Kuper totaled 26 kills, 23 digs, five blocks and five aces to bring home Lipscomb’s 10th Defensive weekly honor in program history.
The Bisons finished off a perfect week with a 3-1 win over NJIT (25-23, 22-25, 25-12, 25-16) in an ASUN road meeting in Newark, New Jersey Saturday evening.
The Bisons and Highlanders are set to serve it up at 5 p.m. Saturday inside the NJIT Wellness and Events Center.
Tuesday night at Allen Arena the Lipscomb Bisons swept North Alabama in the first ASUN Conference match of the season for both teams. Lipscomb won 25-11, 25-20 and 25-13.
The Bisons open up ASUN Conference play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday with North Alabama. The Lions are playing in their first match as a member of the conference.
The Illini took the sets by scores of 25-14, 25-13 and 25-11.
Lipscomb went toe-to-toe with No. 10 Creighton Friday night in its second match of the day in the Illini Classic, but in the end it was the Bluejays who captured the victory in straight sets (25-23, 25-19, 25-23) at Huff Hall.
The Panthers (6-4) took the sets 25-17, 25-20 and 25-16. With the loss, Lipscomb falls to 5-5 on the year.
The Lipscomb volleyball team hits the road for what looks to be its toughest tournament of the season in the Illini Classic in Champaign, Illinois. The Bisons will play Northern Iowa, No. 10 Creighton, No. 8 Illinois.
Lipscomb volleyball flexed its muscle early and often Tuesday in the Battle of the Boulevard as the Bisons dominated Belmont from beginning to end to sweep the Bruins, 3-0, in front of a raucous crowd inside Allen Arena.
Fresh off a sweep of Xavier on Saturday, the Bisons will look to make it two wins in a row when the Bruins make the trek down Granny White Pike for a 6:30 p.m. first serve at Allen Arena.
Ca’Layci Coffey led the Bisons charge with a career-high 12 kills and no errors on 15 swings. Lipscomb took down Xavier in straight sets: 25-22, 25-21, 25-22.
Sophomore Megan Kuper recorded a career high 14 kills, but it was not enough as the Boilermakers staved off the Bisons to claim a 3-0 victory in front of 2,158 fans at Purdue’s Holloway Gymnasium.
The Bisons dropped the first two sets, 25-20 and 25-14, before coming back from the break for an exciting 30-28 win in set three. Louisville closed out the match in set four after coming from behind for a 25-23 victory.
The Bisons will face Louisville in the opener at 11 a.m. Friday before taking on host No. 19 Purdue at 6:30 that evening. They will then wrap the tournament on Saturday with a 4 p.m. meeting against Xavier.
The Bisons improve to 3-2 on the season after recording their second sweep of the year over the Aztecs (25-22, 26-24, 27-25).
Just hours after being swept by Arizona in the tournament opener, the Purple and Gold bounced back in set one with a 25-22 victory. However, the Tigers reeled off wins in the next three sets (25-16, 25-16, 25-22) to take the match.
The Bisons opened play Friday with a 3-0 loss to the University of Arizona in the Cactus Classic. The Wildcats took the sets 25-17, 25-20 and 25-13 at the McKale Center.
The Bisons (2-0) will play three matches in two days at the McKale Center in Tucson, Arizona. They kick off the classic on Friday at Noon CT against host Arizona.
Following a pair of impressive victories over SMU and Iowa in the LUV Invite on the season's first weekend, the Lipscomb volleyball team enters the VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll at No. 11 after being unranked to start the season.
Carlyle Nusbaum was named the ASUN Player of the Week for a conference record 10th time, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
In a gripping back-and-forth affair Saturday night inside Allen Arena, the Bisons took a step forward in growth by finding a way to come from two sets down to knock off the University of Iowa in the final match of the 2018 LUV Invite.
The Bisons opened 2018 in impressive fashion with a quick 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-13) sweep of SMU Friday night in the LUV Invite.
After two strong weeks of fall camp, the Lipscomb volleyball team has now turned its attention to the regular season as the Bisons are set to kick off the 2018 season Friday with the 8th Annual Lipscomb Invitational at Allen Arena.
Nusbaum with 17 kills and 10 digs, but it's the Vols who take the 3-2 win Saturday in exhibition play.
Nusbaum was named the ASUN's Preseason Player of the Year for the second consecutive year, while Lipscomb was picked to finish third in the coaches poll.
The 2018 Lipscomb volleyball season is officially underway as the Bisons held their first two practices of fall camp Wednesday in the Student Activities Center on campus.
Thirty ASUN Conference student-athletes, administrators & league representatives attended the 2018 Summer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Meetings from July 22-24 on the campus of Lipscomb University.
Lipscomb volleyball announced its complete 2018 schedule Thursday, revealing a 28-match slate that features 16 ASUN Conference contests and 11 matches to be played at Allen Arena.
For the fifth consecutive year the Lipscomb volleyball program was recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association with a Team Academic Award for its success in the classroom for the 2017-18 season.
Lipscomb volleyball head coach Brandon Rosenthal announced Tuesday the addition of Nate Thompson as assistant coach to his staff for the upcoming 2018 season.
For the second straight year, Lipscomb outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum was selected to USA Volleyball’s Collegiate National Team. She was joined by 11 other girls from around the country to compete on the China Tour this summer. The group completed a 10-day trip from May 20-31.