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November 22, 2014
Volleyball won set one, but couldn’t close out the match in a 3-1 loss to No. 3 seeded Jacksonville in the championship of the Atlantic Sun Tournament Saturday afternoon at Alico Arena.
November 21, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team advanced to the Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship match with a 3-2 semifinal win over No. 4 seeded Northern Kentucky Friday night at Alico Arena.
November 20, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons will face the No. 4-seeded Northern Kentucky Norse in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Tournament.
November 20, 2014
Jordan Huston might not make an assist in the Atlantic Sun tournament but her presence will be felt. She is known for her enthusiasm on the sidelines as she cheers on her teammates.
November 19, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team saw five girls receive A-Sun All-Conference honors. Lauren Ford and Molly Spitznagle made the first team, while Sophie Kellerman, Brittnay Estes and Kayla Ostrom earned a spot on the second team. Also head coach Brandon Rosenthal was named the A-Sun's Coach of the Year.
November 18, 2014
Lipscomb senior outside hitter Lauren Ford has been named the Atlantic Sun Scholar-Athlete of the Year for volleyball. Sophomore setter Kayla Ostrom was also named to the Academic All-Conference Team.
November 17, 2014
This week the Lady Bisons are 32nd in the RPI, moving up one spot from last week when they were 33rd, the former all-time high.
November 16, 2014
Lipscomb's Brittnay Estes and Brittany Thomas are final Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week honorees for 2014, the league office announced on Sunday.
November 15, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team put the finishing touches on their fourth regular season Atlantic Sun volleyball championship with a 3-1 win over Kennesaw State Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. After KSU took set one, Lipscomb found its rhythm and won the next three.
November 14, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept USC Upstate 3-0 Friday night at Allen Arena to earn the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic Sun Volleyball Tournament.
November 13, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons need to win one match this weekend to have a share of the regular season Atlantic Sun title and two matches to own the title outright.
November 10, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are ranked No. 33 in the NCAA Division I Volleyball RPI rankings this week, the highest ever for the program. The previous high was a No. 36 rating at the end of the 2009 season. They were 38th last week.
November 10, 2014
Lipscomb libero Bri McCombs has been named this week's Atlantic Sun Defensive Volleyball Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
November 08, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons placed four players in double figures in kills in a 3-2 win over Jacksonville Saturday afternoon in an Atlantic Sun match at Swisher Gym.
November 07, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons rallied to beat North Florida 3-2 Saturday night in Atlantic Sun volleyball action at the UNF Arena.
November 06, 2014
Senior outside hitter Lauren Ford and sophomore setter Kayla Ostrom was named to the seven-person Capital One Academic All-District First Team for District 3. The team was announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 06, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are making their last road trip of the regular volleyball season this weekend. They will be based in Jacksonville where they will face North Florida Friday at 6 p.m. and Jacksonville Saturday at 12 p.m.
November 03, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team is ranked 38th this week in the NCAA Division I Volleyball RPI. It is the second highest ranking ever for the program. In 2009 they finished 36th in the country. They were rated No. 43 last week after being ranked No. 40 the previous week.
November 01, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team took over first place in the Atlantic Sun and became the first team to earn a berth in the conference tournament with a 3-1 win over Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. It was the second win this season for the Lady Bisons against FGCU.
October 31, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team put a scare into Stetson Friday night in Atlantic Sun action with a 3-0 sweep of the Hatters in front of a boisterous Halloween crowd at Allen Arena. Senior setter Jordan Huston served up a match high 34 assists to complement 10 digs.
October 30, 2014
The Lady Bisons celebrate Halloween night Friday with a visit from Stetson, 14-8, 5-3 in the A-Sun, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon they will face Florida Gulf Coast, 14-8, 7-1 in the conference.
October 28, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team enters Halloween week with a couple of scary challenges. On Oct. 31 they will face Stetson at Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday first place will once again be on the line as Florida Gulf Coast visits at 2.
October 24, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team lost their first Atlantic Sun match of the season and lost for the first time ever to Northern Kentucky by a 3-2 score Friday night. After winning set one 25-18 and set two 25-22 the Lady Bisons lost set three 25-17, set four 27-25 and set five 15-9.
October 23, 2014
The second round of the Atlantic Sun volleyball season begins Friday night for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons. Despite a perfect 7-0 record in the first half they don’t expect things to get any easier the second time around. They are on the road Friday night at 5:30 to face Northern Kentucky in an Atlantic Sun match.
October 21, 2014
The volleyball version of the “Battle of the Boulevard” was renewed after a two-year hiatus with the Lipscomb Lady Bisons sweeping Belmont 3-0 in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons won by set scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-21.
October 20, 2014
The Lady Bisons are set to take on former Atlantic Sun Conference foe Belmont for the first time since 2011 as Lipscomb plays host to the Bruins Tuesday night at Allen Arena.
October 20, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons twice battled for first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference Oct. 17 and 18 with 3-1 match wins on the road at Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson.
October 18, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons leave Florida with sole possession of first place and the only unbeaten record in Atlantic Sun matches after beating Stetson 3-1 Saturday afternoon.
October 17, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons remain the only unbeaten volleyball team in Atlantic Sun Conference matches with a 3-1 come-from-behind win over Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon at Alico Arena.
October 16, 2014
The top three teams in the Atlantic Sun will be putting it on the line this weekend starting with a confrontation for first place. The Lipscomb volleyball team will open Friday night at 5 p.m. against Florida Gulf Coast at in Fort Myers before taking on Stetson at 12 p.m. on Saturday.
October 13, 2014
Lipscomb volleyball's Sophie Kellerman has been named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
October 11, 2014
The Lady Bisons lost the first and third sets before storming back to take set four and five to grab the win and improve to 11-6, 5-0 in the A-Sun. Right side Brittnay Estes, outside hitter Lauren Ford and middle blocker Molly Spitznagle led the Lady Bisons with 14 kills each.
October 10, 2014
The Lady Bisons remained unbeaten in Atlantic Sun play with the win over Jacksonville Friday night at Allen Arena. Outside hitter Lauren Ford posted a career-high 19 kills for Lipscomb. The Lady Bisons are 10-6 overall, 4-0 in the A-Sun.
October 09, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons Volleyball team returns to Allen Arena this weekend for a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference matches against Jacksonville and North Florida. Lipscomb is 9-6, 3-0 in the A-Sun and ranked 45th in the NCAA Division I RPI rankings this week.
October 06, 2014
The first official RPI of the 2014 volleyball season has been released by the NCAA and the Lipscomb Lady Bisons are ranked 45th. The Lady Bisons, 9-6, played one of the toughest preconference seasons in the country. They have won all three of their Atlantic Sun Conference matches so far.
October 04, 2014
Molly Spitznagle lead the Lady Bisons to a 3-0 sweep of Kennesaw State Saturday on the road with a match high blocks with one solo and four assists. She also posted a .435 hitting percentage. Lipscomb improves to 9-6 overall and 3-0 in the A-Sun
October 03, 2014
The Lipscomb Volleyball team's first Atlantic Sun road game of the season was a success with a 3-0 win over USC Upstate Friday night at the Hodge Center. Right side Brittnay Estes made a match-high 11 kills and posted a .391 hitting percentage.
October 02, 2014
The Lady Bisons hit the road this weekend for matches with USC Upstate on Friday and Kennesaw State Saturday. Lipscomb is coming off a 3-1 win over Northern Kentucky last weekend.
September 26, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons didn’t take the easy route on the road to victory in the first Atlantic Sun match of the season.
September 25, 2014
Preconference games are over for the most part and now it is time for teams to really get down to business with the start of the Atlantic Sun portion of the schedule. The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are at home at Allen Arena Friday night at 6:30 to host Northern Kentucky in its conference opener.
September 19, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team closed out the preconference portion of the season Friday night with a 3-1 loss to Xavier.
September 18, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team won set one but couldn’t close the match with a 3-1 loss Thursday night to No. 15-ranked Kentucky at Memorial Coliseum. Outside hitter Lauren Ford led the Lady Bisons with 14 kills.
September 18, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team has featured a string of talented players, including Stefine “Jake” Pease, Abby Fay and Caitlin “Dot” Dotson, in the setter position.
September 17, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team hits the road Thursday and Friday for the final two tune-ups before the start of the Atlantic Sun Conference portion of the season.
September 13, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team did something only one other team has done this season against Utah – they won a set. But it wasn’t enough as the Lady Bisons fell 3-1 to Utah from the Pac-12 Saturday night at Allen Arena
September 13, 2014
Lipscomb’s volleyball team beat an old rival Saturday afternoon stopping ETSU 3-1 in the second day of the Lipscomb Invitational at Allen Arena.
September 12, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team made a spectacular comeback to tie their match with Georgia Tech but could not seal the match with a 15-6 loss in set five Friday night at Allen Arena in the Lipscomb Invitational.
September 11, 2014
Lipscomb coach Brandon Rosenthal prides himself on putting together a challenging schedule for his volleyball team. This weekend’s lineup for the Lipscomb Invitational is no exception with Georgia Tech (3-3), ETSU (3-4) and Utah (6-0) all visiting Allen Arena.
September 09, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons fell 3-0 to Western Kentucky Tuesday night in the volleyball home opener Tuesday night at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons fell 25-11 in set one, 25-20 in set two and 25-20 in set three. The Lady Bisons, 5-2, ended a five-game winning streak.
September 09, 2014
Lipscomb’s Lauren Ford earned Volleyball Player of the Week honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after recording 60 kills in three matches and helping the Bisons win the Tiger Classic over the weekend.
September 08, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons will make a quick return to the court Tuesday night when Western Kentucky visits from Conference USA. Game time is 6:30 at Allen Arena. Both the Lady Bisons, 5-1, and Western Kentucky, 6-2, have won their last five matches.
September 08, 2014
Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal decided to let Jewell Dobson, one of the three captains for the Lady Bisons, address her teammates about her future with the team. Dobson is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a lower extremity injury Friday in a match with Missouri.
September 08, 2014
Lipscomb's Lauren Ford was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week and Bri McCombs was honored as Defensive Player of the week. The weekly volleyball awards were announced by the league office Monday.
September 07, 2014
The Lady Bisons were undefeated in the tournament with wins over host Missouri, Oakland and Illinois State to take first place. Outside hitter Lauren Ford was named the most valuable player. Right side Brittnay Estes and libero Bri McCombs were also named to the all-tournament team.
September 06, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons extended their winning streak to five matches with a 3-2 win over Illinois State. Outside hitter Lauren Ford led the way for the Lady Bisons with a match-high 24 kills, a season high and one short of tying her career high.
September 06, 2014
Much has been said about the offensive capabilities of the Lipscomb Volleyball team, but coach Brandon Rosenthal credited strong defensive play as the primary reason for a 3-0 match win over Oakland. The Lady Bisons have now won four straight matches.
September 05, 2014
Led by 22 kills from senior outside hitter Lauren Ford, the Lady Bisons downed Southeastern Conference foe Missouri 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 25-23).
September 04, 2014
The road doesn’t get any easier for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons this weekend and coach Brandon Rosenthal wouldn’t have it any other way.
September 04, 2014
Thursday morning the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA) named Brittnay Estes the first weekly award winner of the season. Tuesday she was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week .
September 02, 2014
Lipscomb right side Brittnay Estes has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week in volleyball.
September 02, 2014
For the first time in the history of the program the Lipscomb Lady Bisons have received votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 poll.
August 30, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons Volleyball team fought off a determined Utah Valley team for a 3-1 match win to close out the Kansas Invitational and give coach Brandon Rosenthal his 200th career victory.
August 29, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons spotted No. 22 Kansas a 2-0 match lead on its home court and then roared back with three set wins for a 3-2 victory Friday night in the Kansas Invitational on ESPN3. The victory was the first by the Lady Bisons over a ranked program.
August 29, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons Volleyball team would not go down without a fight, but lost their season opening volleyball match of the season 3-1 to No. 23 Creighton Friday morning in the Kansas Invitational.
August 28, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons open the 2014 volleyball season Friday against not one, but two, AVCA Preseason Top 25 Teams.
August 27, 2014
High expectations are nothing new for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team. This season the Lady Bisons received six of eight first place votes in a preseason poll of coaches in the Atlantic Sun.
August 22, 2014
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball is more than a program. It is a family. Saturday will be a reunion of former players. A match pitting the alumni players against the current team is scheduled for 3 p.m. in Allen Arena. After that the group will get together for a private dinner.
August 21, 2014
Since before the start of preseason practice the Lipscomb volleyball team has been viewing the big picture. With the opening matches of the season scheduled for Aug. 29 at the Kansas Invitational, coach Brandon Rosenthal has his players making a slight change in emphasis and starting to work on the little things.
August 13, 2014
The Lipscomb volleyball team has been selected by the Atlantic Sun coaches as the No. 1 team in the 2014 preseason poll as well as three selections on the All-Conference team.
August 07, 2014
It’s going to be one crazy season for the Lipscomb Lady Bison volleyball team in 2014. The Lady Bisons opened the preseason Thursday with a pair of practice sessions. Coach Brandon Rosenthal liked the intensity level as the Lady Bisons took the first step.
August 05, 2014
Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has been counting the days, hours and minutes until he can put his team on the court for the first official day of practice.
August 05, 2014
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons have earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2013-2014 season.
