September 16, 20221st2nd3rdFinal
ETSU2525253
UT Martin1918130
ETSUTeam StatsUTM
0.305Hitting Pct.0.117
39Kills29
10Errors18
95Total Attacks94
30Assists28
7Aces2
42Digs38
5Blocks6
ETSULeadersUTM
Cantrell - 12
KillsScanlon - 6
Lucas - 6
Dykes - 25
AssistsPaulino - 11
Coffman - 2
Dykes - 2
Cantrell - 2
AcesPaulino - 2
Roberts - 15
DigsPaulino - 10
Mott - 10
Coffman - 4
BlocksBaylark - 3
Saenz - 3
September 16, 20221st2nd3rdFinal
ETSU2323180
Austin Peay2525253
ETSUTeam StatsAPSU
0.309Hitting Pct.0.32
37Kills50
8Errors18
94Total Attacks100
32Assists47
3Aces11
28Digs43
4Blocks3
ETSULeadersAPSU
Forster - 14
KillsPowell - 14
Dykes - 24
AssistsMead - 22
Roberts - 2
AcesBuggs - 3
Bullington - 3
Roberts - 10
DigsMead - 12
Coffman - 2
BlocksSeyring - 1
Keenan - 1
Bullington - 1
Wheat - 1
September 17, 20221st2nd3rdFinal
North Dakota St.2022180
ETSU2525253
NDSUTeam StatsETSU
0.131Hitting Pct.0.264
34Kills43
20Errors14
107Total Attacks110
32Assists39
6Aces8
42Digs47
7Blocks7
NDSULeadersETSU
Tanchin - 10
KillsCantrell - 13
Johnson - 21
AssistsDykes - 30
Hinze - 2
AcesCoffman - 3
O'Brien - 16
DigsDykes - 10
Glover - 3
Hinze - 3
BlocksCoffman - 5
ETSU heads to Austin Peay for Stacheville Challenge
ETSU heads to Austin Peay for Stacheville Challenge
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Bucs conclude non-conference play this weekend in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2022) – Coming off a sweep at the Buccaneer Classic, the ETSU volleyball team looks to carry momentum into its final non-conference tournament of the season as the Buccaneers head to Clarksville for the Stacheville Challenge, which gets underway Friday morning inside the Dunn Center.  

ETSU’S MATCHES

Friday, Sept. 16 | ETSU vs. UT Martin | 11 a.m. ET | Live Video | Live Stats

Friday Sept. 16 | ETSU at Austin Peay | 7 p.m. ET | Live Video | Live Stats

Saturday, Sept. 17 | ETSU vs. North Dakota State | 12 p.m. ET | Live Video | Live Stats

ABOUT THE BUCS

  • ETSU posted three straight wins at the Buccaneer Classic as the Blue and Gold took down Georgia State, Clemson and USC Upstate at home last weekend.  
  • The Bucs, who enter the weekend with an overall record of 4-5, have won their last four matches.  
  • Freshman Whitley Rammel (Ft. Recovery, Ohio) was named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday as she totaled 17 kills and 17 blocks in last weekend’s Buccaneer Classic.  
  • Virginia Tech transfer Amanda Lowe (Blacksburg, Va.) was named MVP of the Buccaneer Classic after posting 29 kills with a .383 attack percentage last weekend inside Brooks Gym.  
  • As a team, the Blue and Gold totaled 145 kills, 139 assists, 15 service aces, 165 digs and 31 blocks for the tournament.  
  • ETSU posted its first preseason tournament sweep since 2019 when the Bucs defeated Jacksonville State, SE Louisiana and Troy at the Jacksonville State Invitational, while it also marked the Bucs’ first home tournament sweep since 2016.

ABOUT OUR OPPONENTS

UT Martin

  • UT Martin enters the weekend with an overall record of 6-4. 
  • The Skyhawks won two of their three matches last weekend at the Blue Raider Invitational in Murfreesboro … UT Martin swept Belmont and Grambling State before falling to host MTSU in four. 
  • UT Martin is led by Karen Scanlon as she’s averaged 3.22 kills per set and is hitting .306 … Kaeleight Paulino is posting 7.08 assists per set and also leads the club with 17 service aces. 
  • As a team, UT Martin is 4-1 in three-setters. 
  • The Skyhawks were picked to finish third in the preseason coaches poll, while picking up two first-place votes … UT Martin also had three preseason all-OVC selections in Olivia Saunders, Karen Scanlon and Logan Wallick.
  • ETSU is 2-1 all-time against UT Martin, while this marks the first all-time meeting between the two in-state foes since 1998.

Austin Peay

  • Like UT Martin, Austin Peay took two of its three matches last weekend as the Govs defeated Northern Kentucky and Toledo in five sets before getting swept by host and No. 21 Western Kentucky. 
  • The Govs enter weekend play with an overall record of 4-4. 
  • As a team, Austin Peay has totaled 54 service aces on the season, while generating 64.5 blocks and 524 digs. 
  • Mikayla Powell paces Austin Peay with 3.03 kills per set, while Erin Eisenhart is posting 4.12 digs per set and Marlayna Bullington has totaled 3.00 digs per set. 
  • The Govs, who made the move to the ASUN this season, went 21-12 last season and finished 13-5 in the OVC. 
  • Friday marks the eighth all-time meeting between the two in-state schools with Austin Peay holding a slight 4-3 advantage … The Bucs took the last match in 2016 with a sweep over the Govs.

 North Dakota State

  • North Dakota State heads to Clarksville with an overall record of 6-3. 
  • The Bison hosted the NDSU Tournament last weekend, winning two of their three matches – a five-set win over Chicago State and sweep over Montana State … NDSU fell to Central Michigan in five sets. 
  • Three of NDSU’s wins have been sweeps this season with the other three coming in five sets. 
  • NDSU is averaging 13.47 kills per set and hitting .244 through its first nine matches on the season … The Bison have totaled 49 service aces and are averaging 15.72 digs per set. 
  • The Bison offense is led by Syra Tanchin and Ali Hinze as they have totaled 226 of NDSU’s 485 kills, while Kelley Johnson has dished out 365 of the 452 assists.
  • The Bucs won the only prior matchup between the two programs as ETSU defeated the Bison in four sets back on Sept. 21, 2019 in Knoxville … Olivia Cunningham posted a double-double in the win (13 kills/12 digs), while Lauren Hatch added eight kills and 13 digs.

UP NEXT

The Bucs turn their attention to SoCon play as ETSU hosts preseason favorite Wofford next Friday inside Brooks Gym … First serve is slated for 7 p.m.

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