June 19, 2011
Hayes, Meffert share Outstanding Female Athlete honors
Tacarra Hayes and Leah Meffert have been selected as co-winners of the 2011 Outstanding Female Athlete Award at Tennessee Tech,
May 6, 2011
Tech volleyball inks two more to 2011 roster
Tennessee Tech volleyball head coach John Blair has announced a pair of signees for the 2011 season, bringing the total number of signees to four this off-season
February 28, 2011
Volleyball coach John Blair speaker at Cookeville Noonday Lion's Club
Tennessee Tech volleyball coach John Blair was the guest speaker Monday at the Cookeville Noonday Lion's Club's meeting.
December 27, 2010
Darling earns third straight OVC Newcomer of the Week award
Tech looking for fifth road win of the season
December 1, 2010
Tech volleyball inks two to letters of intent
Tennessee Tech volleyball head coach John Blair has announced a pair of talented signees for the 2011 season, both coming from Ohio to join the Golden Eagle program.
November 19, 2010
Golden Eagles battle in OVC semifinals, fall in four sets
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.
November 18, 2010
Tech stymies Jax State in five sets to advance at OVC 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.
November 17, 2010
Trio of Golden Eagles tabbed for OVC volleyball honors
After playing their way into their fourth straight Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, three Tennessee Tech volleyball players have earned OVC honors.
November 17, 2010
Listen to Golden Eagles in action at OVC volleyball tournament
Fans who cannot attend the OVC Volleyball Tournament at Morehead State this week can listen to the action of all of the Golden Eagles matches via Free Teamline on the Internet or the telephone.
November 16, 2010
Tech takes on Jacksonville State Thursday in opening round of OVC Tournament
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.
November 13, 2010
Tourney Time: Golden Eagles head to OVC affair for fourth straight year
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.
November 12, 2010
Four honored as 2010 Hall of Fame Class
For former Golden Eagle student-athletes were recognized Friday evening at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner, one of the highlights of Tennessee Tech's annual Homecoming festivities.
November 12, 2010
Golden Eagles take care of business at home, sweep Panthers
Senior Leah Meffert became the all-time kills leader leading Tennessee Tech past Eastern Illinois
November 9, 2010
Tech concludes regular season with a pair of pivotal matches
With two matches left in the 2010 regular season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles control their own playoff destiny as they host Eastern Illinois and Southeast Missouri State this weekend.
November 6, 2010
Golden Eagles extend winning streak to three
Behind their third sweep of the season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles extended their winning streak to three matches as they swept the UT Martin Skyhawks.
November 5, 2010
Golden Eagles battle back, overcome Racers in five sets
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.
November 4, 2010
Golden Eagles begin final homestand of season
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.
November 2, 2010
Tennessee Tech sweeps season series against Jacksonville State
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.
October 30, 2010
Volleyball squad outdueled at Austin Peay in OVC action
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle fell to the Austin Peay Lady Govs, 3-0, Saturday afternoon in Clarksville. Tech lost by the scores of 25-20, 25-13 and 25-23.
October 29, 2010
Golden Eagle comeback halted by Tigers
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (6-17, 4-8 OVC) fell to the Tennessee State Tigers in five sets. Tech lost by the scores of 25-22, 25-16, 20-25, 20-25 and 17-15.
October 27, 2010
Golden Eagles set to wrap up final road trip of regular season
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.
October 27, 2010
Tech Athletics to help out at Friday’s Cooking on the Square
Members of several different sports teams from Tennessee Tech will be on hand to participate in the annual Cooking on the Square fundraising event.
October 23, 2010
EKU Colonels top Golden Eagles in four sets
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle volleyball team fell to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels Saturday afternoon, 3-1, in Eblen Center. TTU lost by the scores of 28-26, 25-16, 11-25 and 25-18.
October 22, 2010
Tech nearly sinks league-leading Morehead State, falls 3-2
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.
October 20, 2010
Tech concludes homestand against Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky
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.
October 18, 2010
Gray, Meffert garner OVC Player of the Week honors
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.
October 15, 2010
Gray, Meffert and cheering fans lift Golden Eagles to 3-1 OVC victory
Kelsey Gray had 10 blocks and 11 kills and an exhuberant crowd in Eblen Center helped Tennessee Tech swarm over Jacksonville State for a 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference volleyball victory Friday night.