May 29, 2014
The incoming freshman class for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team is receiving national recognition from prepvolleyball.com.
May 14, 2014
"This is Lipscomb Volleyball" a promotional video shot last fall leading into the A-Sun tournament has been nominated in the “Outstanding Promotion, PSA, Tease, or Marketing Campaign” by the Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Athletic Directors of America (NACDA).
May 12, 2014
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has never hesitated to challenge his team in terms of scheduling.
April 30, 2014
After great spring practices, the Lipscomb volleyball team looks to make a reappearance at the A-Sun Tournament Championships and even the NCAA Tournament after missing out the past two years.
April 09, 2014
LUV looks to capitalize on the momentum built over the past couple of competition dates as they head into their final competition this weekend.
February 24, 2014
It may be the offseason for volleyball, but there is a lot going on. Feature articles are being written in Volleyball Magazine about the Lipscomb program and Dobson and Ford return from U.S. National Team tryouts.
February 22, 2014
After day two of the USA Volleyball National Team tryouts, Lipscomb junior Lauren Ford blogs about her experience with teammate Jewell Dobson in Colorado Springs, Colo.
February 21, 2014
Jewell Dobson and Lauren Ford are blogging about their experiences at the open tryout for the United States Volleyball Team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Assistant coach Billy Ebel is serving as a floor coach.
February 11, 2014
Jewell Dobson and Lauren Ford are going to be attending the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team Open Tryouts. They will leave Feb. 20 for Colorado Springs, Colo., where they will live and work at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
December 18, 2013
Lady Bisons junior Jewell Dobson and Lauren Ford were honored on Wednesday by being selected 2013 Honorable Mention All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
December 10, 2013
Middle blocker Jewell Dobson and outside hitter Lauren Ford have both been named to the All-South Region Division I Team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Dobson and Ford are the first Lipscomb Lady Bisons to earn spots on the team since 2010.
December 06, 2013
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has added three new players for the 2014 season - outside hitter Chloe Rogers and defensive specialists-liberos Brittany Thomas and Jennifer Phelan.
November 28, 2013
Buckle up all, its about to get nostalgic. As the final installment for my blog series, I’m going to try to tie all the themes back together and give you a glimpse into my life lessons learned at Lipscomb:
November 25, 2013
Led by men's and women's cross country, Lipscomb Athletics is setting the pace in the A-Sun All-Sports race through the fall sports. The Bisons lead the field with 117 of a possible 147 total points.
November 23, 2013
The Lady Bisons, playing their third match in as many days at the Kennesaw State University Convocation Center, battled with Jacksonville for five sets Saturday afternoon but lost 3-2.
November 22, 2013
The Lady Bisons claimed a five-set heavyweight fight on Friday night over ETSU to advance to Saturday afternoon's A-Sun Championship. The 2 p.m. contest is set to air on ESPN3 and via the WatchESPN app.
November 21, 2013
The Lady Bisons advanced to the 2013 Atlantic Sun Volleyball Championship semifinals with a 3-1 win over Kennesaw State on Thursday night in Kennesaw, Ga. Lipscomb is set to take on ETSU on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. in a contest that airs on ESPN3.
November 21, 2013
Heading for the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament for the ninth year in a row is still exciting for Rosenthal. But he admits that the tournament is simply a destination on the road to where he wants his Lady Bisons to be- their fifth NCAA Tournament.
November 20, 2013
Jewell Dobson was relaxing in her dorm room when teammates Lauren Ford and Megan Stout bursts in shouting the big news that she was the Atlantic Sun Volleyball “Player of the Year”. She is the fourth Lady Bison to win the award.
November 19, 2013
Lipscomb junior Jewell Dobson highlights the Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball regular season awards as the 2013 Player of the Year, while Bri McCombs had a solid season to claim the Libero of the Year honor, by leading the A-Sun in digs per set.
November 18, 2013
The Atlantic Sun Conference honored Caitlin Dotson of Lipscomb University and Meredith Hardy of East Tennessee State University as the 2013 Volleyball Scholar-Athletes of the Year to highlight the league’s Academic All-Conference team.
November 18, 2013
I played my last conference game in Allen Arena on Saturday. I consider myself so very lucky to have had the opportunity to just be with my teammates over the years.
November 16, 2013
The Lady Bisons ended the A-Sun Conference regular season with a 3-0 sweep of FGCU Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. They won set one 25-20, set two 25-13 and set three 25-19. The Purple and Gold have won 12 of their last 13 matches.
November 15, 2013
The Lady Bisons won 3-1 Friday night over Stetson at Allen Arena. After winning set one 25-14 and set two 25-15, the Lady Bisons dropped set three 25-20. The Purple and Gold took set four 25-17.
November 14, 2013
Confident leader. Relentless warrior. Brave mainstay. These are just some of the descriptions that fit setter Caitlin “Dot” Dotson, defensive specialist Stephanie Rex and middle blocker Claire Peterson. Friday this trio of Lipscomb seniors will be honored on “Senior Night”.
November 10, 2013
One of the most gratifying hobbies in the world has to be journaling. You get to write down your thoughts, emotions and really delve into your own mentality. You can create a world unique to your imagination. Life should be lived like a journal. Every day is a fresh new white page filled with potential.
November 09, 2013
After Friday night's gut-wrenching 3-2 match loss at ETSU the Lady Bisons bounced back with a 3-1 Atlantic Sun win over USC Upstate at the Hodge Center. The Purple and Gold are 19-7, 13-3 in the A-Sun.
November 09, 2013
The Lady Bisons have another match to play on this road trip at 2 p.m. against USC Upstate Saturday. The Purple and Gold enter the match 12-3 in the A-Sun, 18-7 overall. The Lady Bisons beat Upstate 3-0 earlier this season. They have not lost to Upstate in 10 meetings.
November 08, 2013
After winning the first two sets 27-25 and 25-23 the Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost the next three sets and the match to ETSU at Brooks Gym. The Lady Bisons are 12-3 in the conference, 18-7 overall.
November 08, 2013
Lipscomb junior outside hitter Lauren Ford has been named to the COSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Capital One Academic All-District 3 First Team.
November 07, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team seeks revenge on ETSU Friday. Lipscomb has posted nine-straight wins since its last loss which was a 3-2 defeat to ETSU.
November 03, 2013
Lipscomb senior Caitlin Dotson's blog gives an inside look on what she picture's as victory and gives a rundown of the "LUV'd" things of the week.
November 02, 2013
Lipscomb’s 1,000 kills class has a new addition. Jewell Dobson needed only five kills to reach 1,000 in her career. She finished with nine to go along with 3.5 blocks. The Lady Bisons, 18-6 overall, 12-2 in the A-Sun, won their ninth straight match.
November 01, 2013
Right side Brittnay Estes, middle blocker Molly Spitznagle and outside hitter Lauren Ford combined for 7.5 blocks Friday night in a 3-0 sweep of Kennesaw State. The Lady Bisons won by scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-21.
October 31, 2013
When it comes to numbers the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team has put up some impressive ones so far this season. They head into this weekend’s trip to Georgia ranked 74th in the RPI, a jump of 11 places over last week.
October 26, 2013
In a huge conference matchup with Jacksonville on Saturday, LUV lost the first two sets 25-21 and 25-16, before rallying for three set wins and the match. The Lady Bisons improved to 16-6, 10-2 in the A-Sun with the win.
October 25, 2013
Lauren Ford became only the fifth Lady Bison volleyball player to ever reach 1,000 kills in the 3-0 victory over North Florida on Friday night. LUV improved to 15-6, 9-2 in A-Sun play.
October 24, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team returns to Allen Arena Friday night hosting North Florida at 6:30 p.m. Saturday the Lady Bisons host Jacksonville at 2 p.m.
October 22, 2013
Lipscomb University’s Caitlin "Dot" Dotson garnered Player of the Week honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after registering 107 assists in a pair of Bisons victories last week.
October 21, 2013
Lipscomb senior setter Caitlin Dotson has been Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week as announced by the league's office on Monday.
October 21, 2013
LUV has seen a lot of action in the past two weekends. While we’re pleased with our record, I am becoming increasingly aware of how quickly the season is ticking away.
October 19, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team won its fifth-straight match Saturday with a 3-0 sweep of Atlantic Sun foe Stetson by scores of 25-16, 25-23 and 25-14.
October 18, 2013
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons used a total team approach Friday night to extend their Atlantic Sun winning streak to four matches. The Purple and Gold overcame the dreaded “second set jinx” to beat Florida Gulf Coast 3-1 Friday night in front of a record 2,234 fans at Alico Arena.
October 17, 2013
Friday night at 6 p.m. the Lady Bisons will play Florida Gulf Coast at Alico Arena in Ft. Myers. The Lady Bisons, winners of their last three matches, are 12-6 overall, 6-2 in the A-Sun. The Eagles are 9-11, 5-2 in the conference.
October 16, 2013
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons continue to lead the nation in both assists per set and kills per set while this week’s RPI has the Lady Bison rated 92nd in the nation.
October 12, 2013
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team ended a string of five matches in seven days on a winning note Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena as they beat Kennesaw State 3-1 in Atlantic Sun Conference play.
October 11, 2013
The Lady Bisons swept Mercer at Allen Arena Friday night with set scores of 25-13, 25-17 and 25-19. The Purple and Gold are 11-6 overall, 5-2 in the A-Sun.
October 10, 2013
It is hard to say that a volleyball player averaging just under 18 kills over her last five matches is playing in the shadows. But that might well be the way to describe Lipscomb outside hitter Lauren Ford.
October 08, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team picked up a 3-1 win over Northern Kentucky Tuesday night in Allen Arena. Lipscomb won by scores of 25-13, 16-25, 25-17 and 15-23.
October 08, 2013
Lipscomb University’s Jewell Dobson garnered Player of the Week honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after registering 47 kills in a pair of conference matches for the Bisons.
October 07, 2013
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons have a lot of ones on the NCAA national level, but coach Brandon Rosenthal is more concerned about the number two, as in the number of Atlantic Sun losses this season.
October 07, 2013
Lipscomb junior Jewell Dobson has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Player of the Week after averaging 5.88 kills per set over the weekend.
October 05, 2013
Lipscomb and ETSU both left it all on the court Saturday afternoon in an Atlantic Sun match at Allen Arena. There has to be a winner and that was ETSU taking a 3-2 victory. The Lady Bisons lost the match, but they won in so many ways as well.
October 04, 2013
In Friday night’s 3-0 Atlantic Sun Conference win over USC Upstate the Lady Bisons tied or set new highs for a three-set match individually and as a team.
October 03, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball squad hosts USC Upstate Friday at 6:30 p.m. and ETSU Saturday at 2 p.m. to begin a stretch of five straight contests in Allen Arena. Friday's game can also be seen on ESPN3.
October 02, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball game against Florida Gulf Coast on Nov. 16 has been picked up by ESPN3. The senior day contest will be the seventh home broadcast on ESPN3 for the Lady Bisons.
October 01, 2013
If he had his choice Brandon Rosenthal would rather his Lady Bisons be 3-0 in the A-Sun Conference than ranked No. 1 in the country in kills per set, but for the third week in a row the Lady Bisons volleyball team is rated first in NCAA Division I in kills per set.
September 30, 2013
Lipscomb sophomore libero Bri McCombs has been named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week by the conference office. It is the first A-Sun weekly award for McCombs, a law, justice and society major from Franklin, Tenn.
September 29, 2013
Senior volleyball player Caitlin "Dot" Dotson blogs about everything LUV. Her topics range from the loss at Jacksonville to Garner Goode becoming a surrogate coach. Also,have you ever wondered about human bicycling?
September 28, 2013
It was a case of a little less conversation and a little more action for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team as they bounced back with a 3-0 win over North Florida on Saturday after losing to Jacksonville Friday night.
September 27, 2013
Friday night at Swisher Gym the Lady Bisons fell 3-1 to the Jacksonville Dolphins in an Atlantic Sun Conference volleyball match. The loss ended an 11-game winning streak for the Lady Bisons against Jacksonville dating back to 2006.
September 26, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team travels to Jacksonville, Fla., for a 6 p.m. match Friday at Jacksonville and a 2 p.m. contest at North Florida Saturday.
September 21, 2013
Lipscomb fell in three sets to No. 19 Kentucky on Saturday at Allen Arena as the Lady Bisons finished their non-conference slate. During pregame warm-ups, sophomore Molly Spitznagle was sidelined with an ankle injury.
September 20, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team hosts No. 19 Kentucky in Allen Arena at 2 p.m. Saturday. The game will also be streamed on ESPN3.
September 18, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team opened Atlantic Sun Conference play by sweeping Northern Kentucky 25-23, 25-19 and 25-22 at Regents Hall in Highland Heights, Ky.
September 17, 2013
Volleyball has their eye on the crown and the road to a championship begins Wednesday when the Lady Bisons travel to Northern Kentucky to open Atlantic Sun play.
September 15, 2013
Lipscomb senior volleyball player Caitlin Dotson blogs about the Lady Bisons trip to Virginia Tech. She talks about how the movie "Now You See Me" got her thinking about everyday magic.
September 14, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team swept William and Mary 3-0 Saturday night to end the Hokie Invite. Jewell Dobson and Molly Spitznagle were named to the All-Tournament Team following the match.
