2014 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle Volleyball News

  • 2015 Volleyball schedule headlined by first home tournament in over a decade
    June 12, 2015
    Tennessee Tech volleyball head coach Dave Zelenock has announced the team's 2015 schedule, which looks to challenge a young Golden Eagle squad. The season will open with four non-conference tournaments, including the first home tournament in over 10 years, where Tech will challenge a host of opponents from 11 different conferences, including the tough Southeastern Conference.
  • Tennessee Tech volleyball earns High Honorable Mention for strength of the recruiting class
    May 29, 2015
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The 2015 signing class for the Tennessee Tech volleyball program recently earned High Honorable Mention for strength of the recruiting class by PrepVolleyball.com.
  • Zelenock, TTU Volleyball adds three more to 2015 signing class
    May 01, 2015
    The Tennessee Tech women’s volleyball team is once again adding depth to its roster as it signs three student-athletes during the spring signing period. They add depth in the middle blocker, setter, and defensive specialist positions.
  • Tech honored at second annual Hometown Champions Night
    April 23, 2015
    Former Tennessee Tech women’s basketball coach Bill Worrell received the Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday evening, while All-OVC right-side Cody Dodd was also honored at the second annual Cookeville/Putnam County Hometown Champions Night hosted by the Cookeville-Putnam County Sports Council.
  • Dodd named to U.S. Collegiate National Team
    April 10, 2015
    The Tennessee Tech volleyball program is proud to announce that junior Cody Dodd was selected as one of 36 athletes to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) program that will train and compete in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships from June 21-29 in New Orleans, La.
  • World's Best Bird? It's up to your votes for Awesome Eagle
    February 19, 2015
    Will Awesome Eagle be voted the Best Mascot in the OVC? He has already won back-to-back national championships, so it's up to Tennessee Tech fans to vote for him to be named the best in the OVC!
  • Dodd selected to attend the U.S. Women's Volleyball open tryout
    February 09, 2015
    For the second straight year, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team proudly boasts that a student-athlete has been selected to attend the U.S. Women's Volleyball open tryout in Colorado Springs, Colo., this weekend.
  • Joyner adds recruiting coordinator to her title as assistant volleyball coach
    February 03, 2015
    Tennessee Tech volleyball assistant coach Cassandra Joyner has added recruiting coordinator to her title, reflecting the role she has played in building the Golden Eagle program under head coach Dave Zelenock the past two years.
  • Volleyball standout Courtney Smith December Unsung Leader Award winner
    January 14, 2015
    Courtney Smith continues to reap rewards for her excellence as a member of the Tennessee Tech volleyball team, being selected winner of the Unsung Leader Award for December, a monthly honor presented by TTU Athletics.
  • Golden Eagle volleyball handed out post season award
    December 09, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech volleyball team handed out its team awards recently as voted on by the players and coaches.
  • Golden Eagles gather funds raised for breast cancer awareness
    December 02, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech women's volleyball team participated in the 'dig pink' fundraiser to raise money for breast cancer research during October, national breast cancer awareness month. The Golden Eagles gathered the funds that were pledged, totaling a final amount of $1,553.90.
  • Zelenock, Golden Eagle volleyball inks three for 2015
    November 26, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech volleyball program added its three newest members recently as the 2015 recruits signed their national letters of intent. Head coach Dave Zelenock will be adding depth to three positions as he adds an outside hitter, a middle blocker and a defensive specialist.
  • Tech falls to No. 1 Murray State in the OVC Tournament
    November 21, 2014
    MURRAY, Ky. – The number one seed proved to be a too much for the Golden Eagles on Friday night, as the OVC regular season champion Murray State Racers took down the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 3-0; 25-16, 25-17, 25-13.
  • Golden Eagles top Jax State to move on in OVC Tourney
    November 20, 2014
    MURRAY, Ky. – Fifth-seed Tennessee Tech fought from down two sets to none, to take down fourth-seed Jacksonville State on Thursday night, 3-2; 17-25, 12-25, 25-19, 25-16, 17-15.
  • Fifth-seed Golden Eagles head to OVC Tournament
    November 19, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech volleyball team is heading back to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament for the first time since 2010. Tech heads into the tournament as the fifth seed, and will open play with a 5:30 P.M. CT match on Thursday evening versus fourth-seed Jacksonville State. The tournament is being held on the campus of first-seed Murray State.
