The first in a three-part series written by Brittany Thomas detailing her time with the U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team
With 82.27 percent of student-athletes claiming a 3.0 grade-point-average or higher, the Bisons have earned the ASUN Conference Academic Champions Trophy for the 4th-straight year.
The final day in Malawi finds the Bisons connecting with God and their teammates, swapping letters with the local children and preparing for the long journey back to Nashville.
Day seven of volleyball's mission trip to Africa features an early morning wakeup, a long journey through the countryside and a wildlife safari tour at Mvuu Camp that saw Coach Rosenthal fixing a flat tire in the dark.
Day six found the Bisons helping organize a donations warehouse, attending soccer matches and chatting with the locals about Facebook.
Day five of the mission trip saw the Bisons help set up a hospital for surgery, before playing some friendly matches of volleyball with the locals.
The team found new friends on day four of their mission to Malawi as they made a trip to Chimbwala Village to help with a medical clinic.
Day three of the team's mission trip found the Bisons working in the local school and clinic.
The volleyball team begins their mission with time spent at church and a trip to the market.
Lipscomb volleyball checks in with a report on the first full day of their mission trip to Malawi, Africa