September 14, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team beat Duquesne 3-1 Saturday morning at the Hokie Invitational by scores of 25-21, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-23. The Lady Bisons take on William and Mary at 5 p.m. Saturday.
September 13, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team played a gritty match losing 25-21 in set one, 25-23 in set two and 28-26 in set three Friday night at Cassell Coliseum in the Hokie Invitational.
September 12, 2013
The Lady Bisons play their final tournament of the preconference schedule Friday and Saturday at the Hokie Classic at Virginia Tech’s Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va. The Lady Bisons will face the host team Friday at 6 p.m.
September 11, 2013
The Sept. 21 battle between Lipscomb and No. 19 Kentucky has been added to the ESPN3 broadcast schedule. First serve is set for 2 p.m. from Allen Arena. Admission is free.
September 09, 2013
After being named Most Valuable Player in the Lipscomb Invitational Dobson earned her first ever Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor for her stellar performance this past weekend.
September 09, 2013
Caitlin Dotson, a senior from Louisville, Ky., writes her first blog of the season on the Lipscomb volleyball team. She touches on the Lipscomb Invitational that was hosted this past weekend.
September 07, 2013
The Lady Bisons beat South Alabama 3-0 on Saturday for their third-consecutive sweep to win the Lipscomb Invitational. The win improved the Purple and Gold to 4-2 on the season.
September 06, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team picked up its second-straight sweep on Friday with a 3-0 victory over Samford. Earlier in the day, the Lady Bisons swept Jacksonville State.
September 06, 2013
The Lady Bisons swept Jacksonville State in their opening match of the Lipscomb Invitational sponsored by the Marriott Courtyard-Brentwood by scores of 25-20, 25-13 and 25-15 at Allen Arena.
September 04, 2013
After finishing 1-2 in the Bulldog Invitational at the University of Georgia, the Lady Bisons hope to return to its winning ways this weekend as they host the Lipscomb Invitational at Allen Arena.
August 31, 2013
The Lady Bisons closed out the Bulldog Invitational with a 1-2 record. They did not go out easily. They came from behind to win set three 25-19. Texas Christian prevailed 3-1 with a 27-25 win in set one, a 25-23 decision in set two and a 25-19 victory in set four.
August 31, 2013
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team rebounded Saturday morning with a 3-0 win over Furman in the Bulldog Invitational. They close out the invitational later today with a 4:30 match with Texas Christian.
August 30, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team fell 3-0 at the hands of Georgia in the season opener Friday night. The Lady Bisons have two more games remaining at the Bulldog Invitational on Saturday.
August 30, 2013
Opening day is finally here for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team.Tonight at 6 they will face host Georgia in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational at the Ramsey Student Center.
August 29, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team can't wait for many things during the 2013 season. Head coach Brandon Rosenthal details the upcoming season and what it will take to be successful.
August 28, 2013
Lipscomb University’s Caitlin “Dot” Dotson is one of 30 NCAA women’s volleyball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court selected today as a candidate for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate volleyball.
August 21, 2013
Jessica Enderle stays busy as director of Club West volleyball and as the girls’ volleyball coach at Page High School in Franklin, Tenn., but she found time this week to talk with lipscombsports.com.
August 21, 2013
Three members of the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team were named to the Atlantic Sun Preseason All-Conference Team.
August 20, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball squad was inspired by an afternoon spent watching the Nashville Rollergirls roller derby team work out downtown at the Municipal Auditorium. All of the Rollergirls have nicknames so the volleyball players decided they needed new names as well.
August 17, 2013
The volleyball team took to the court at Allen Arena on Saturday morning with a fast-paced scrimmage that pleased head coach Brandon Rosenthal.
August 15, 2013
ESPN 3 is set to air five volleyball contests live from Allen Arena this fall beginning with the Samford match on Sept. 6. Make sure to tune in your computer, smart phone or XBox360 and catch all the action.
August 08, 2013
Brandon Rosenthal rated the first practice of his 11th season as head coach of the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team as possibly the best ever.
July 31, 2013
LipscombSports.com had a chance to catch up with Erin Pierce, a former Lady Bison volleyball player. Pierce is a licensed dietitian at Scales Nutrition and Wellness Center in Nashville.
July 09, 2013
With a veteran-heavy squad, the 2013 volleyball team is set to host 13 matches at Allen Arena this fall including a marquee matchup against SEC foe Kentucky.
June 25, 2013
Brandon Rosenthal has tabbed former Kentucky standout Ann Armes as assistant coach to round out his 2013 coaching staff.
June 19, 2013
Lipscombsports.com was able to catch up with former volleyball player Charlyn Ursell recently to talk about her move to Denver.
June 05, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball head coach Brandon Rosenthal has announced the hiring of Billy Ebel to be the next volleyball assistant coach.
May 22, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball junior Caitlin "Dot" Dotson wraps up the mission trip in Brazil.
May 21, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball player Claire Peterson writes about visiting other communities around Rio de Janeiro.
May 20, 2013
Our last day in Brazil was filled with new sights and a few foggy clouds. We started the day early to go plant trees with the “Pao de acucar verde project” at the base of the Sugar Loaf Mountain.
May 18, 2013
Lipscomb sophomore volleyball player Lauren Ford writes a blog on the final day of a 10-day mission trip in Brazil.
May 17, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball players Brittnay Estes and Molly Spitznagle were baptized recently during their mission trip in Brazil.
May 15, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball player Caitlin “Dot” Dotson and pitcher Josh Cotham have been honored by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
May 13, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball player Megan Stout gives an update from the third and fourth day in Brazil. She talks about seeing the many colors of a city and how the city shows appreciation.
May 10, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball player Caitlin Dotson recaps the first two days in Brazil. The squad is spending 11 days in Brazil for missionary work.
May 09, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team is traveling to Brazil on a mission trip. The trip will last 11 days as the squad arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night.
April 29, 2013
Lipscomb assistant volleyball coach Jeff Wismer has decided to leave Lipscomb to become the new Club Director of Alliance Volleyball Club in Nashville, Tenn.
April 17, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball program announced the signing of another incoming student-athlete - Kayla Ostrom.
April 17, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team completed its spring schedule with four matches on Saturday in the sixth Annual Indy Collegiate Spring Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 09, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team plays the final four matches of the spring schedule.
April 05, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team is set to play against Georgia, Southern Illinois and Tennessee Tech at Allen Arena and at the student activity center on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m.
March 27, 2013
Jennifer Partezana Pakiz played volleyball for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons as a middle blocker. She has stayed close to the game as a high school volleyball coach.
February 12, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball team has been hitting the weight room and with strength and conditioning coach Will Osborn for the last couple of weeks in preparation for spring practice.
January 16, 2013
The Lipscomb volleyball program announced the signing of three incoming student-athletes- Margurette Allen, Kaitlin Bradley and Kaitlyn Teeter.
December 19, 2012
LipscombSports.com recently had a chance to catch up with former Lipscomb Athletics volleyball player Alex Kelly, who lives in Nashville, Tenn.
December 10, 2012
Lipscomb volleyball graduate assistant coach Jake Pease will be moving on with her career after she graduates with her Master’s Degree in math education in May 2013.
December 05, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball looks to bounce back next season.
November 16, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team exits early in the Atlantic Sun Tournament with a 3-1 loss against ETSU.
November 15, 2012
The lone senior on the Lipscomb volleyball team will be looking for her fourth consecutive Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship this weekend in Allen Arena.
November 15, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball looks to win its fourth consecutive Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship this weekend in Allen Arena.
November 14, 2012
Caitlin Dotson was named Atlantic Sun Scholar-Athlete of the Year, announced by the conference Wednesday.
November 13, 2012
Five Lady Bisons were named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team, announced by the conference Tuesday.
November 13, 2012
Junior Caitlin Dotson writes a blog that goes behind the scenes on the road against Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson.
November 12, 2012
The Lipscomb and Middle Tennessee State volleyball teams reached a mutual agreement to cancel Friday's scheduled match.
November 10, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team made its eighth consecutive Atlantic Sun Tournament and will be the No. 2 seed and have a bye into the semifinals.
November 10, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team finished its Atlantic Sun regular season with a 3-1 win on the road against Stetson.
November 09, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team lost 3-0 on the road against Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Florida Gulf Coast Friday night.
November 08, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team finishes its last regular season Atlantic Sun Conference weekend on the road against Florida Gulf Coast Friday at 5 p.m. and Stetson Saturday at 1 p.m.
November 07, 2012
Lauren Ford works hard in the weight room and it pays off on the court.
November 06, 2012
Lipscomb, the Atlantic Sun Conference and ESPN3 will bring six live events from Allen Arena to multiple platforms in the month of November.
November 06, 2012
Lauren Ford was named Tuesday as the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week for volleyball.
November 03, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team finished a five-match homestand dropping Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Mercer 3-0 in Allen Arena on Saturday afternoon.
November 02, 2012
Lauren Ford leads the Lipscomb volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over Kennesaw State in Allen Arena on Friday night.
November 01, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team finishes its homestand this weekend and plays the last two home Atlantic Sun Conference matches of the regular season against Kennesaw State Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Mercer Saturday at 2 p.m.
October 30, 2012
Stephanie Rex reached the 1,000th career dig milestone as the Lipscomb volleyball team swept Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Northern Kentucky 3-0 in Allen Arena on Tuesday.
October 30, 2012
Kaycee Green was named Tuesday as the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week for volleyball.
October 29, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team continues its homestand with a midweek match against Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Northern Kentucky on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Allen Arena.
October 27, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball clinched a spot in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament defeating USC Upstate 3-0 in Allen Arena on Saturday.
October 26, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team defeated ETSU 3-0 in Allen Arena to improve 10-2 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
October 25, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team starts a five-match home stand, the longest of the season, against Atlantic Sun Conference opponents ETSU Friday night at 6:30 and USC Upstate Saturday at 2 p.m.
October 21, 2012
Junior Caitlin Dotson writes a blog that goes behind the scenes on the road against North Florida and Jacksonville.
October 20, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team bounced back to win 3-1 against Jacksonville at Swisher Gymnasium Saturday after its first road loss in the Atlantic Sun Conference this season.
October 19, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team snapped its five-match road winning streak losing 3-1 (17-25, 25-16, 21-25, 14-25) against North Florida at UNF Arena Friday night to open the second half of the Atlantic Sun Conference schedule.
October 18, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team looks to start the second half of the Atlantic Sun Conference schedule and to continue its season-high five-match road winning streak against North Florida Friday at 6 p.m. and Jacksonville Saturday at 4 p.m.
October 13, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team set a school record in hitting percentage in a 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-14) win over Stetson Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena to improve its Atlantic Sun Conference record to 8-1.
October 12, 2012
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons ended their seven-match Atlantic Sun Conference win streak for the season and also stopped their consecutive conference home match winning streak at 29 Friday night in a 3-0 loss to Florida Gulf Coast.
October 11, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team returns home to face Florida Gulf Coast on Friday night at 6:30 and Stetson on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Allen Arena will try to stay undefeated record in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
October 09, 2012
Junior setter Caitlin Dotson was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week for volleyball announced by the TWSA Tuesday and she helped lead the Lipscomb Lady Bisons to a pair of wins and a 7-0 start in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
October 08, 2012
Junior setter Caitlin Dotson helped lead the Lipscomb Lady Bisons to a pair of wins and won Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week honors.
October 08, 2012
Junior Caitlin Dotson writes a blog that goes behind the scenes on the road against USC Upstate and ETSU.
October 06, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team claimed its seventh-straight victory with a 3-1 (17-25, 27-25, 25-23, 25-16) victory over ETSU in Johnson City, Tenn., on Saturday afternoon staying unbeaten in Atlantic Sun Conference play.
October 05, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team extended its Atlantic Sun Conference record to 6-0 as it defeated USC Upstate 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-20) in Spartanburg, S.C., as six Lady Bisons had double digits in kills and digs.
October 04, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team looks to extend its season-high five-match winning streak as it continues on the road against USC Upstate Friday at 6 p.m. and ETSU Saturday at 2 p.m.
October 01, 2012
Junior Caitlin Dotson writes a blog that goes behind the scenes on the road against Kennesaw State and Mercer.
October 01, 2012
For the second week in a row, Lipscomb volleyball senior Kaycee Green has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
September 29, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team continues its season-high five match winning streak as they defeat Mercer 3-1 at Mercer's Hawkins Arena on Saturday Afternoon.
September 28, 2012
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons won its fourth match in a row as they defeated Kennesaw State 3-0 on the road Friday night.
September 27, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team looks to continue its season-high three-match winning streak this weekend as it hits the road and play Kennesaw State Friday at 4 p.m. and Mercer Saturday at 1 p.m.
September 26, 2012
LipscombSports.com recently had a chance to catch up with former two-sport athlete Beth Bradley.
September 24, 2012
Kaycee Green was named the Atlantic Sun Conference volleyball Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
September 22, 2012
Several Lipscomb volleyball players set career-highs and season-highs as they stormed back to defeat North Florida 3-2 at Allen Arena in Atlantic Sun play.
September 21, 2012
Caitlin Dotson recorded her 1,000th career assist as the Lipscomb volleyball team defeated Jacksonville 3-0 (25-9, 25-20, 25-17) at Allen Arena in its Atlantic Sun Conference home opener.
September 20, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team is looking for two wins this weekend against Jacksonville on Friday night at 6:30 and North Florida on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Allen Arena.