  • Tech Athletics to host hospitality tent before each Golden Eagle match
    November 19, 2014
    Tennessee Tech fans and alumni attending the matches at the Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament in Murray, Ky., this weekend are invited to a hospitality tent, hosted by Tech Athletics, on the campus of Murray State.
  • Sisters Michaela, Madison Keyes compete for Tech...in two different sports
    November 18, 2014
    Senior Madison Keyes and the Golden Eagle volleyball team head to the OVC Tournament this week as her career comes to a close at the end of the year. Younger sister, Michaela, has just begun her career on the Tech soccer team. Here's the inside story about how they ended up in different sports, wearing the same number, and more.
  • Dodd, Williams pick up postseason awards
    November 18, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech women’s volleyball team has had one of the best seasons in over the last five years, and the play of two student-athletes was noticed by the Ohio Valley Conference coaches and sports information directors. Junior Cody Dodd and freshman Kellie Williams were honored by the OVC on Wednesday night at the OVC Tournament Banquet for the 2014 season accomplishments.
  • Dodd, Smith pick up final weekly awards of the 2014 season
    November 17, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech women’s volleyball team took two of the three final weekly awards from the Ohio Valley Conference on Tuesday, as junior Cody Dodd claimed adidas® OVC Offensive Player of the Week and senior Courtney Smith claimed her second-straight adidas® OVC Defensive Player of the Week, as voted on by the Sports Information Directors in the OVC.
  • Senior-led Tech tops UT Martin on Senior Night
    November 15, 2014
    Though some may get lost in the pageantry that is Senior Night, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles fought through the emotions to come through for a 3-1 (25-19, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21) win over the visiting UT Martin Skyhawks.
  • Tech hosts UT Martin for final home match and senior night
    November 14, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech volleyball team closes out the 2014 regular season at home Saturday night as they host UT Martin (11-18, 4-11) for a 5:30 p.m. CT showdown.
  • Tech clinches playoff spot with four-set win over JSU
    November 11, 2014
    Junior Cody Dodd's performance helped the Golden Eagles take the four-set win (25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22) over the Gamecocks to seal a spot in the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
  • Smith grabs third adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the week award
    November 10, 2014
    For the third time this season, Tennessee Tech’s senior libero Courtney Smith picked up the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the week award.
  • Golden Eagles swept by second-ranked Bruins
    November 08, 2014
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senior libero Courtney Smith provided an exceptional defensive effort for the Golden Eagles on Saturday afternoon, but it was not enough as the Tennessee Tech volleyball team (12-18, 7-7) fell to Belmont, 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-16).
  • TTU Sports Hall of Fame adds five with Class of 2014 induction
    November 07, 2014
    Five former student-athletes from five different sports were the honored guests Friday night as the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame inducted the Class of 2014.
  • Tech tops Tigers in five-set thriller
    November 07, 2014
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team needed five sets to put away Tennessee State on Friday night, but they made it happen, moving to 7-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference with a 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-6) win over the host Tigers.
  • Golden Eagles travel to Nashville for OVC rematches
    November 05, 2014
    The Tennessee Tech volleyball team heads down I-40 to take on Tennessee State on Friday at 7 p.m. CT, and then will travel to Belmont for a 2 p.m. showdown on Saturday afternoon.
  • Golden Eagles swept by top-ranked Racers
    November 01, 2014
    MURRAY, Ky. – The Tennessee Tech volleyball team fell to the top-ranked Murray State Racers on Saturday night in straight sets, 25-16, 25-20, 25-11.
  • TTU drops road match in Clarksville, 3-1
    October 31, 2014
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Tech (11-16, 6-5) volleyball team could not capitalize on a first set victory, dropping the final three to a deep Austin Peay (12-15, 7-4) squad, 3-1; 25-18, 24-26, 17-25, 25-21.
  • Tech heads into important Ohio Valley Conference weekend
    October 30, 2014
    This weekend, the Tennessee Tech volleyball team heads to Austin Peay and Murray State for a weekend that has significant importance on the Golden Eagles playoff chances. First TTU will face APSU on Friday night at 6 p.m. CT, and then Tech will head to Murray State on Saturday for 6 p.m.
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