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APSU Volleyball sweeps Tennessee State

 

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball sophomore Chloe Stitt led all hitters with 16 kills as the Governors sweep Tennessee State (25-8, 25-17, 25-13) in Ohio Valley Conference action, Friday night at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball had 51 kills in win over Tennessee State at the Dunn Center Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball had 51 kills in win over Tennessee State at the Dunn Center Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University (6-15, 4-3 OVC) set the tone in the opening set using a 20-kill performance to lead wire-to-wire.

The Govs had to fend off the Tigers in the second set, using a 3-0 run to build an 11-7 lead that proved decisive en route to the 25-17 win. Austin Peay State University ran away again in the early going of Set 3, opening with a 7-3 burst to win the frame wire-to-wire.

Stitt’s 16 kills off the bench led an APSU attack that finished with 51 kills and a season-best .381 attack percentage. Brooke Moore added an 11-kill, 11-dig performance while hitting .450. Tegan Seyring chipped in 10 kills and a .562 attack percentage.

Outside of the attack, APSU setter Caroline Waite posted 29 assists and a kill. Libero Ginny Gerig Busse had 21 digs to lead a 58-dig outing for the Govs.

Tennessee State (9-11, 2-5 OVC) was held to 21 kills in the contest, hitting just .058 as a team. Julia Pierson led the Tigers with six kills and seven digs.

Austin Peay State University finishes the weekend homestand with a 2:00pm, Saturday contest against Belmont. The APSU Govs will wear pink to recognize Cancer Awareness Month.


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