October 13, 2010
Tech returns home for three-match homestand beginning with Jacksonville State
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.
October 12, 2010
Meffert Named OVC Offensive Player of the Week
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.
October 12, 2010
Tennessee Tech volleyball hosts “Dig Pink” event for breast cancer awareness
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.
October 9, 2010
Golden Eagles drop tough loss to Panthers
Tennessee Tech (5-14, 3-5 OVC) wrapped up its four-game road trip as it fell to the Eastern Illinois Panthers. EIU won by the scores of 22-25, 21-25, 25-22, 26-24 and 17-15.
October 8, 2010
Golden Eagles soar over Redhawks
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (5-13, 3-4 OVC) won their third conference match of the season as they downed the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks 3-1. Tech won by the scores of 25-13, 21-25, 25-20 and 25-17.
October 6, 2010
Golden Eagles looking for more success on the road against SEMO, EIU
After earning its first OVC road win of the season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (4-13, 2-4 OVC) will look to wrap up their road trip on a high note.
October 2, 2010
Racers outlast Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team (4-13, 2-4 OVC) saw its two-match winning streak snapped by the Murray State Racers by the score of 3-2. Tech lost by the scores of 22-25, 25-21, 29-27, 16-25 and 15-9.
October 1, 2010
Golden Eagles build momentum with win against UT Martin
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team (4-12, 2-3 OVC) won its second OVC match as it down the UT Martin Skyhawks by the scores of 21-25, 25-23, 25-19 and 25-21.
September 29, 2010
Tech begins four-match road trip against UT Martin, Murray State
With that ever-important first OVC victory under their belts, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-12, 1-3 OVC) will look to continue their climb up the standings as they take on UT Martin and Murray State.
September 25, 2010
Balanced attack leads Tech to first OVC victory
The Golden Eagles (3-12, 1-3 OVC) spread the offense around as they earned their first OVC win of the season against Tennessee State. Tech won by the scores of 25-22, 27-25 and 25-23.
September 24, 2010
Lady Govs remain unbeaten in OVC play, top Tech 3-0
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team hoped to slow down a streaking Austin Peay squad Friday night, and challenged the Lady Govs in a couple of sets, but the visitors eventually claimed a 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference victory in Eblen Center.
September 22, 2010
Tech hosts pair of OVC matches against Austin Peay, Tennessee State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team begins its 2010 conference home schedule this weekend as it takes on Austin Peay and Tennessee State. The Lady Govs and the Tigers have a combined 14-8 record, with a 3-1 OVC record.
September 18, 2010
Golden Eagles looking forward to opening their OVC home schedule
Tennessee Tech (2-11) absorbed its second OVC loss of the season as it fell to the Morehead State Eagles 3-0 by the scores of 25-22, 25-23 and 25-16.
September 17, 2010
Golden Eagles drop first OVC match to Colonels
Tennessee Tech (2-10) took its first OVC loss of the season in a hard fought match to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 3-1. The Colonels won by the scores of 25-23, 26-24, 21-25 and 25-21.
September 15, 2010
Golden Eagles start OVC schedule on road against Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team (2-9) begins its 2010 conference schedule this weekend as it takes on Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State. The Colonels and Eagles own a combined 7-13 record.
September 11, 2010
Lady Toppers climb past Golden Eagles
A balanced offensive attack was not enough to overcome Western Kentucky, as Tech (2-9) took the loss in its final match of the Western Kentucky Invitational.
September 10, 2010
Tech falls to Missouri, Central Arkansas at WKU Invitational
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle volleyball team absorbed a pair of losses Friday in the first day of the Western Kentucky Invitational. Tech lost to the Missouri Tigers and the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears
September 8, 2010
Golden Eagles wrap up non-conference schedule at Western Kentucky Invitational
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team (2-6) finishes its 2010 non-conference schedule this weekend as it takes part in the Western Kentucky Invitational. TTUs three upcoming opponents own a combined record of 16-5.
September 7, 2010
Looking Back: A peek into the Golden Eagle photo archives
Featured this week: Former OVC Commissioner Jim Delaney was on hand to present awards to baseball and volleyball players at halftime of a basketball game in Eblen Center. How many of the seven people in the photo can you identify?
