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Thomas Recaps First Days of U.S. Volleyball Training

The first in a two-part series written by Brittany Thomas detailing her time with the U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team

Lipscomb claims 4th-Consecutive ASUN Academic Championship

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.

Volleyball mission trip recaps final day in Malawi

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.

Volleyball mission trip Day seven recap

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.

Volleyball mission trip Day six recap

Day six found the Bisons helping organize a donations warehouse, attending soccer matches and chatting with the locals about Facebook.

Volleyball mission trip Day five recap

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.

Volleyball mission trip day four recap

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.

Volleyball mission trip day three recap

Day three of the team's mission trip found the Bisons working in the local school and clinic.

Volleyball mission trip day two recap

The volleyball team begins their mission with time spent at church and a trip to the market.

Volleyball arrives in Malawi after long flight

Lipscomb volleyball checks in with a report on the first full day of their mission trip to Malawi, Africa

Volleyball in the air heading to Ethiopia

Excitement is the emotion of the day as the team starts day one of the mission trip.

Toughest schedule ever will challenge volleyball team

The Bisons are out to return to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight year.

Thomas named to U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team

Lipscomb libero Brittany Thomas has been named to the U.S. Collegiate National Team, marking the second year the program has been represented.

Lipscomb Athletics celebrates with 2017 Lippys

The Bisons gathered in Allen Arena on Wednesday night to honor the best of the last year in Lipscomb Athletics.

Nusbaum named to College National Team headed to Europe

Outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum was a standout with her aggressive play at the national tryouts in March.

Volleyball players reflect on weekend at U.S.A. tryouts

Lipscomb volleyball players Lauren Anderson, Carlyle Nusbaum (33) and Brittany Thomas joined more than 230 players from across the country for Team U.S.A. tryouts.

Selected volleyball players and coaches on the way West

Heading to the U.S.A. Women's National Team Open Tryouts are, from left, Coach Brandon Rosenthal, Brittany Thomas, Carlyle Nusbaum, Lauren Anderson and Coach Billy Ebel.

Volleyball's Brittnay Estes: Where Are They Now?

Estes, far right, is making the adjustment to beach volleyball on the West Coast.

Volleyball adds Garvey as new assistant

Garvey was attracted to the success of the Lipscomb volleyball program.

Volleyball ranks first nationally in assists per set

The Bisons finished the season in the top two in a pair of national stats.

Volleyball's Ostrom named ASUN "Winner for Life"

Senior setter Kayla Ostrom has been honored as an ASUN "Winner for Life" for Fall 2016, one of eight athletes to be recognized.

Volleyball adds transfer from Houston

Megan Sullivan, right, is enrolled at Lipscomb for the spring semester and will be part of the 2017 roster.

Nusbaum adds two more volleyball honors

Nusbaum gets the trifecta in honorable mention All-American awards.

Volleyball adds four for 2017 class

New additions for 2017 are, from left, Alyssa Zwolensky, Samantha Rubal, Megan Kuper and Ashley Maher.

Nusbaum named volleyball All-America honorable mention

Nusbaum's season continues to be honored.

Volleyball met the dare for successful 2016 season

Rosenthal allowed his players to be themselves on the court and use the skills they have been given.

Ostrom named CoSIDA Volleyball Academic All-America

For the second year in a row Ostrom has earned a spot on one of the three Academic All-America Teams in NCAA Division I.

Nusbaum, Racich earn volleyball All-South Region

The season is over, but the honors continue to come in for members of the Lipscomb volleyball team.

Volleyball ends season in NCAA First Round

It was "ride or die" time for the Bisons who battled until the end.

There is no doubt Thomas is a key to volleyball success

Lipscomb is near the top nationally in assists and kills per set, but it all starts with passing.

Volleyball is prepared for NCAA First Round challenge

The Bisons went through a spirited workout on the court at the Bramlage Center Thursday.

Volleyball's Lauren Ford: Where Are They Now?

Ford was part of the ESPN3 broadcasting crew for Lipscomb volleyball this season.

Volleyball will face Kansas St. in NCAA First Round

It will be a homecoming for three Lipscomb players and one coach.

Volleyball moves into 54th in RPI

Team is working and waiting this week until "Selection Sunday".

Volleyball wins second straight ASUN Tournament title

Kill by Rogers helps punch the ticket to a seventh NCAA Tournament.

Volleyball returns to tourney title match for fourth straight year

Rosenthal preparing his team to face No. 3 seed FGCU.

Volleyball set for Upstate in ASUN semis

Rosenthal thinks his team is ready to play its brand of volleyball.