September 18, 2012
Caitlin Dotson and Lauren Ford set career highs against Northern Kentucky as the Lipscomb volleyball team won its opening Atlantic Sun Conference match 3-2 (16-25, 25-15, 23-25, 26-24, 15-13) at Regents Hall in Highland Heights, Ky., on Tuesday night.
September 17, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team opens conference play against Northern Kentucky in Highland Heights, Ky., in Regents Hall on Tuesday.
September 11, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team came up short 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-11) against Western Kentucky in their last game before the conference schedule starts at E.A. Diddle Arena on Tuesday night.
September 11, 2012
Sophomore Lauren Ford was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week for volleyball announced by the TSWA Tuesday.
September 10, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team looks to get one last win before the conference schedule starts against Western Kentucky at E.A. Diddle Arena on Tuesday.
September 10, 2012
Lauren Ford was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
September 09, 2012
Junior Caitlin Dotson writes a blog that goes behind the scenes in the Arizona Invitational.
September 08, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a tough 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-23) match to Arizona in the final game of the Arizona Invitational at the McKale Memorial Center on Saturday afternoon.
September 07, 2012
Lauren Ford continued her fantastic day as the Lipscomb volleyball team beat Iona 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-23) in the Arizona Invitational at the McKale Memorial Center on Friday night.
September 07, 2012
Lauren Ford set a career-high with 19 kills, but the Lipscomb volleyball team fell 3-0 (13-25, 26-28, 22-25) to TCU in the Arizona Invitational at the McKale Memorial Center on Friday afternoon.
September 06, 2012
The last time the Lipscomb volleyball team played against Arizona in a tournament was when they had no volleyball banners hanging up in Allen Arena.
September 04, 2012
Lipscomb middle blockers Jewell Dobson and Molly Spitznagle combined for 24 kills and a .650 hitting percentage in a 3-0 win over Austin Peay Tuesday night at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons are 2-5. Austin Peay dropped to 2-8.
September 03, 2012
After a 1-2 showing in the Lipscomb Invitational last weekend against stiff competition, the Lipscomb volleyball looks to get back on track against in-state foe Austin Peay on Tuesday night at 6:30 at Allen Arena.
September 01, 2012
Looking to close out the 2012 Lipscomb Invitational with a win, the Lipscomb volleyball squad was unable to keep pace with Houston dropping a 3-1 (17-25, 25-15, 19-25, 21-25) decision to the Cougars on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
August 31, 2012
After downing Appalachian State 3-0 earlier in the day, the Lady Bisons found the going much rougher in a 3-0 loss to Missouri on Friday night.
August 31, 2012
Kaycee Green helped the Lipscomb volleyball team to extend its home opener winning streak to seven matches with a win over Appalachian State 3-0 in the Lipscomb Invitational.
August 30, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team looks to kick start their season this weekend in the Lipscomb Invitational.
August 28, 2012
Standing 6-foot-2, Molly Spitznagle is a popular person at family gatherings when the day’s events turn to volleyball.
August 25, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team came up empty in the Kentucky Classic dropping the final match of the tournament 3-0 to North Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum but gained valuable experience against top-tier competition.
August 25, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a tough 3-2, five-setcontest to Kentucky as two Lady Bisons had a career match in the Kentucky Classic at Memorial Coliseum.
August 24, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team lost their opening match of the 2012 season to Long Beach State 3-0 in the Kentucky Classic.
August 23, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team will be heading on the road to open their 2012 season in the Kentucky Classic starting with Long Beach State at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24th.
August 21, 2012
When the volleyball team arrived earlier in August, they were a bit surprised to find a little less color and styling than they were used to.
August 18, 2012
Fresh off a national championship in club volleyball, LU freshman Brittnay Estes looks to bring her high-energy game to the court in just a few days when the Lady Bisons open the 2012 campaign.
August 18, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team competed in a pair of intersquad practices on Friday, Aug. 17 and Saturday, Aug. 18, which allowed head coach Brandon Rosenthal to watch his team in action.
August 16, 2012
About a week has gone by since the Lipscomb volleyball team has started practice and it has allowed head coach Brandon Rosenthal to see his players on the court.
August 16, 2012
Perhaps the Tampa Bay Times said it best. Setter Rachel Reed provided the “go” for East Lake High School and outside hitter Brittnay Estes made her team “GO! GO! GO!”
August 15, 2012
LipscombSports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former volleyball standout Victoria Huff
August 13, 2012
At No. 3 in the top 10 is the volleyball team's march to their third-straight A-Sun Tournament title in a 3-0 sweep of rival Belmont
August 10, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team has been picked to repeat as Atlantic Sun Conference Champions.
August 08, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team held their first practice of the season today in preparation of defending their Atlantic Sun Conference Championship.
July 24, 2012
Three-time defending Atlantic Sun Conference champions, the Lipscomb volleyball team has been honored for their third-straight season in the classroom as well earning the Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
July 11, 2012
After taking on one of the most difficult schedules in school history in 2011, the Lipscomb volleyball team is set to face an even tougher slate in 2012 as Coach Brandon Rosenthal has ratcheted up the competition the Lady Bisons will take on this fall.
July 04, 2012
Incoming freshman Brittnay Estes and the Tampa Bay Juniors 18 Black took home the 2012 USA Volleyball 18 Open National Championship at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.
June 28, 2012
With 187 student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or better during the 2011-12 academic year, Lipscomb leads the A-Sun in All-Academic honorees. The Bison and Lady Bisons placed better than 74 percent of student-athletes on the All-Academic registry.
May 21, 2012
In her final blog, Lipscomb junior Caitlin Dotson discusses her time in Haiti and the eye-opening experiences she and three teammates were able to share.
May 15, 2012
Volleyball junior Caitlin Dotson continues her journal entries from her mission team's experiences in Haiti.
May 14, 2012
Junior setter Caitlin Dotson and three teammates are visiting Haiti on a school-organized mission trip. Dotson is taking time to reflect on her time abroad.
May 08, 2012
Caitlin Dotson, Claire Peterson, Stephanie Rex and Katie Rose are headed to Cap-Haitien for a 10-day mission trip as part of a 15-person team from Lipscomb
April 25, 2012
The volleyball team spent the last few weeks prepping to defend their back-to-back Atlantic Sun Conference championships.
April 24, 2012
Lipscomb volleyball head coach Brandon Rosenthal has announced the signing of setter Rachel Reed to a National Letter of Intent for the upcoming 2012 season.
April 04, 2012
Spring is a time of renewal, but for the Lipscomb Lady Bison volleyball team it is a season of refinement. The number of players is limited due to injuries and players graduating, but Coach Rosenthal and his staff are finding ways to get things done as they prepare to defend their A-Sun title.
March 05, 2012
The Lipscomb volleyball team was honored early Monday evening with a resolution on the Tennessee State Senate floor presented by Sen. Kerry Roberts for the team’s play during the 2011 Atlantic Sun Championship season.
February 20, 2012
After casting a wide net around the country looking for the right fit for the program, Lipscomb volleyball head coach Brandon Rosenthal ended up going just down Belmont Boulevard hiring Jeff Wismer as assistant coach for the three-time defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion Lady Bison program.
January 10, 2012
With a tremendous number of inquiries about the volleyball assistant coach opening, Lipscomb head coach Brandon Rosenthal is looking for the right fit for the program.
December 08, 2011
After six years as part of the Lipscomb volleyball program, assistant coach Samantha Sullivan is heading to the West Coast to being the next chapter in her life.
December 01, 2011
Finding itself in a defensive battle in the opening round of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a hard-fought 3-1 (16-25, 16-25, 25-12, 22-25) decision to homestanding Texas A&M at Reed Arena.
November 30, 2011
For the third straight year and fourth time in five years, the Lipscomb volleyball team hits the court for the first round of the 2011 NCAA tournament against Texas A&M on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.
November 30, 2011
No one really knows whose idea it was. They just know it has worked. When spring workouts were over for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team, eight players were on the roster. Those eight, and again the origin is uncertain, decided to call themselves the "Ochos".
November 30, 2011
Finding freshmen with talent is difficult enough. Finding two that can make an immediate impact on your team is bordering on the impossible.
November 27, 2011
The road to the 2011 NCAA Volleyball Championship will run through the “Lonestar State” for Lipscomb as the Lady Bisons are set to face No. 16 seed Texas A&M in College Station, Texas on Thursday.
November 26, 2011
Wrapping up the 2011 regular season, the Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a 3-1 (22-25, 25-16, 21-25, 17-25) non-conference decision to homestanding Xavier on Saturday afternoon at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio
November 25, 2011
On the heels of winning the Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship for the third consecutive year, the Lipscomb volleyball team is set to take on Xavier in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday, in a final non-conference tuneup before the NCAA Tournament.
November 23, 2011
After sweeping Belmont to earn the 2011 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship on Saturday afternoon, the Lipscomb volleyball team is set to host a “NCAA Tournament Selection Show” party on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Shamblin Theater at the Bennett Campus Center.
November 21, 2011
Two weeks before Abby Fay was born her mother guided Park Hill South High School to the Missouri State Championship. So it is accurate to say that volleyball has always been in her blood from even before the day she was born in Kansas City, Mo.
November 19, 2011
The Lipscomb volleyball team rolled to its third-straight Atlantic Sun Tournament championship on Saturday afternoon sweeping rival Belmont 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-14) at Allen Arena in Nashville.
November 18, 2011
The second-seeded Lipscomb volleyball team opened the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Championship with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-22) win over Florida Gulf Coast on Friday evening at Allen Arena in Nashville.
November 17, 2011
Heading into this weekend’s 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Championship hosted at Lipscomb’s Allen Arena, Brandon Rosenthal can add puzzle master to his list of accomplishments.
November 15, 2011
Five different Lady Bisons were highlighted on Tuesday as the league announced their postseason awards including top honors for senior middle blocker Katie Rose, who was named 2011 A-Sun co-Player of the Year by a vote of the league’s coaches.
November 12, 2011
Behind a 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-15) sweep of homestanding USC Upstate, the Lispcomb volleyball team claimed a share of their third-straight Atlantic Sun regular-season championship on Saturday afternoon at the Hodge Center in Spartanburg.
November 11, 2011
Despite outhitting, out digging and out serving ETSU, the Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a tough 3-2 (25-20, 24-26, 23-25, 25-9, 10-15) Atlantic Sun Conference contest to the Bucs on Friday night at Brooks Gym in Johnson City.
November 10, 2011
Hitting the road for the final Atlantic Sun Conference tilts of 2011, the Lipscomb volleyball team travels to face ETSU on Friday night followed by a Saturday match at USC Upstate on Saturday afternoon.
November 09, 2011
Lipscomb University has signed a pair of prep volleyball standouts to national letters of intent Lady Bison’s head coach Brandon Rosenthal announced on Wednesday. Signing with Lipscomb are Molly Spitznagle from Lafayette, Ind., and Brittnay Estes from Palm Harbor, Fla.
November 04, 2011
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons held volleyball’s version of a “hit parade”. Friday night against Kennesaw State at Allen Arena, the Lady Bisons had hitting percentages of .400 or more in each set to finish at .419 for the match en route to sweeping the Owls 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-13).
November 03, 2011
The Lipscomb volleyball team wraps up the 2011 regular season home slate on Friday hosting Atlantic Sun foe Kennesaw State for “Senior Night” at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena.
November 01, 2011
Despite an 18-kill, 14-dig performance by senior middle blocker Katie Rose, the Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to homestanding Tennessee State on Tuesday night.
November 01, 2011
With just a few weeks remaining in the 2011 season, the Lipscomb volleyball team steps out of Atlantic Sun Conference play tonight for a match against cross-town foe Tennessee State at 6 p.m. at Kean Hall.
October 28, 2011
VIDEO: The Lipscomb baseball and volleyball teams hosted their annual "Trunk or Treat" for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization. Along with candy, games and pizza, the baseball team competed in a best skit competition.
October 25, 2011
Playing the fourth game in a seven-day span, Lipscomb came out of the gate flat and fell 3-1 (15-25, 29-27, 16-25, 24-26) to homestanding Belmont in an Atlantic Sun Conference volleyball match at the Curb Event Center in Nashville.
October 24, 2011
Heading down the home stretch of the 2011 season, the Lipscomb volleyball team makes the short trek up Belmont Boulevard for round two of the “Battle of the Boulevard” at Belmont on Tuesday night at the Curb Event Center.
October 24, 2011
After leading Lipscomb to a 3-0 week including an upset of BIG EAST power Louisville, senior middle blocker Katie Rose has garnered her third Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Player of the Week as announced by the league on Monday.
October 22, 2011
A team can usually find a way to shut down one or maybe two players, but the Lipscomb volleyball team consistently has five players that have to be stopped.
October 21, 2011
Hitting a blistering .398 on “Dig Pink” night to raise awareness for breast cancer, the Lipscomb volleyball team cruised past Atlantic Sun foe Stetson 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-15) on Friday night at Allen Arena in Nashville.
October 20, 2011
Fresh off Tuesday night’s signature 3-1 win over Big East power Louisville, the Lipscomb volleyball team returns to the friendly confines of Allen Arena on Friday night and Saturday afternoon hosting Stetson and Florida Gulf Coast, respectively.
