Tuskegee volleyball

Tuskegee’s 13 game road win streak ends at MVSU

ITTA BENA, Miss. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University volleyball team ended their 13-match road streak Tuesday night, falling to Division I-member Mississippi Valley State 3-1 (23-25,25-21,23-25,20-25) at the HPER Complex. Tuskegee (5-12, 5-5 SIAC), who has not been at home since the opening season of the weekend, battled back after dropping the first set to take the second.  After trading the…

Tuskegee’s Graham grabs SIAC Setter of the Week accolade

ATLANTA (goldentigersports.com) —  For the second time in three weeks, Tuskegee University sophomore Janae Graham has been honored by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). Graham, a native of Long Beach (Calif.), was named the SIAC Setter of the Week after her performance at the SIAC Crossover in six matches this past weekend. Graham led Tuskegee with 226 assists over six…

Tuskegee’s “Road Warriors” now bound for Itta Bena

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) – Fresh off of six matches in three days at the SIAC Crossover, the Tuskegee University volleyball team hits the road for the 13th consecutive time facing NCAA Division I member Mississippi Valley State Tuesday night. Tuskegee (5-11, 5-5 SIAC) is coming off of a weekend in which they split six conference matches behind the play of freshmen…

Tuskegee falls in SIAC Crossover’s final match

ALBANY, Ga. (goldentigersports.com) — Jessica Johnson led three Tuskegee University players in double digit kills in a 3-1 (23-25,21-25,25-20,19-25) loss to Albany State University at the SIAC Crossover Saturday. Johnson led Tuskegee (5-11, 5-5 SIAC) with 13 kills on 28 attempts, finishing the match hitting .250 with four digs defensively. Shakayia Wilson added 12 kills on 20 attempts, hitting .450; while…

Tuskegee sweeps Palmetto State schools in SIAC Crossover

ALBANY, Ga. (goldentigersports.com) — The Tuskegee University volleyball team ended a three-match losing streak at the SIAC Crossover, sweeping schools from the state of South Carolina Thursday. Tuskegee (4-8, 4-2 SIAC) started the day off with a 3-1 (25-23,25-20,22-25,25-19) victory over Claflin, the former school of current head coach Melissa Robinson. “It felt really good to get the win,” Robinson said….

Lee’s Flames singe Tuskegee volleyballers 3-0

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University volleyball team was unable to overcome a slow start on Tuesday night, falling to Lee University 3-0 (25-8,25-8,25-13) in a non-conference match. Tuskegee (2-8, 2-2 SIAC), playing their fifth match in four days, was held to just .027 hitting percentage in the loss. Taliyana Bryant, the reigning SIAC Newcomer of the Week, led Tuskegee…

Tuskegee’s Radford grabs weekly SIAC honor

ATLANTA  (goldentigersports.com) — The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced the first of several weekly volleyball awards Tuesday morning, and Tuskegee University sophomore Zahria Radford was one of the recipients. Radford, a native of Houston (Texas), led Tuskegee in digs (65) over the weekend, finishing in double digits in each match. After posting back-to-back 15-dig matches, she finished the weekend with…

Tuskegee wins pair in SIAC West Cluster

FRANKFORT, Ky. (goldentigersports.com) —  Jessica Johnson posted a career-high Friday morning offensively to lead Tuskegee University to their first two victories of the season, opening conference play with a 3-0 (25-14,25-20,25-20) victory over Central State University at the West Cluster. Tuskegee (1-5, 1-0 SAIC) got a career-high 12 kills from Johnson on 28 total attempts, as they freshman finished the first…

Tuskegee volleyball searches for first win on the road

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University volleyball team hits the road for the first time this season on Tuesday, facing Shorter College at 7 pm (est) in Rome (Ga.). Tuskegee (0-4) is in search of their first victory of the season after dropping matches at the Spikefest Tournament this past weekend, while Shorter (4-0) comes in sweeping their first four…

Tuskegee volleyballers drop pair in Spikefest finale

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University volleyball team dropped a pair of matches to St Andrews College and Talladega College on the final day of the Spikefest Tournament at Chappie James Arena. Tuskegee (0-4) opened up against St Andrews with both teams looking to get their first win of the season.  After the teams traded points in the first set,…