Volleyball earns three top ASUN awards

Carlyle Nusbaum earned Player of the Year, Kayla Ostrom received Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Brandon Rosenthal was named Coach of the Year at the ASUN Volleyball Tournament banquet.

Nusbaum earns Lipscomb volleyball's first ever AVCA national POTW honor

An outstanding weekend with a pair of double-doubles tops off an outstanding regular season.

Ebel named to national volleyball board

Ebel will serve as assistant coaches' representative for AVCA.

Nusbaum wins fifth volleyball ASUN POTW

Nusbaum has five POTWs and one Defensive POTW this season.

Volleyball earns share of ASUN regular season title

20 victories and the top seed in the ASUN Tourney give Bisons a reason to celebrate.

Volleyball sweeps Jacksonville on "Senior Night"

Carlyle Nusbaum leads the way with 18 kills and 10 digs.

Volleyball looking to close out season No. 1 in ASUN

Kayla Ostrom, Katie Bradley and Taylor Racich to be honored on "Senior Night".

Volleyball beats Stetson 3-1 on the road

The Bisons extend their winning streak to eight matches.

Volleyball sweeps FGCU for seventh straight win

The Bisons take over sole possession of second place in the ASUN.

Crucial weekend ahead for volleyball in Florida

Tournament seeding and regular season standings are on the line.

Ostrom wins CoSIDA District 3 All-Academic

Ostrom makes the first team in District 3 for the third straight year with 4.0 GPA.

Nusbaum wins ASUN volleyball Defensive POTW

Nusbaum picks up her fifth ASUN POTW, her first as defensive player.

Volleyball extends win streak to six matches

A 3-0 sweep of NJIT completes a two-win weekend.

Volleyball makes three-set rally to beat Upstate 3-2

Thomas sets season match high for digs and Nusbaum gets fourth double-double in a row.

Planes, trains and buses fill volleyball weekend

Bisons have never lost to USC Upstate or NJIT.

Nusbaum a lethal weapon for volleyball

Nusbaum is adding impressive defensive numbers to her kills stats.

Nusbaum shares ASUN volleyball Player of the Week honors

Nusbaum wins fourth ASUN POTW award of the season.

Volleyball sweeps through Kennesaw

Bisons prevail in high-level match on the road.

Volleyball on the road for match with KSU

The Bisons want to start the second half of ASUN season on a winning note.

Volleyball's "Battle of the Boulevard" a victory for Lipscomb

The Bisons beat their rival from down the boulevard for the third time in a row.

Lipscomb set for volleyball "Battle of the Boulevard"

Bisons seeking third match win in a row against Belmont.

Nusbaum named ASUN Volleyball POTW

Nusbaum has earned her third ASUN POTW of the season.

Volleyball goes 2-0 for the weekend at Allen Arena

A 3-1 win over USC Upstate gives Lipscomb a 5-2 record to close out the first half of the ASUN schedule.

Volleyball sweeps through NJIT

Bisons overcome slow start for solid team effort.

Volleyball ready to face two ASUN foes this weekend at Allen

The Bisons hope to keep their momentum high this weekend.

Ostrom named a candidate for Senior CLASS volleyball award

Ostrom is one of 30 senior volleyball players from across the nation selected to be a candidate for the honor.

Volleyball goes all in but falls short of upset

Four Lipscomb players finished in double figures in kills, but Bisons failed to close sets late.

Rosenthal excited about volleyball match with Western Kentucky

The Bisons will be out to rebound against 25th-ranked Lady Hilltoppers.

Volleyball struggles in ASUN loss to FGCU

The Bisons split the weekend beating Stetson and falling to FGCU.

Volleyball uses a true team effort for Stetson win

16 service aces and 56 kills set the pace for the Bisons.

Florida teams heading to Allen for key volleyball matches

Bisons looking to extend their two-game winning streak in the ASUN.

Offense is a key to volleyball success

The Bisons are third in kills per set and fifth in assists per set in the NCAA national rankings this week.

Phillips named ASUN volleyball Freshman of the Week

Middle blocker Maddie Phillips was one of the keys as Lipscomb swept UNF and Jacksonville.

Another perfect finish for volleyball on trip to northern Florida

Back-to-back sweeps give Lipscomb new momentum.

The sweep was on for volleyball at UNF

Lipscomb earned its first ASUN win of the season as Racich led the way offensively.

Volleyball wants to have fun in the "Sunshine" state

it's a double challenge for the Lady Bisons this weekend with UNF and Jacksonville.

Volleyball falls short 3-2 in ASUN opener

Four Lipscomb players finish with double figures in kills, but it wasn't enough against Kennesaw State.