September 4, 2010
Golden Eagles tumble twice to close play in Birmingham
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles absorbed two losses Saturday on the final day of the Samford Invitational, losing to North Texas and host Samford.
September 3, 2010
Tech sweeps Demons to close first day at Samford Invitational
Freshman outside hitter Natalie Penrod led the way for the Golden Eagles with 21 kills as Tennessee Tech split its first two matches of the Samford Invitational including a 3-0 sweep of Northwestern State Friday.
September 1, 2010
Golden Eagles take to the road this weekend at Samford Invitational
Fresh off their first win of the season at home against Belmont, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team is looking to keep things going as it takes part in the Samford Invitational beginning Friday
August 31, 2010
Golden Eagles claim first win, top Belmont 3-1 in Eblen Center
After dropping the first set of the night, the Golden Eagle volleyball team found its rhythm and swept the next three for a 3-1 victory over Belmont Tuesday night in Eblen Center.
August 30, 2010
Golden Eagle volleyball team begins home schedule Tuesday against Belmont
After three matches in two days this past weekend at the Big Orange Bash, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team opens its 2010 home schedule Tuesday as it takes on the Belmont Bruins, at 7 p.m.
August 28, 2010
Volleyball squad anxious to open at home Tuesday night
The Golden Eagle volleyball team took Jacksonville to the limit Saturday before falling 3-2 to close out play at the Clemson Big Orange Bash. Tech dropped the first contest of the day to the host Tigers, 3-0.
August 27, 2010
Golden Eagles drop season opener to Albany
The Golden Eagle volleyball team took Albany into extra points in two sets Friday but opened the season with a 3-1 loss to the Great Danes on the first day of Clemson's Big Orange Bash.
August 26, 2010
2010 Golden Eagle Volleyball guide available to view online
The Tennessee Tech volleyball guide is now available to be viewed through a link posted on the sidebar of the TTUsports.com volleyball home page.
August 25, 2010
Looking Back: A peek into the Golden Eagle photo archives
Featured this week: With the current Golden Eagle volleyball team preparing to open the 2010 season, we glance back 30 years at a photo of the 1980 volleyball team on the original Tartan floor of Eblen Center.
August 24, 2010
Volleyball team kicks off 2010 campaign at the Clemson Invitational
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team opens the 2010 season this weekend with three matches at the Clemson Big Orange Bash.
August 23, 2010
Culp named captain for 2010 Golden Eagle volleyball squad
Senior setter Melanie Culp has been named the captain for the Tennessee Tech University volleyball team for the 2010 season by her teammates.
August 9, 2010
Golden Eagle volleyball camp begins
With the fall season quickly approaching the members of the Tech volleyball team will arrived in Cookeville to begin the preparation for the 2010 season. With Monday being photo day, the Golden Eagles first official practice will begin Tuesday.
August 4, 2010
Golden Eagles selected fifth in OVC preseason volleyball poll
In what is sure to be another neck and neck season in the OVC, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles were selected to finish fifth in this season preseason poll conducted by the head coaches and sports information directors of the OVC.
August 2, 2010
New graduate assistant Kelsey Murphy joins Golden Eagle staff
Kelsey Murphy, a member of the Clemson volleyball team for the past four years, has been named graduate assistant coach for the Tennessee Tech volleyball team. The squad reports to campus Sunday to begin preparations for the 2010 season.
July 28, 2010
Golden Eagle volleyball signs setter Ashleigh Hancock of New Zealand
Ashleigh Hancock, a setter from the secondary school of Waimea College, New Zealand, has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball this season at Tennessee Tech University.
July 27, 2010
Large turnout greets Purple Pride Caravan in Monterey
A large turnout made the Purple Pride Caravan stop at the Monterey Sav-a-lot a success Tuesday night. Head coaches Watson Brown, Matt Bragga and John Blair were among the Tech personnel on hand.
July 9, 2010
New fan poll asks: Which newcomer are you looking forward to watching?
Fans have a chance to vote for the newcomer they are most looking forward to watching in 2010-11. A select list of newcomers from football, volleyball, soccer, men's basketball and women's basketball are the choices. Fans can vote once per day.