October 18, 2011
There is no fear factor for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team. Tuesday night they handed Louisville, a Big East Conference power only their fifth match loss of the season taking a 3-1 decision in front of approximately 500 fans at Allen Arena. It was the 12th match win in a row for the Lady Bisons.
October 17, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Coming off this weekend’s road Atlantic Sun sweep of Jacksonville and North Florida, the Lipscomb volleyball returns home on Tuesday to face their toughest challenge of 2011 so far as Big East power Louisville comes to Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m.
October 15, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Wrapping up a trip to the “Sunshine State”, the Lipscomb volleyball team finished off the weekend with another 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-15) Atlantic Sun sweep downing homestanding North Florida on Saturday afternoon at UNF Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.
October 14, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Behind yet another balanced attack, the Lipscomb volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-14) sweep of homestanding Jacksonville in an Atlantic Sun match at Swisher Gymnasium in Jacksonville, Fla., on Friday night.
October 13, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sitting atop the Atlantic Sun Conference standings, the Lipscomb volleyball team returns to the court this weekend after an eight-day layoff visiting Jacksonville on Friday night before a Saturday afternoon contest at North Florida to conclude the weekend.
October 06, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- All of the puzzle pieces for a drama were there on the Allen Arena floor: two teams unbeaten in the Atlantic Sun Conference, an intense rivalry and a conference win streak on the line.
October 05, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The two winningest teams in Atlantic Sun volleyball history, both with perfect 4-0 marks in league play this year are set to collide Thursday night, as Lipscomb hosts rival Belmont at Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m. in the annual installment of the “Battle of the Boulevard” in Nashville.
October 03, 2011
MACON, Ga. – On the heels of leading the Lady Bisons to a perfect 3-0 week, Lipscomb senior Katie Rose has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for the second time this season as announced by the league on Monday.
October 01, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Middle blocker Katie Rose posted a double-double and outside hitter Kaycee Green finished in double figures for the eighth straight match as the Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept ETSU’s Lady Bucs 3-0 Saturday afternoon in Atlantic Sun volleyball at Allen Arena.
September 30, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Firing on all cylinders, the Lipscomb volleyball team opened home Atlantic Sun play in style on Friday night cruising to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-9, 25-18) sweep of USC-Upstate at Allen Arena.
September 29, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After opening Atlantic Sun play last weekend with a pair of road wins, the Lipscomb volleyball team opens league play at home this weekend at Allen Arena hosting USC Upstate on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 2 p.m. tilt against ETSU on Saturday afternoon.
September 27, 2011
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Behind a well-rounded team effort, the Lipscomb volleyball team topped homestanding Evansville 3-1 (15-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-21) in a hard fought non-conference contest at the Carson Center in Evansville, Ind.
September 27, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Riding a five-game winning streak, the Lipscomb volleyball team makes the trek north tonight to take on Evansville at Meeks Family Court at the Carson Center in Evansville, Ind.
September 24, 2011
KENNESAW, Ga. – Falling behind in all three sets on Saturday afternoon in Kennesaw Ga., the Lipscomb volleyball team dug deep and found the will to rally and came back to sweep homestanding Atlantic Sun foe Kennesaw State 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-21).
September 23, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Having run through the past two seasons without a blemish on the conference record, Lipscomb (6-6, 1-0 A-SUN) volleyball opened the 2012 Atlantic Sun campaign by picking up where they left off with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-18) sweep of homestanding Mercer (4-10, 0-1 A-SUN) on Friday night in Macon, Ga.
September 23, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Looking to capture a third-straight Atlantic Sun regular season title, something never before accomplished in league history, the Lipscomb volleyball team opens conference play this weekend on the road at Mercer on Friday night.
September 14, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Coming back home after solid play in last weekend’s “Golden Dome Invitational”, the Lipscomb volleyball team returned to Allen Arena on Wednesday night and swept Austin Peay 3-0 (25-11, 26-24, 25-16) to improve to 5-6 on the season.
September 13, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After a strong showing in last weekend’s “Golden Dome Invitational” hosted by Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., the Lipscomb volleyball team returns to action at Allen Arena Wednesday night against Austin Peay at 6:30 p.m.
September 11, 2011
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Powered by another stellar performance by senior middle blocker Katie Rose, the Lipscomb volleyball team battled to a 3-2 (25-21, 21-25, 20-25, 25-20, 15-10) win over Portland in the “Golden Dome Invitational” at the Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind.
September 10, 2011
Having lost seven straight sets entering Saturday afternoon’s contest in the “Golden Dome Invitational,” the Lipscomb volleyball team overcame dropping the first set against Valparaiso to rally for a 3-1 (21-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-23) win and snap the skid at the Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind.
September 09, 2011
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Plagued by hitting woes for the second-straight match, the Lipscomb volleyball squad fell 3-0 (12-25, 16-25, 17-25) to host Notre Dame in the “Golden Dome Invitational” at the Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind.
September 08, 2011
The Lipscomb volleyball team hits the road this weekend for their third tournament inside of three weeks with an appearance in the “Golden Dome Invitational” hosted by Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.
September 07, 2011
When Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal recruited Katie Rose he liked her versatility on the court. The senior from Lexington, Ky., is starting at middle blocker this season, a position she is filling for the second season in a row.
September 06, 2011
The second "Mommy, Daddy, and Me" clinic is set for Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. in Allen Arena. The hour-long clinic is free and designed for ages 5 to 10.
September 06, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After a solid performance in last weekend’s inaugural Lipscomb Invitational tournament, the Lipscomb volleyball team struggled on Tuesday night at Allen Arena falling 3-0 to Western Kentucky.
September 06, 2011
MACON, Ga. – After a stellar performance in the inaugural Lipscomb Invitational last weekend, Lipscomb middle blocker Katie Rose has been named the Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week as announced on Tuesday.
September 06, 2011
After a solid 2-1 effort in the inaugural Lipscomb Invitational this past weekend, the Lipscomb Volleyball tournament continues home action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night against Western Kentucky at Allen Arena.
September 03, 2011
Sometimes games are won or lost by a mere matter of inches or just a play or two and that was the case on Saturday afternoon as Lipscomb dropped a hard-fought 3-1 (15-25, 24-26, 25-16, 23-25) decision to Arkansas State in the final game of the inaugural Lipscomb Invitational at Allen Arena.
September 02, 2011
No team wants to depend on just one player. The Lipscomb Lady Bison volleyball program is working hard to develop a balance on both offense and defense. Friday night the Lady Bisons closed out the first day of the Lipscomb Invitational at Allen Arena with a 3-0 sweep of Charlotte from the Atlantic 10 Conference.
September 02, 2011
When Alex Kelly, Stephanie “Jake” Pease and Megan Hinemeyer ended their collegiate playing careers this past season the Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost more than a string of impressive stats producers. They also lost much of their leadership.
August 31, 2011
The Lipscomb Lady Bison volleyball squad opens up the 2011 home slate this weekend hosting the first-ever “Lipscomb Invitational” in the friendly confines of Allen Arena
August 30, 2011
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons kicked off the 2011 campaign last weekend in the "Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup" in Houston, Texas. Head Coach Brandon Rosenthal takes a few minutes to recap the action.
August 29, 2011
In conjunction with this weekend's Lipscomb Invitational Volleyball tournament, Lady Bison head coach Brandon Rosenthal is set to host the inaugural "Chalk Talk" prior to Lipscomb's match against Charlotte at 7:30 p.m.
August 27, 2011
HOUSTON, Texas – Despite a valiant comeback effort, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team dropped the final contest of the “Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup” 3-2 to Central Arkansas via 24-26, 22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 13-15 scores on Saturday afternoon at the Athletics/Alumni Center in Houston, Texas.
August 26, 2011
HOUSTON, Texas -- With a revamped lineup due to injuries earlier in the day, the Lipscomb volleyball team dropped Friday night’s non-conference contest 3-0 to host Houston in the “Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup” at the Athletics/Alumni center in Houston, Texas.
August 26, 2011
HOUSTON, Texas -- Getting the 2011 season underway on Friday afternoon, the Lipscomb volleyball team dropped a hard-fought 3-0 non-conference decision, 25-23, 25-22, 25-23, to Xavier in the first contest of the “Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup” in Houston, Texas.
August 25, 2011
The 2011 campaign gets underway this weekend for the Lipcomb Lady Bisons Volleyball squad in the "Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup" hosted by the University of Houston at the Athletics/Alumni center in Houston, Texas.
August 24, 2011
Interest in volleyball is growing and the Lipscomb Lady Bisons are working with youngsters and their parent s during a series of “Mommy, Daddy and Me” clinics.
August 22, 2011
With the 2011 season kicking off this weekend with Lipscomb’s appearance in the “Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup” in Houston, Texas, Lady Bisons head coach Brandon Rosenthal took a few minutes to sit down and talk about the preseason preparation.
August 16, 2011
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball program is set to host four "Mommy, Daddy and Me" clinics in the coming weeks, with the first coming Saturday at 9 a.m. at Allen Arena.
August 09, 2011
The first step in defending the nation's longest conference winning streak (35 games) and back-to-back Atlantic Sun crowns begins today, as Lipscomb volleyball opens camp today preparing for the 2011 season that begins on Aug. 26th.
August 06, 2011
Bringing a former a former All-America onto his staff was an easy decision for Lipscomb volleyball head coach Brandon Rosenthal, who welcomes former Lady Bisons standout Jake Pease as a graduate assistant coach for the 2011 season.
August 02, 2011
With the 2011 season starting later this month, the Atlantic Sun volleyball coaches have made their preseason selections and the Lipscomb Lady Bisons have been chosen to defend their back-to-back conference titles.
July 26, 2011
On the heels of the 2010 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons Volleyball team has earned American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award honors for the 2010-11 season.
July 02, 2011
MACON, Ga. - In the last two seasons of Atlantic Sun Volleyball, Lipscomb has been the tale of the tape with a 30-0 record in conference play as well as four wins en route to its two A-Sun Championship titles.
June 28, 2011
For the first time in her Lipscomb career, rising senior Katie Rose will start the upcoming volleyball season at the same position as she did the year before. At least, the middle blocker hopes.
June 24, 2011
Lipscomb volleyball Coach Brandon Rosenthal just got back to Nashville from a recent trip to Orlando and by Monday he'll be in Atlanta. Such is the life of a college volleyball recruiter.
June 21, 2011
Lipscomb volleyball standout Alex Kelly was named assistant coach at Appalachian State University. Kelly graduated from Lipscomb last month and was a two-time Atlantic Sun Player of the Year during her career with the Lady Bisons.
May 30, 2011
The Lipscomb volleyball program was recognized recently by PrepVolleyball.com for "High Honorable Mention" for its 2011 recruiting class. Lipscomb was the only program recognized from the Atlantic Sun Conference.
May 24, 2011
Eight Lipscomb University athletic teams received perfect NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and twelve teams exceeded the national average for private schools in the latest report issued Tuesday by the NCAA.
April 19, 2011
The Lipscomb Volleyball team has announced their schedule for the upcoming 2011 season. Not only will next year's team have six new players, but the Lady Bisons will also play a schedule unlike any from past years.
March 07, 2011
The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU) has announced the 2010 CVU.com Stellar Spiker teams. Lipscomb middle blocker Alex Kelly was named to the CVU Stellar Spiker Second Team. Setter Stefine “Jake” Pease was Honorable Mention.
January 28, 2011
Abby Fay, a graduate student from Kansas State in the Big 12, will play her final year of eligibility for the Lady Bisons volleyball team. Fay played on the same club team with Alex Kelly, Stefine "Jake" Pease and Meghan Hinemeyer during high school.
January 27, 2011
Four Lipscomb student-athletes earned the President's Scholar Award and three were given the Commissioner's Scholar Award by the A-Sun.
January 14, 2011
In what could prove to be one of his most important recruiting classes Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal will be welcoming five new players in the fall.
December 15, 2010
Seniors Alex Kelly and Stefine “Jake” Pease have been named American Volleyball Coaches Association honorable mention All-America for the second year in a row. AVCA selects the All-America teams for the NCAA.
December 07, 2010
For the second year in row middle blocker Alex Kelly and setter Stefine "Jake" Pease were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association's South Region Team.
December 03, 2010
Lipscomb missed their best opportunity in three trips to advance past the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Friday night at the Frericks Center here on the campus of the University of Dayton the Lady Bisons fell 3-1 in the first round to Ohio State.
December 02, 2010
Friday at 5 p.m. CST the Lady Bisons, 24-6, will face Ohio State, 22-11, at the Frericks Center on the campus of host Dayton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Dayton, the No. 14 seed, will face Butler in the second match.
December 02, 2010
Stefine "Jake" Pease regulary writes a blog on Lipscomb volleyball. The team is in full NCAA Tournament mode this week.
December 01, 2010
The book "Teammates Matter", written by Nashville's Alan Williams, has been an inspiration for the Lady Bisons volleyball team for the past four years.
November 28, 2010
If its December and the NCAA Tournament then the Lady Bisons are heading to Ohio. Friday at Dayton, Ohio the Lady Bisons will face Ohio State in the first round. It is the third time Lipscomb has played a tournament match in Ohio.
November 27, 2010
The Lady Bisons closed out the regular season with a 3-2 win over Xavier at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons, 24-6, find out Sunday afternoon their opponent and where they will play in the NCAA Tournament.
