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2013 Golden Eagle Volleyball Headlines

April 17, 2014
Video boards, digital scoreboard being added to gameday experience in Eblen Center
Something fun, new and action-packed will greet fans attending games in Tennessee Tech’s Eblen Center beginning this fall with the installation of a large video board and new digital scoreboards.

March 12, 2014
Tennessee Tech volleyball team announces its summer camp schedule
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team has announced its summer camp schedule, with four different camps running between July 11-15.

February 25, 2014
Golden Eagles reflect on clinic and interacting with participants
The Golden Eagles held four free clinics on every Tuesday in February, open to anyone grade 7 and up, giving them a great opportunity to learn the game of volleyball and advance their skill set.

February 18, 2014
Tech's Smith selected to attend U.S. Women's volleyball open tryout
Tennessee Tech junior libero Courtney Smith has been selected to attend the U.S. Women's Volleyball open tryout in Colorado Springs, Colo., this weekend.

February 4, 2014
Zelenock adds height to volleyball squad with JUCO transfer Alyssa Povey
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team added some height to its roster this spring, welcoming the newest Golden Eagle in JUCO transfer Alyssa Povey.

January 8, 2014
Golden Eagle volleyball team to hold clinic in February
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team will host instructional clinics throughout the month of February.

December 31, 2013
SCHOLAR POWER: Tech student-athletes post highest combined GPA in history
Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted the highest combined GPA in school history during the fall semester, with four teams registering the highest semester GPA in the history of their sports.

December 26, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball hands out post-season team awards
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team handed out its team awards recently as voted on by the players and coaches.

November 21, 2013
Zelenock, Golden Eagle volleyball team adds four for 2014
The Golden Eagle volleyball program and head coach Dave Zelenock added four new members to the roster this week, as the 2014 recruits signed their national letters of intent. The group adds depth to every position.

November 18, 2013
Former Tech coach John Blair to be voice of OVC Tournament webcasts
Former Tennessee Tech volleyball coach John Blair will be taking time out of retirement and returning to Ohio Valley Conference volleyball in a new capacity. Blair will be the voice of the 2013 OVC Volleyball Tournament webcasts, Nov. 21-23.

November 16, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team downed by Southeast Missouri in season finale
Following Senior Day festivities, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team took the court, and used their emotions to challenge the Southeast Missouri Redhawks. While Tech opened the match up one set, the Redhawks took the final three sets to win the match 24-26, 25-22, 25-16, 25-17.

November 14, 2013
Home Finale: Golden Eagle volleyball team to send off three on Senior Day
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team will honor and thank its three seniors, Natalie Penrod, Elise Robertson and Ashleigh Hancock. The trio will don purple and gold one last time on Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles host Southeast Missouri.

November 12, 2013
Tech leads every set, but JSU scores final points each time for 3-0 win
Tennessee Tech had a lead in every set Tuesday, and had things tied late each time, but Jacksonville State found the final points every time for a 25-22, 26-24, 25-22 OVC victory in Eblen Center.

November 11, 2013
Unique doubleheader features volleyball, basketball Tuesday night
Sports fans will get a treat Tuesday night when Tennessee Tech hosts a unique doubleheader in Eblen Center. The Golden Eagle volleyball team plays at 5:30 p.m., and fans who attend the match will receive free admission to the men's basketball game that follows.

November 10, 2013
Volleyball team to host Jacksonville State as part of unique doubleheader
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team returns to OVC action early this week as they host Jacksonville State on Tuesday. The match will be the first action in a unique doubleheader, as the men’s basketball team will host Loyola Chicago following the match.

November 9, 2013
Tech volleyball team defeated in final road game of the year at EIU
CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team dropped their final road match of the year at the hands of Ohio Valley Conference west division leaders Eastern Illinois. The Panthers took the match in three sets, 25-17, 25-15, 25-14.

November 8, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team drops match-up at SIUE
The Tennessee Tech women’s volleyball team was defeated at the hand of host SIU Edwardsville Cougars Friday night. SIUE took the match three sets to none, 25-15, 25-12, and 25-19.

November 7, 2013
Tech hits the road to take on SIUE, EIU in conference matches
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team hits the road this weekend to take on Ohio Valley Conference west division foes SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois. The Golden Eagles will take on SIUE on Friday at 7 p.m. and EIU Saturday at 2 p.m.

