the sixth-seeded Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles to a come-from-behind, 3-2 victory over No. 3 Jacksonville State Thursday in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Morehead State.
In what has become a consistent theme over the last four seasons, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team will take part in its fourth straight Ohio Valley Conference Tournament this week under head coach John Blair.
The "second season" begins this week for the Tennessee Tech volleyball team as the Golden Eagles head to Morehead, Ky., for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. Tech wrapped up the 2010 regular season Saturday evening, droppig a 3-1 contest to SEMO before celebrating Senior Night.
Down 2-1 in sets, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team scratched and clawed its way back to claim an energizing 3-2 Ohio Valley Conference match from Murray State Friday night in Eblen Center. Tech continues its four-match homestand Saturday against UT Martin at 2 p.m.
Fresh off their 3-1 win over Jacksonville State, the Golden Eagles (7-18, 5-9 OVC) will look to climb up the OVC standings using a four-match homestand that concludes the 2010 regular season. Tech opens its homestand with a pair of matches this weekend against Murray State and UT Martin.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (7-18, 5-9 OVC) earned their second victory of the season against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in four sets. Tech won by the scores of 27-22, 22-26, 25-20 and 25-23.
The Golden Eagles (6-16, 4-7 OVC) will look to continue their recent road success as they take part in their last 2010 regular season road trip. Tech will take on a trio of conference opponents including Tennessee State, Austin Peay and Jacksonville State.
Cruising toward an apparent OVC title, the Morehead State volleyball team nearly ran aground Friday evening against an inspired Tennessee Tech squad. The league-leading Eagles recovered to win the final two contests for a 3-2 victory in Eblen Center.
Tennessee Tech (6-14, 4-5 OVC) took the first match of its three-match homestand against Jacksonville State last Friday and will look to continue its winning ways against first-place Morehead State and second-place Eastern Kentucky.
Senior Leah Meffert earned her third career OVC Offensive Player of the Week award, while sophomore Kelsey Gray took home her first Defensive Player of the Week award for their efforts in Tennessee Tech’s win 3-1 over Jacksonville State. The awards were announced Monday by the OVC office.
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team wrapped up its recent four-match road trip with a 2-2 record and will look to improve upon what they accomplished on the road as they open a three-match homestand beginning with the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State, Friday evening.
Senior Leah Meffert was honored by the Ohio Valley Conference as she was named the Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts during Tennessee Techs most recent matches against Southeast Missouri State and Eastern Illinois.
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 Friday in raising money for breast cancer research.