November 26, 2010
The Lady Bisons will face Xavier from the Atlantic 10 Conference Saturday at 2 p.m. at Allen Arena in the final match before the NCAA Tournament.
November 25, 2010
It's not part of his coaching duties but Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal is serving Thanksgiving dinner to his team today. They will practice in the morning and eat turkey and watch football the rest of the day.
November 23, 2010
Ten minutes saved the Lipscomb Lady Bisons from a crushing season-ending defeat allowing them to regroup and win three straight sets for a 3-2 A-Sun Championship victory over ETSU.
November 23, 2010
The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com) is pleased to announce that Lipscomb senior Alex Kelly has been selected as the CVU.com National Player of the Week for Nov. 15 through Nov. 21.
November 20, 2010
The top-seeded Lipscomb Lady Bisons spotted No. 3 seed ETSU the first two sets and then rallied to win the next three to win the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship for the second year in a row Saturday afternoon at Alico Arena in Fort, Myers, Fla.
November 19, 2010
The top-seeded Lady Bisons earned a spot in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship match for the fourth season in a row and will be seeking their third title when they face ETSU at 2 p.m. at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.
November 19, 2010
The Lady Bisons will be seeking their third Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament title in the past four years after sweeping Belmont 3-0 at Alico Arena in semifinals.
November 18, 2010
The "Battlle of the Boulevard" has a Florida as the Lipscomb Lady Bisons and Belmont play in the semifinals of the A-Sun Tournament in Fort Myers. It is the fifth time in the past five years the two rivals have played each other in the tourney.
November 18, 2010
Lipscomb senior setter Jake Pease has been writing a journal during the season. She plans to have additional entries from the A-Sun Tournament this weekend.
November 16, 2010
Lipscomb senior setter Stefine "Jake" Pease has been named A-Sun Player of the Year by the conference coaches. Pease and middle blocker Alex Kelly were unanimous First Team All-Conference. Outisde hitter Meghan Hinemeyer is a second teamer.
November 09, 2010
The Lady Bisons finished the Atlantic Sun regular season unbeaten for the second year in a row with a 3-1 match victory over Belmont Tuesday night at Allen Arena on "Senior" Night.
November 08, 2010
The Lady Bisons will close out the regular season Tuesday night when Belmont visits Allen Arena. Five seniors will also be honored _ setter Stefine "Jake" Pease, middle blocker Alex Kelly, outside hitter Meghan Hinemeyer, defensive specialist Elly Kaiser and setter Tory Ashcraft.
November 06, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons won their 20th match of the season with a 3-0 sweep of Stetson Saturday afternoon in DeLand, Fla., earning their second straight A-Sun Championship and the No. 1 seed in the tournament.
November 05, 2010
For the first time this season the Lipscomb Lady Bisons played a five-set match holding off Florida Gulf Coast 3-2 Friday night at the Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.
November 04, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons' senior middle blocker Alex Kelly has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)/ESPN Academic All-District third team for District IV on the university level.
November 02, 2010
Senior setter Stefine "Jake" Pease writes a weekly blog on the Lady Bisons volleyball program. Preparations for the Jacksonville and Florida Gulf Coast matches and some practice issues are discussed.
November 01, 2010
When the Lady Bisons head to Florida this weekend to face Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson they will be packing both paranoia and a dose of calmness to go with their 7- 0 conference record.
October 30, 2010
The Lady Bisons, 7-0 in the Atlantic Sun with three regular season matches left, clinched a berth in the conference tournament. The Lady Bisons swept Jacksonville 3-0 Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
October 29, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons continued their winning ways Friday night beating North Florida 3-0 in Atlantic Sun Conference play. The Lady Bisons won by scores of 24-11, 25-19 and 25-17 on their home court at Allen Arena.
October 28, 2010
The Lady Bisons have two key Atlantic Sun home matches this weekend facing North Florida Friday and Jacksonville Saturday at Allen Arena. Friday night's game is also "Dig for the Cure" a breast cancer awareness event. Fans are encouraged to wear pink.
October 26, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons sit at the top of the Atlantic Sun standings with a 5-0 record. But they still have five more conference matches to play, starting this weekend at 6:30 against North Florida at Allen Arena followed by Jacksonville on Saturday.
October 26, 2010
In part seven of her journal setter Stefine "Jake" Pease talks about the many aspects of the Louisville match and what it was like to have four days off.
October 20, 2010
The Lady Bisons played Louisville for the first time ever in a volleyball match Wednesday night, falling 3-0.
October 19, 2010
This is the sixth installment of senior setter Jake Pease's journal of the 2010 season.
October 19, 2010
The Lady Bisons are in Louisville Wednesday night for their first ever volleyball match with the Louisville Cardinals from the Big East. The match begins at 6.
October 16, 2010
After dropping the first set to Campbell 25-23, the Lady Bisons volleyball team won three consecutive sets to take the match against the Camels 3-1 Saturday afternoon at the Curb Event Center.
October 15, 2010
Lipscomb opposite Charlyn Ursell has the top hitting percentage in Atlantic Sun Conference games. The transfer from Arkansas State is becoming more adjusted to Lady Bisons volleyball and that is a plus for coach Brandon Rosenthal.
October 14, 2010
It's a home match on the schedule for the Lady Bisons, but Saturday afternoon at 2 they are going to be playing Campbell down the road at Belmont's Curb Center.
October 12, 2010
The Lady Bisons have been busy. They climbed from 102 in the NCAA Division I RPI rating to 83 and also received a mention in the Nashville Scene's "Best of Nashville" issue.
October 12, 2010
Lipscomb University's Lady Bisons will host the Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Tournament in 2011 and 2012. Lipscomb athletic director Philip Hutcheson presented the bid Tuesday during the conference meetings in Macon, Ga.
October 11, 2010
It was a long trip east for the Lady Bisons, but Atlantic Sun wins at ETSU and USC Upstate made the trip a happy one.
October 09, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons closed out their road trip with a 3-1 win Saturday afternoon at USC Upstate. he Lady Bisons won set one 25-13 and set 2 25-12, but fell 25-22 in set three before winning set four 25-17.
October 08, 2010
The Lady Bisons faced a tough challenge from ETSU but swept the Atlantic Sun Conference match 3-0 Friday night at the Brooks Gym in Johnson City.
October 07, 2010
ETSU gave the Lady Bisons their toughest matches last season and 2010 looks like it is going to be just as intense as the two teams meet Friday night in Johnson City.
October 05, 2010
The T-shirts and music are back for the Lady Bisons and so are the wins. Find out what the latest edition of "Jake's Journal" has to say.
October 02, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept Kennesaw State 3-0 Saturday afternoon in Atlantic Sun Conference play at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons recorded set wins of 25-18, 25-15 and 25-11.
October 01, 2010
The Lady Bisons swept Mercer 3-0 to extend their home winning streak to 21 matches and their Atlantic Sun Conference regular season win streak to 26 straight matches.
September 30, 2010
The Lady Bisons, 11-5 overall, begin the defense of the Atlantic Sun Championship Friday when Mercer, 6-12, visits Allen Arena for a 6:30 p.m. match. Saturday afternoon they face Kennesaw State at 2 p.m.
September 27, 2010
Stefine "Jake" Pease reviews a successful week for the Lady Bisons who were 2-0 with match sweeps of Austin Peay and Florida Gulf Coast.
September 27, 2010
Lipscomb's Meghan Hinemeyer claimed the first Atlantic Sun Volleyball player of the week award of her career, announced by the league office Monday, for her performance in a 2-0 week for the Lady Bisons.
September 26, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept Florida Gulf Coast 3-0 Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena. Scores were 25-22, 25-22 and 25-13.
September 25, 2010
Freshmen Caitlin "Dot" Dotson and Claire Peterson are making big contributions for the Lady Bisons this season. The Lady Bisons face FGCU Sunday at 1 p.m. at Allen Arena.
September 24, 2010
The "back to basics" approach has continued this week as the Lady Bisons, 10-5, prepare to face Florida Gulf Coast, 2-10, Sunday at 1 p.m. at Allen Arena.
September 23, 2010
In the second installment of Jake's Journal she talks about the Austin Peay match and the team's "back to basics" approach.
September 21, 2010
The Lady Bisons got back to basics and back on the winning track Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over Austin Peay at the Dunn Center in Clarksville.
September 20, 2010
This is the first installment of a journal that senior setter Stefine "Jake" Pease will be writing about the volleyball team for the rest of the season.
September 18, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost 3-1 to Marshall Saturday evening to close out the Billiken Invitational in St. Louis. After winning set one 25-15 the Lady Bisons lost 25-19, 25-22 and 25-18.
September 18, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost 3-0 to Western Kentucky Saturday in the second day of the Billiken Invitational hosted by St. Louis University. The Lady Bisons face Marshall at 4:30 p.m. to close out the tournament.
September 17, 2010
Lipscomb fell 3-1 to host St. Louis Friday night in the Billiken Invitational to end a seven-match winning streak. They face Western Kentucky and Marshall Saturday in the second round.
September 16, 2010
The Lady Bisons play this weekend in St. Louis in the Billiken Invitational. The Lady Bisons face host St. Louis Friday night at 7. Saturday they will play Western Kentucky at noon and Marshall at 4:30.
September 14, 2010
The Lady Bisons rivalry with Belmont in volleyball heated up a little more Tuesday night in a 3-1 match win for Lipscomb at the Curb Center.
September 13, 2010
Tuesday afternoon at 5 the Lady Bisons, 8-2, make the short trip to Belmont, 4-7, for volleyball's version of the “Battle of the Boulevard”. This match will not count in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings.
September 13, 2010
For the second time this season and eighth in her career, Lipscomb's Alex Kelly earned the Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week award, announced Monday by the league office.
September 11, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons won the Gamecock Invitational with a 3-0 match sweep of host South Carolina Saturday morning. The set scores were 25-18, 25-21 and 25-21.
September 10, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept South Carolina State 3-0 in the second match of the Gamecock Invitational at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. The Lady Bisons won 25-11, 25-18 and 25-11.
September 10, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept Furman 3-0 Friday morning in the first match of the Gamecock Invitational hosted by the University of South Carolina in Columbia. The Lady Bisons won by scores of 25-18, 25-19 and 25-18.
September 09, 2010
Lipscomb and Furman both were undefeated in their respective conferences last season. Friday they will face each other to see who is the best in the Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, S.C.
September 07, 2010
The Lady Bisons won their 19th consecutive match at Allen Arena and their third match sweep with a 3-0 win over Tennessee State Tuesday night.
September 07, 2010
The Lady Bisons play their first home match of the season Tuesday night at 6:30 at Allen Arena when Tennessee State visits.
September 04, 2010
The Lady Bisons swept tournament host Pittsburgh 3-0 Saturday morning in the Pitt Invitational. It was the second match sweep in a row for the Lady Bisons who finished the tournament with a 2-1 record.
September 03, 2010
The Lady Bisons rebounded from a 3-0 loss to Purdue to sweep Tulane 3-0 in the first day of the Pittsburgh Invitational behind Kaycee Green's match-high 12 kills.
September 03, 2010
The Lady Bisons will have to rebound Friday afternoon after losing 3-0 to Purdue in the morning match at the Pittsburgh Invitational. It was the first time this season the Lady Bisons have been swept in a match.
September 03, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons have a busy Friday in the opening round of the Blue-and-Gold Invitational hosted by the University of Pittsburgh.The Lady Bisons play Purdue at 10 a.m. followed by Tulane at 4 p.m.
September 01, 2010
Coach Brandon Rosenthal expected Alex Kelly to be a force in the middle again this season, but he has been pleasantly surprised by how quickly Katie Rose has made the transition to middle blocker, a position she has not played since high school.
August 30, 2010
Lipscomb senior middle hitter Alex Kelly earned the first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week Award for the 2010 season. It is the seventh time she has been honored in her career.
August 28, 2010
With a 3-1 win against the San Francisco Dons tonight, the Lady Bisons end the Bluejay Invitational at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a record of 2-1.
August 28, 2010
Led by Alex Kelly, the Lady Bisons come from behind to defeat the Creighton Bluejays in the second match of the Bluejay Invitational.
August 27, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons opened the 2010 volleyball season with a 3-1 loss to Kansas Friday night in the Bluejay Invitational. Saturday the Lady Bisons will play host Creighton at noon and San Francisco at 5:30 in Omaha, Neb.
August 27, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons kick off the 2010 volleyball season Friday at 4:30 in the Bluejay Invitational hosted by Creighton in Omaha, Neb. The Lady Bisons will play Creighton and San Francisco Saturday.
August 26, 2010
The main goal set by the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team is to win a first round match in the NCAA Tournament. For two of the last three seasons the Lady Bisons have earned a berth in the tournament and lost each time in the first round.
August 26, 2010
Lipscomb middle blocker Alex Kelly has been named as a candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. From the list of 30 candidates, 10 finalists will be selected by a national media committee and announced in mid-October.
August 25, 2010
Kelly Houff Ehlert received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy earlier this month from Belmont University. She played volleyball from 2002 to 2005 under Brandon Rosenthal
August 20, 2010
The Lady Bisons have taken the level of competition up a notch as they close out preseason volleyball drills this weekend.
August 19, 2010
Stefine "Jake" Pease is A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year and joins Alex Kelly and Meghan Hinemeyer on the preseason all-conference team.