November 2, 2013
Despite hot start, Golden Eagles drop OVC match to Eastern Kentucky
Despite opening up aggressively on offense, it just was not enough as the Tennessee Tech volleyball team lost the Ohio Valley Conference match with Eastern Kentucky, 3-0.

November 1, 2013
Gutsy effort not enough as Tech drops match to OVC-leading Morehead State
Fight. Scrappy. Aggressive. Words to describe the effort and play of the Tennessee Tech volleyball team Friday night as it took on the Ohio Valley Conference leading Morehead State Eagles. Morehead State won the match, 3-0, but it was not a simple win.

October 31, 2013
Volleyball team returns home to host Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team returns home this weekend for two Ohio Valley Conference matches, hosting Morehead State Friday night and Eastern Kentucky Saturday afternoon.

October 25, 2013
Golden Eagles tripped up in four sets at OVC rival Belmont
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team put up a fight Friday night, led by 11 kills each from Ellen Conti and Cody Dodd, but couldn't prevent host Belmont from winning its fifth consecutive match. The Bruins won, 3-1.

October 25, 2013
Golden Eagles and Bruins meet up for second time this season
Just 11 days ago the Tennessee Tech volleyball team hosted the Belmont Bruins in what ended up being a hot-hitting outing for the guests. This time around, the Bruins host the Golden Eagles in a 6 p.m. CDT Ohio Valley Conference match.

October 22, 2013
Midweek match pits the Golden Eagle volleyball team versus the TSU Tigers
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team looks to make a quick turn around as they are back in action on Tuesday night. They will travel to Tennessee State for a 6 p.m. CDT match.

October 22, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team downed by TSU during midweek match
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee tech volleyball team was downed by Tennessee State on Tuesday night in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup. Tennessee State won the match in three sets, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18.

October 19, 2013
Smith hits career mark, Golden Eagles drop OVC match-up at Morehead State
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Junior Courtney Smith reached a career milestone on Saturday afternoon despite the Tennessee Tech volleyball team dropping the match to Ohio Valley Conference powerhouse Morehead State in three sets, 25-15, 25-16, 25-19.

October 18, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team drops road match at Eastern Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team dropped its Ohio Valley Conference match at Eastern Kentucky on Friday night as the host Colonels won in three sets, 25-16, 25-14, 25-19.

October 16, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team travels to Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team hits the road this weekend for two Ohio Valley Conferences match-ups as it travels to Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State. The team will play EKU Friday night at 6 p.m. CDT and Morehead State at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

October 12, 2013
Tech volleyball team unable to handle hot-hitting Bruins
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team was unable to handle the hot-hitting Belmont Bruins Saturday afternoon, dropping an Ohio Valley Conference match, three sets to none, 25-17, 25-12, 25-14.

October 11, 2013
Tech volleyball team suffers setback at the hands of Tennessee State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team suffered a setback at the hands of Tennessee State Friday night, as the Golden Eagles were downed 25-16, 25-17, 25-17.

October 10, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team to host Tennessee State and Belmont
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team returns home this weekend to take on Ohio Valley Conference East Division opponents Tennessee State and Belmont. The Golden Eagles will host the Tigers on Friday night at 7 p.m. CDT and the Bruins on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.

October 4, 2013
Tech volleyball team wins five-set thriller at UT Martin
MARTIN, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team won its first Ohio Valley Conference match of the season in exciting fashion Friday night, downing host UT Martin in five sets.

October 3, 2013
Tech volleyball team looks for OVC win versus UT Martin
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team heads to UT Martin Friday to take on the Skyhawks at 7 p.m. CDT in an Ohio Valley Conference match. The Golden Eagles head west looking to capture their first OVC win of the season.

October 1, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball drops midweek match-up with Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team dropped it's midweek match-up with Ohio Valley Conference opponent Jacksonville State 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Gamecocks won 25-20, 25-18, 25-19 to wrap-up the competition.

September 30, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team back in action at Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team returns to Ohio Valley Conference action early this week as they travel to Jacksonville State to take on the Gamecocks on Tuesday at 6 p.m. CDT. The Golden Eagles are looking to rebound after going 0-2 this past weekend against OVC opponents Murray State and Austin Peay.

September 28, 2013
Another close one for Golden Eagles, but Austin Peay edges Tech 3-1
The Golden Eagle volleyball team fell to Austin Peay in an Ohio Valley Conference match up Saturday afternoon. Tech was able to snag set two, but lost in four sets to the Lady Govs.

