Women's Volleyball

Volleyball To Conclude Regular Season Play in Prairie View

The Texas Southern volleyball team will look to even the season series against Prairie View A&M as they will conclude regular season play on Friday inside the William Nicks Building. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m.

Texas Southern (8-21 Overall, 8-7 SWAC) went 1-1 this week as they fell 3-2 against Southern on Sunday, and defeated Alcorn on Monday 3-1. Kennedy Reed led the Tigers with kills 23 and 33 digs overall, while freshman libero Ryan Henderson recorded a career-high 10 kills against Alcorn.

Scouting Report
Prairie View (17-12, 12-3) went 2-0 on Sunday and Monday against Alcorn State and Southern as both games were won by a 3-0 decision. The Lady Braves have swept SWAC opponents 3-0, a total of eight times this season.

TSU SWAC Statistic Leaders
The Tigers feature two players in the top 10 SWAC hitting percentage including Kourtni Collier at No. 6 (.263) having 159 kills on 392 attempts in 101 sets played. Chenise Cook follows at No. 7 with a .262 hitting percentage (152 kills on 397 attempts). Collier also has 81 blocks this season in 101 sets which puts her at No. 5 in blocks. Henderson sits at No. 8 in the conference for digs as she recorded 310 in 99 sets this season.

Series History
>Texas Southern leads the all-time series since 2012, 16-10
>The last meetup was Oct. 2023 as PVAMU won 3-0
>TSU Head Coach Alexis Austin is 2-3 against PVAMU since becoming head coach in April 2022
>The Tigers hold the longest win streak, 11 matches from 2013-2017
>The universities are only separated by 50 miles

Up Next
The SWAC women’s volleyball regular season will wrap up this week as the SWAC tournament will begin on November 17 in Prairie View, Texas.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com


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