August 12, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal doesn't have to worry about that problem with his team that won both the Atlantic Sun regular season championship with a 22-0 record and the conference tournament championship in 2009.
August 09, 2010
Volleyball teams around the country took to the court Monday morning for the first day of official practice. Lipscomb head coach Brandon Rosenthal took a few minutes to preview the first practice with LipscombSports.com.
July 22, 2010
The Lipscomb volleyball team has been honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for its academics. The Lady Bisons are one of 94 NCAA Division I teams receiving the AVCA Team Academic Award for 2009-2010.
July 13, 2010
No one is kicking sand in the face of Alex Kelly as she explores the outdoor side of the game this summer in Southern California. Kelly is based in South Bay near Los Angeles as an intern with “The Net Live” and the “Volleyball Network”.
July 12, 2010
Mark McGee, senior publisher and director of athletics media relations, was recently named an AVCA Sports Information Director Honoree NCAA Division I – South Region for his promotion of the Lady Bison Volleyball Team during the 2009-10 season.
May 31, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has announced the addition of libero Stephanie Rex from Brownsburg, Ind., for the 2010 season. Rex was a 4-A All-State second team performer for Brownsburg High School. She also plays for the Circle City volleyball club based in Indianapolis.
May 24, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has put together the most difficult schedule in the history of the program with matches against many of the tougher programs in the nation.
April 25, 2010
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team won the Atlantic Sun regular season championship and tournament championship advancing to the NCAA tournament. They finished 28-4 and ranked No. 36 nationally in the RPI.
April 09, 2010
Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal plans to give some new players some increased playing time Saturday as the team participates in the Southeast College-Junior Invitational at A-Game in Franklin.
April 06, 2010
Butler's drive to the NCAA Championship basketball game caught the attention of the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team which would like to advance beyond the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
March 22, 2010
Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU) has named Lipscomb middle hitter Alex Kelly and setter Stefine “Jake” Pease to the 2009 “Stellar Spikers” Team.
February 22, 2010
Lipscomb junior setter Stefine “Jake” Pease spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday in a tryout camp for the U.S. National Women's Volleyball Team. She has provided a diary of her experiences each day.
February 21, 2010
Lipscomb junior setter Stefine “Jake” Pease has been in Colorado Springs, Colo., since Friday as part of the tryout session for the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. She has been writing a diary of her experiences each day.
February 19, 2010
Lady Bisons setter Stefine “Jake” Pease is spending the weekend at a tryout camp for the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team in Colorado Springs, Colo. She is sending a daily diary detailing her experiences.
February 19, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons setter Stefine “Jake” Pease is in Colorado Springs, Colo., this weekend for a tryout camp for the U.S. Women's National Team. Pease, a junior, is one of 173 athletes participating Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
February 03, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal spent a few days in Southern California to talk with volleyball coaches and observe practices in order to improve the quality of his program.
January 29, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has announced that Samantha Sullivan has been named a full-time assistant. Sullivan, 24, played two seasons as a setter for the Lady Bisons. She coached one season as a student assistant and has spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant.
January 27, 2010
Lipscomb holds a narrow lead on ETSU in the A-Sun All-Academic race. The Bisons' percentages for men's cross country, men's basketball and women's basketball all top the conference. The Bisons lead with 87 student-athletes on the team.
January 20, 2010
Ann Mullins played volleyball at Lipscomb from 2005-2007. After transferring from the University of Tennessee Mullins was named Atlantic Sun Libero of the Year (2005) and was a three-time member of the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team (First Team, 2006, 2007; Second Team, 2005).
January 15, 2010
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthall has signed Charlyn Ursell, a transfer from Arkansas State, to fill in the right side spot in the lineup. Ursell is enrolled in Lipscomb for the spring semester.
December 23, 2009
Coach Brandon Rosenthal wants his players to enjoy their accolades from 2009 as they visit with famiilies and friends during the Christmas break, but he knows they are already looking ahead to next season.
December 22, 2009
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons first round loss in the NCAA Tournament did little to affect their final RPI ranking. They entered the tournament ranked 34th. They are rated 36th in the final RPI.
December 15, 2009
Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal is looking to the future with the signing of three top high school prospects for the 2010 season. He would like to add one or two more players to the mix before he is finished.
December 09, 2009
The awards continue to roll in for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team. Junior setter Stefine “Jake” Pease and junior middle hitter Alex Kelly were both named to the NCAA Division I South Region Team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
December 04, 2009
The Lady Bisons faced the strongest team ever in the history of the program, dropping a 3-0 match to California, the No. 9 seed and the No. 10 team in the country in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday night in Columbus, Ohio.
December 04, 2009
The time for talking is over as the Lady Bisons are only hours away from facing the biggest challenge in the history of the program when they play California at 5 CST in the NCAA Tournament's first round in Columbus, Ohio.
December 03, 2009
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons have not lost in their last 25 matches and they don't plan to end that streak Friday when they face No. 9 seed Cal in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
December 02, 2009
When Meghan Hinemeyer wasn't named to the Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team, teammate Alex Kelly decided to step up. Kelly gave Hinemeyer her all-tournament medal.
December 02, 2009
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons make their second NCAA tournament appearance when they face off with No. 9-seed California in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament Friday at Ohio State at 5 p.m. CST.
December 01, 2009
Ohio State University, the host for the NCAA First and Second Rounds, has announced ticket information for this Friday and Saturday. The Lady Bisons play California in the first round at 5 p.m. CST Friday. Ohio State and Cincinnati play the second match. The winners will play Saturday.
November 29, 2009
The Lady Bisons were expecting a better fate, but they will face No.9-seed California in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Bisons will play Friday at Ohio State at 5 p.m. CST.
November 24, 2009
The Lady Bisons find themselves in elite company after breaking into the top 35 in the NCAA RPI rankings this week. Coach Brandon Rosenthal is amazed at the response to the news.
November 23, 2009
The Lady Bisons are rated 34th in the NCAA RPI this week, the highest rating in the history of the program.
November 22, 2009
The Lady Bisons, the Atlantic Sun Champions, are taking a few days off to spend time with their families during the Thanksgiving holiday. They will regroup Friday to start preparation for the NCAA Tournament.
November 21, 2009
The Lady Bisons swept FGCU 3-0 Saturday afternoon to win the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship in Fort Myers, Fla. It was the second title in three seasons for the Lady Bisons.
November 21, 2009
Junior setter Stefine "Jake" Pease was named Atlantic Sun Tournament Most Valuable Player Saturday as the Lady Bisons won the tournament championship. She also won the award in 2007.
November 20, 2009
The Lady Bisons are in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship match for the third year in a row. Their foe, Florida Gulf Coast, is making its first appearance in the big match, in its first year of eligibility for tournament play. The winner gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
November 20, 2009
The Lady Bisons beat Belmont 3-1 to advance to the Atlantic Sun Championship match for the third year in a row. They will meet Florida Gulf Coast for the title.
November 20, 2009
The Lady Bisons will put their 23-match winning streak on the line Friday evening in Fort Myers, Fla., in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament against arch-riival Belmont.
November 19, 2009
The Lady Bisons will need extra luggage to bring back all of the hardware they have picked up at the Atlantic Sun Tournament here. The Lady Bisons were honored Thursday along with the other teams in the tournament field at a buffet luncheon.
November 19, 2009
"The "Battle of the Boulevard" will have a tropical feel as the Lady Bisons will face arch-rival Belmont Friday night at 4 in Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla., in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.
November 18, 2009
The Lady Bisons are the top seed in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament for the second year in a row, but coach Brandon Rosenthal is taking a different approach this time around as his team heads to Fort Myers, Fla.
November 17, 2009
Lipscomb middle hitter Alex Kelly won her second A-Sun Player of the Year award in a row and Brandon Rosenthal was named A-Sun Coach of the Year. Kelly and setter Stefine "Jake" Pease were both named First-Team All-Conference.
November 16, 2009
The Lady Bisons head into the Atlantic Sun Tournament later this week at Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, Fla., as the 39th team in the RPI ratings.
November 14, 2009
The Lady Bisons defeated ETSU 3-1 (25-15, 25-18, 21-25, 25-17) Saturday afternoon to extend their winning streak to 23 matches and complete their sweep of Atlantic Sun Conference opponents.
November 13, 2009
The Lady Bisons won their 22nd straight match and remained unbeaten in the A-Sun with a 19-0 record in the conference.
November 12, 2009
Erin Pierce may not be a statistical leader for the Lady Bisons, but much of the success of the team can be attributed to her solid all-around play.
November 09, 2009
The Lady Bisons are ranked No. 1 in the country in both kills and assists per set in this week's NCAA statistical standings.
November 09, 2009
Lady Bisons middle hitter Alex Kelly earned her sixth career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week Award in volleyball and her third of the season.
November 07, 2009
The Lady Bisons extended their unbeaten string to 21 straight matches, including an 18-0 Atlantic Sun record, with a 3-0 sweep of USC Upstate Saturday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C.
November 06, 2009
The Lady Bisons close out the road portion of the A-Sun regular season Saturday when they visit USC Upstate in Spartanburg, S.C.
November 05, 2009
Junior middle hitter Alex Kelly has been named to the weekly CVU "Top Performers" list.
November 03, 2009
The Lady Bisons swept Austin Peay from the Ohio Valley Conference 3-0 Tuesday night, the 20th match win in a row. The Lady Bisons are unbeaten at Allen Arena this season and have only lost one set on their home court.
November 02, 2009
The Lady Bisons are ranked 41st in the NCAA RPI, the highest rating ever for the program. The Lady Bisons are back in action Tuesday night at Allen Arena at 6:30 against Austin Peay State from the Ohio Valley Conference.
November 02, 2009
Lipscomb junior setter Stefine "Jake" Pease won her second A-Sun Player of the Week award as she heklped guide the Lady Bisons to wins over Jacksonville and UNF on the way to clinching the A-Sun regular season championship.
October 31, 2009
The Lady Bisons swept North Florida 3-0 Saturday afternoon to clinch their first ever Atlantic Sun regular season title. The Lady Bisons also won their 19th straight match. It was their 22nd win of the season, a new program record.
October 30, 2009
The Lady Bisons kept their streaks alive with a 3-0 match win Friday night at Jacksonville's Swisher Gym. The loss ended a 13-match win streak for Jacksonville.
October 29, 2009
No matter who wins Friday night a streak will end. The Lady Bisons enter their Atlantic Sun match with Jacksonville with a 17-match win streak and a 15-0 conference record. Jacksonville has won its last 13 matches and is only two matches behind the Lady Bisons in the race for the regular season championship.
October 27, 2009
With 17 straight match wins and a 15-0 Atlantic Sun record it might be easy for a team to become complacent. But the Lady Bisons refuse to let up as they seek a return to the NCAA Tournament.
October 24, 2009
The Lady Bisons extended their winning streak to 17 games and extended their A-Sun record to 15-0 Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 sweep of Stetson. Junior setter Stefine "Jake" Pease also set a new all-time school assists record.
October 23, 2009
The Lady Bisons volleyball team dispatched Florida Gulf Coast 25-17, 25-16, and 25-21 Friday evening to extend their winning streak to 16 matches and clinch a berth in the A-Sun Championship.
October 22, 2009
The Lady Bisons have won their last 15 matches and are 13-0 in the Atlantic Sun Conference, but they aren't taking it easy in practice or in matches as FGCU and Stetson visit Allen Arena this weekend.
October 19, 2009
The Lady Bisons have received their highest RPI ranking ever, starting the week in 57th place nationally.
October 17, 2009
The Lady Bisons won 3-0 at Mercer Saturday afternoon, extending their win streak to 15 games and keeping their A-Sun streak perfect at 13.
October 16, 2009
The Lady Bisons swept Kennesaw State at the Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga., Friday night with set scores of 25-23, 25-12 & 25-17. It was the 12th straight Atlantic Sun match win and the 14th consecutive match win overall for the Lady Bisons.
October 16, 2009
Elly Kaiser and Amy Trykowski are not going to put up the kind of statistics that impress, but their overall contributions to the success of the Lady Bisons volleyball team cannot be measured in numbers alone.
October 13, 2009
The Lady Bisons beat Belmont 3-1 Tuesday night in front of a record Allen Arena volleyball crowd of 1,379. The Lady Bisons are the first A-Sun team to win 11 straight matches in the front end of conference play.
October 13, 2009
It makes sense that three of the Lipscomb volleyball team's key players are from the “Show Me State.” After all, thus far this season, particularly in conference play, the Lady Bisons have been something to see.
October 12, 2009
The Lady Bisons start round two of the Atlantic Sun round robin Tuesday night at 6:30 when Belmont visits Allen Arena for the volleyball version of the "Battle of the Boulevard". The match is also billed as the A-Sun "Match of the Week" by the conference.
October 12, 2009
MACON, Ga. – Preseason Player of the Year Alex Kelly led Lipscomb to their 12th consecutive win, earning the fifth Player of the Week award of her career, the conference office announced on Monday.
October 09, 2009
Lady Bisons coach Brandon Rosenthal won his 100th career game as a head coach at Lipscomb Friday night sweeping USC Upstate 3-0. The victory extended the Lady Bisons match win streak to 12.
October 08, 2009
Junior middle hitter Alex Kelly has been a major player for the Lady Bisons since her freshman season, but this season she has enhanced her leadership skills.