September 27, 2013
Exciting, five-set match slips away; Golden Eagles fall to Murray State, 3-2
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team fell to a feisty Murray State squad in a thrilling, five-set battle to open Ohio Valley Conference play Friday night. In front of a crowd of about 650, Tech fought tooth-and-nail for a home victory, but fell just short in set five.

September 25, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team opens up conference play at home
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team opens Ohio Valley Conference play at home this weekend as it looks to take on West Division opponents Murray State and Austin Peay. Admission is free.

September 24, 2013
Diving Right In: First-year volleyball coach making immediate waves
First-year volleyball coach Dave Zelenock has wasted no time in settling into his new position and his new community. His Golden Eagle team hosts its first home matches this weekend. Read the feature story from unlimited magazine.

September 14, 2013
Tech splits final day at Kennesaw Invitational
KENNESAW, GA. – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team (4-6) split its matches during the final day of the Kennesaw Invitational. In its first match of the day, Tech topped Stony Brook in five sets and then lost to Samford in three in the final match of the tournament.

September 13, 2013
Golden Eagle Sports Network Releases Fall OVC Digital Network Broadcast Schedule
Due to last season’s success, the Golden Eagle Sports Network added more sports to its broadcast schedule.

September 13, 2013
Close matches mark first day of Kennesaw Invitational
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team played hard all day Friday as they went to extra points in two of their sets, losing in five to host Kennesaw State and falling in four to Coastal Carolina.

September 12, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team wraps up tourney play at Kennesaw
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team heads to Georgia this weekend to compete in the Kennesaw Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Golden Eagles take on host Kennesaw and Coastal Carolina on Friday, and face Stony Brook and Samford on Saturday.

September 6, 2013
Golden Eagles downed by Zips, lose tight to Panthers
AKRON, Ohio – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team was in action twice Friday at the Akron Invitational as it lost to host Akron in straight sets and and dropped a tight match with Milwaukee in four.

September 4, 2013
Golden Eagle volleyball team heads north for the Akron Invitational
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team heads to the University of Akron this weekend to compete in the Akron Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Tech looks to continue it's momentum from its 2-1 start on opening weekend, facing host Akron along with Milwaukee and Niagara.

September 4, 2013
Tech volleyball invites alumni to attend Legends Weekend
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team would like to remind its alumni and their families to attend the annual Volleyball Legends Weekend to be held the weekend of September 27-28.

August 31, 2013
Tech volleyball team bests Savannah State, tops Fordham in S.C.
ROCK HILL, S.C. - The Tennessee Tech volleyball team went 2-0 on Saturday, taking down both Savannah State and Fordham to give Dave Zelenock his first wins as a collegiate head coach.

August 30, 2013
Golden Eagles lose opener, look to bounce back Saturday
ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team finally had the opportunity to suit up and take the court for the first time Friday night in its first match of the Winthrop Invitational.

August 24, 2013
Purple and Gold Scrimmage preps Golden Eagle squad for first tournament
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team put on their jerseys for the first time in the 2013 season, donning them during the Purple and Gold Scrimmage on Saturday afternoon.

August 11, 2013
Golden Eagle Volleyball wins AVCA Team Academic Award
The Tennessee Tech volleyball team was named a recipient of the 2012-13 American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic award.

July 26, 2013
Alumni invited to Golden Eagle Volleyball Legends weekend
The Golden Eagle Volleyball Legends weekend is to be held September 27-28. All former players are invited to participate in the weekend activities.

June 4, 2013
Zelenock announces final piece to volleyball team puzzle
Head coach Dave Zelenock has announced that former Delaware State standout and LaSalle assistant Cassandra Joyner is the latest addition to the Tennessee Tech volleyball program. Joyner will join Zelenock and Claire Lindner on the coaching staff this fall.

May 13, 2013
Two more student-athletes commit for 2013 volleyball recruiting class
Tennessee Tech volleyball head coach Dave Zelenock has announced two more additions to the 2013 recruiting class, adding outside hitter Irem Sile and libero Kennedy Wade.

April 30, 2013
Zelenock announces first two commitments of 2013 recruiting class
New Tennessee Tech volleyball head coach Dave Zelenock announced the addition of two student-athletes Tuesday, adding setter Sharon Anderson and outside hitter Rachel Travis to the squad for the 2013 season.