ASUN home opener is rematch of last year's title game

Rosenthal calls this a premier ASUN match and expects an exciting evening.

Volleyball falls short at Kentucky

The Kentucky trip ended in disappointment for the Lady Bisons.

Volleyball drops tough decision to Louisville

Lipscomb played its third ACC opponent in as many weeks, but it was not the charm.

Volleyball heads to Bluegrass country looking for Rosenthal's 250th win

Louisville and Kentucky continue a string of "Power Five" conference foes.

Volleyball moves into 12th in Mid-Major Poll

Lady Bisons continue building national attention.

Volleyball gets votes in AVCA poll

Sweep of three teams from "Power Five" conferences earns national attention.

Nusbaum earns second volleyball POTW of season

Nusbaum has been a dominant force this season as she continues to set the pace offensively.

Volleyball sweeps Virginia Tech and LUV Invite

Nusbaum, Lauren Anderson and Thomas named all-tournament for their contributions.

Volleyball prevails in grinding match with Northwestern

Lipscomb won two matches Friday in the first day of the LUV Invite as Nusbaum set the pace offensively.

Volleyball sweeps Ole Miss in LUV Invite

Nusbaum, Lauren Anderson and Thomas set the pace in home opener.

Tough field awaits volleyball team at LUV Invite

Lipscomb has invited Ole Miss, Northwestern and Virginia Tech to Allen Arena for the first home matches of the season.

Thomas named ASUN volleyball defensive POTW

For the second time in her career Brittany Thomas has been named defensive player of the week.

Volleyball finishes strong with 3-1 win over Miami

Lipscomb closes out the American Campus Classic with a dominating finish.

Volleyball loses 3-1 to Army

Lipscomb will be back on the court at 4:30 to face Miami in the final match of the American Campus Classic.

Volleyball falls 3-1 to No. 3 Texas

Lipscomb played a tough match, but lost for the first time this season.

Volleyball gets set for No. 3 Texas

Lipscomb is in Longhorn Country for three matches Thursday and Friday in the American Campus Classic. Army and Miami are also in the field.

Nusbaum named ASUN volleyball POTW

Outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum earned the first ASUN POTW award of the season for her dominating performance at Pepperdine.

Volleyball sweeps Rhode Island and the Pepperdine ASICS Classic

Carlyle Nusbaum was named to the all-tournament team as she set match highs in kills in all three matches.

Volleyball beats Pepperdine 3-1 for second win of the day

Carlyle Nusbaum continues to dominate for Lipscomb with a match-high 23 saves against Pepperdine.

Volleyball opens season with 3-1 win over CSUN

Three players, led by Carlyle Nusbaum with 16, finish in double figures in kills.

Volleyball warns "don't you dare" challenge them

Coach Brandon Rosenthal expects his 2016 team to add to the program's legacy of success.

Volleyball heads west to open 2016 season

Lipscomb opens season with CSUN and Pepperdine Friday in first day of ASICS Classic.

Volleyball earns top 20 ranking in new poll

A mid-major poll is a first for volleyball in NCAA Division I.

Ostrom named ASUN preseason player and setter of the year

Joining Ostrom, No. 1, in receiving honors from the ASUN coaches were libero/defensive specialist Brittany Thomas and outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum (No. 12).

Lipscomb is preseason ASUN No. 1 volleyball pick

The Lipscomb volleyball team, the defending ASUN regular season and tournament champions, are the preseason No. 1 in the conference for the third straight year.

Competition level is high for volleyball

Taylor Racich, Kayla Ostrom and Katie Bradley are the seniors for Lipscomb this season.

Volleyball eases into start of preseason

The first practice is one filled with jitters and expectations. Maddie Phillips and Morgan Elmore completed their first collegiate practice with solid efforts.

Transfer Racich expected to be a boost for volleyball

Taylor Racich was a major star in sand volleyball at Pepperdine but is returning to the inside game for her final season.

Volleyball's Kaley Mohr Lyons: Where Are They Now?

Kaley Mohr Lyons is one of several Lipscomb players who have pursued coaching careers after playing volleyball for Brandon Rosenthal.

AVCA honors volleyball for academics

Volleyball team's 3.50 cumulative grade-point average for 2015-2016 earns AVCA award.

Ostrom has red, white and blue volleyball experience

Senior setter enters 2016 season as an even better player as the result of playing for a U.S.A. team.

Bisons reflect on legacy of Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt's reach was far and wide and that is easily evidenced by the impact she left on the Lipscomb staff.

Volleyball will start 2016 season on the West Coast

Another tough schedule features six NCAA Tournament teams from last season.