October 06, 2009
The Lady Bisons defeated Murray State Tuesday evening with 57 kills, a season-high for a three-set match. Alex Kelly had 19 kills and Meghan Hinemeyer added 15 in Lipscomb's 11th consecutive win.
October 05, 2009
The Lady Bisons are climbing their way up the rankings in various categories in NCAA Division I, but Tuesday night they have to get past Murray State in a non-conference match in Murray, Ky., as they seek to run their wins streak to 11.
October 05, 2009
Preseason Player of the Year Alex Kelly lifted Lipscomb to two road wins and the first 9-0 start seen in Atlantic Sun volleyball since ETSU in 2006 to earn the fourth Player of the Week award of her career, the conference office announced on Monday.
October 03, 2009
The Lady Bisons dropped their first set 28-26 and then came back to win the next three sets to defeat Campbell for their 10th straight match win and ninth consecutive A-Sun match win Saturday afternoon in Buies Creek, N.C.
October 02, 2009
The Lady Bisons ended their consecutive sets streak at 25, losing set two Friday night in an A-Sun match at ETSU. They also lost set four to set the stage for their first 3-2 match win this season.
October 01, 2009
The Lady Bisons will be putting their eight-match, 24-set winning streak on the line Friday at 6 when they face ETSU in an Atlantic Sun match in Johnson City, Tenn.
September 29, 2009
The Lady Bisons played a non-conference opponent, but they didn't change their winning ways. Tuesday night at Allen Arena the Lady Bisons won their eighth straight match of the season and extended their sets win streak to 24 with a 3-0 win over Evansville from the Missouri Valley Conference.
September 28, 2009
Sophomore libero Katie Rose made a big adjustment this fall in her new position, but she contunues to improve with each match.
September 26, 2009
The Lady Bisons remained unbeaten in Atlantic Sun matches winning their seventh straight Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. They beat Kennesaw State in three sets, extending their consecutive sets without a loss to 21.
September 25, 2009
The Lady Bisons remained perfect in the A-Sun with their sixth victory in a row, again by a score of 3-0. This time around it was a little more difficult to keep that string of 18 straight set wins alive as they needed a 26-24 effort to win the second set Friday night at Allen Arena against Mercer.
September 24, 2009
The Lady Bisons have won their last five matches, all by perfect 3-0 scores. That success has produced a buzz on campus that coach Brandon Rosenthal hopes will translate into big crowds Friday and Saturday at Allen Arena.
September 24, 2009
The 2009 volleyball media guide is now online for fans to get the most comprehensive coverage of the Lady Bisons.
September 23, 2009
The Lady Bisons are featured prominently in the NCAA Division I rankings both indvidiually and as a team.
September 21, 2009
Lady Bisons setter Stefine "Jake" Pease has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week. The Lady Bisons are 5-0 in conference play and swept both Stetson and Florida Gulf Coast on the road this past weekend.
September 19, 2009
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons made a statement Saturday night with a three-set sweep of Florida Gulf Coast at the Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla. The Lady Bisons won set one 25-22, set 25-21 and set three 25-18.
September 18, 2009
The Lady Bisons swept Stetson 25-14, 25-15, 25-15 Friday night in DeLand, Fla., to extend their A-Sun record to 4-0. They have swept all four matches by 3-0 scores.
September 18, 2009
The Lady Bisons are putting their Atlantic Sun unbeaten streak on the line this weekend in Florida. Friday at 5 p.m. the Lady Bisons (6-3, 3-0) will face Stetson (0-9, 0-3) in Deland Fla. Saturday night at 6 they will be in Fort Myers, Fla., to face Florida Gulf Coast (5-5, 4-0) in what has been billed by the conference at the Atlantic Sun Match of the Week.
September 17, 2009
Lipscomb setter Stefinie "Jake" Pease likes to coordinate the offense for the Lady Bisons, but the fashion merchandise major from Berryton, Kan., also enjoys coordinating her clothing.
September 12, 2009
The Lady Bisons continued their domination of A-Sun foes with their third straight 3-0 sweep. This time around they beat Jacksonville 3-0 by scores of 25-19, 25-14 and 25-19.
September 11, 2009
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons opened at home with a flourish, sweeping North Florida 3-0 Friday night at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons won 25-14, 25-17 and 25-14. It was the Atlantic Sun opener for North Florida.
September 10, 2009
The Lady Bisons will play on their home court in Allen Arena for the first time this season. They face North Florida Friday night at 6:30 and Jacksonville Saturday afternoon at 2 in a pair of crucial A-Sun matches.
September 08, 2009
The Lady Bisons defeated Belmont three sets to none (25-15, 25-21, 25-14) in the volleyball rendition of the Battle of the Boulevard. it was the first time in the history of the program the Lady Bisons have won a match at the Curb Center against the Bruins.
September 08, 2009
Tuesday's night' game between the Lady Bisons and Belmont at the Curb Event Center is the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week, featuring two of the top programs in the conference.
September 05, 2009
The Lady Bisons closed out the Jayhawk Invitational Saturday morning with a 3-0 match loss to Florida International. Middle hitter Alex Kelly earned her second straight All-Tournament Team selection. The Lady Bisons open conference play Tuesday at Belmont.
September 04, 2009
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons bounced back from a loss to Kansas to beat Creighton 3-1 Friday in the Jayhawk Invitational at the University of Kansas.
September 04, 2009
Friday afternoon at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center in Lawrence, Kan., the Lady Bisons beat tournament host Kansas 25-20 in the first set, but lost 25-14 in set two, 25-23 in set three and 25-23 in set 4. The Lady Bisons, 2-2, get another chance at 5 p.m. when they play Creighton.
September 03, 2009
Three Lady Bisons volleyball players will be heading back to family and friends this weekend as they participate in the Jayhawk Invitational hosted by the University of Kansas Friday and Saturday.
August 30, 2009
The Lady Bisons went up against the Lady Vols of the University of Tennessee this afternoon in their final game of the Lady Vol Classic, but could not find a way to get past the SEC powerhouse. In three extremely close sets, the Lady Bisons lost with the set scores of 24-26, 22-25, and 23-25.
August 29, 2009
Junior transfer Meghan Hinemeyer had 14 kills and junior setter Jake Pease had 41 assists in Lipscomb's 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-22) win over Tennessee Tech in the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week Saturday evening at the Lady Vol Classic.
August 29, 2009
The Lipscomb Volleyball Team started off their season strong this morning with a 3-0 win against Western Kentucky in the Lady Vol Classic Tournament at the University of Tennessee. With set scores of 25-23, 25-17, and 27-25, the Lady Bisons quickly showed a glimpse of the season to come.
August 28, 2009
The Lady Bisons will be tested by three teams from three different conferences this weekend as they face Western Kentucky from the Sunbelt, Tennessee Tech from the Ohio Valley and host Tennessee from the Southeastern Conference in the Lady Vol Classic.
August 21, 2009
It's didn't matter who won the "Purple and White" match Friday afternoon at Allen Arena. it was all about how the match was played and overall coach Brandon Rosenthal liked what he saw.
August 20, 2009
Atlantic Sun Conference coaches gave the Lady Bisons five of 11 first place votes. Belmont was picked second with three first place votes and Florida Gulf Coast was tabbed for third, also with three first place votes. Junior Alex Kelly was selected as Preseason Player of the Year and joined Stefine "Jake" Pease on the Preseason All-Conference Team.
August 11, 2009
The Lady Bisons volleyball team has completed two days of preseason practice. Coach Brandon Rosenthal likes what he is seeing so far.
August 03, 2009
School doesn't start until Aug. 24, but the Lady Bisons volleyball team will arrive on campus Thursday and hit the court running as they work to return to the Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship match for the third straight year and a berth in the NCAA Tournament after a one-year absence.
July 07, 2009
Former Lipscomb University All-Conference volleyball player Ann Mullins has been named coach at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Mullins had also served as a graduate assistant coach for the Lady Bisons.
May 29, 2009
PrepVolleyball.com has ranked Lipscomb's 2009 recruiting class as one deserving honorable mention. The rankings were made by a panel of college coaches from across the nation.
May 13, 2009
The Lipscomb volleyball coaches and players will hold their final free clinic of the school year Sunday at the Student Activity Center on the Lipscomb campus for players ages 6 through 13.
May 06, 2009
Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has never been shy about pitting his team against the best teams in the country. He has lined up tournaments at the University of Tennessee and Kansas to start the 2009 season.
April 23, 2009
The Lady Bisons volleyball clinic planned for Sunday, April 26, has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict with an AAU Tournament at Allen Arena this weekend.
April 15, 2009
Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal realized that his team needed more depth at outside hitter for the 2009 season. He has signed two high school stars, Amanda Rhein and Kory Honel. Rosenthal expects both of them to make early contributions to the team.
April 01, 2009
Spring usually means an emphasis on outdoor sports, but the Lady Bisons volleyball team has been keeping busy inside Allen Arena working on individual and team improvements in preparation for the fall 2009 schedule.
March 18, 2009
The Lady Bisons volleyball team will host a free clinic for ages 6-13 of all skill levels. The clinic is scheduled from 1-to-2 p.m. in Sunday, March 22, in the Student Activity Center on the Lipscomb University campus.
March 04, 2009
The Lipscomb volleyball team held a free Mini Clinic in February in Allen Arena after a basketball game with USC Upstate. Twenty-two children, ages from 6-13, were in attendance. They were taught the basic skills of passing and serving. The main focus on this clinic was to give back to the community while having fun and teaching the kids basic volleyball skills.
February 05, 2009
The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU) named Lipscomb sophomore Alex Kelly as an honorable mention member of its Stellar Spiker Team.
January 30, 2009
Meghan Hinemeyer, a defensive specialist/outside hitter for the past two seasons at Clemson University, started school at Lipscomb this spring and will be a junior for the Lady Bisons volleyball team in the fall. Two of her former teammates on the Mid-America club team, setter Jake Pease and middle blocker Alex Kelly, have both been standouts for the Lady Bisons for the past two seasons.
January 16, 2009
The Lipscomb University volleyball players and coaches will hold free mini-clinics on Feb. 15, Mar. 22, Apr. 26 and May 17 for ages 10 and under.
January 07, 2009
Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal has bolstered both his offense and defense for 2009 with the signing of two players, outside hitter Kaycee Green and libero/defensive specialist Cortney Crocker.
November 22, 2008
The Lady Bisons will wait a couple of weeks to talk about the lessons learned from Saturday's 3-0 loss to Belmont in the Atlantic Sun Championship match, but Lipscomb coach Brandon Rosenthal is proud of what his team accomplished this season.
November 22, 2008
The Lady Bisons and Belmont split during the regular season. The rubber match is for all of the marbles Saturday in the Atlantic Sun Championship. The winner advances to the NCAA Tournament.
November 21, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons advanced to the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship match for the second year in a row with a hard-fought 3-0 win over ETSU Friday night. The Lady Bisons, the defending Atlantic Sun Champions, will face arch-rival Belmont Saturday night at 5 at the University Center at Mercer University.
November 21, 2008
Dressed in their pink practice T-shirts, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons put the finishing touches on preparations for the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament with a spirited mid-day practice session at the University Center at Mercer. At 6:30 p.m. Friday the top-seeded Lady Bisons will face ETSU, the No. 5 seed, in the semifinals of the tournament.
November 20, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team worked hard to earn the No.1 in the 2008 Atlantic Sun Tournament. And while it is nice for the Lady Bisons, the defending A-Sun Champions, to not have to play a quarterfinal game, the No. 1 seed has seldom been a guarantee for success in the tournament.
November 18, 2008
They don't fight crime like Batman and Robin, but the dynamic duo of setter Stefine “Jake” Pease and middle blocker Alex Kelly, have done all they can this season to stop opponents of the Lady Bisons. The two sophomores were awarded for their efforts as First Team Atlantic Sun All-Conference selections. Kelly also was named A-Sun Player of the Year. Outside hitter Katie Rose was named to the A-Sun All-Freshman Team.
November 18, 2008
MACON, Ga. - A year after breaking through with their first conference title, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons stampeded to the top seed in this week's Atlantic Sun Championship. Sophomore Alex Kelly led the Lipscomb charge with three Player of the Week honors, and capped off the regular season as the Atlantic Sun Player of the Year the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
November 15, 2008
Senior libero Jessica Turner was honored and then led the Lady Bisons in digs with 17 as they swept Mercer 3-0 to close out the regular season Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena for their 20th win of the season.
November 14, 2008
A victorious season for the Lady Bisons continued on Friday in Allen Arena. In a quick three sets, the Lady Bisons defeated the Kennesaw State Owls, increasing their ranking to 19-10 overall, and 16-3 in the Atlantic Sun. The three set scores were 25-11, 25-23, and 25-16.
November 14, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb and Mercer will face off Saturday afternoon inside Lipscomb's Allen Arena in the Atlantic Sun Match of the Week. This will mark the second meeting this season between the two schools; the Lady Bisons dropped Mercer in four sets back on Oct. 10. Saturday's match can be viewed on ASun.TV.
November 11, 2008
Lipscomb sophomore Alex Kelly has been selected as the Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com) National Player of the Week for Nov. 3 through Nov. 9. A 6-1 middle blocker from Kansas City, Mo., Kelly led the Lady Bisons to a pair of Atlantic Sun victories with a phenomenal offensive outburst.
November 08, 2008
The Lady Bisons closed out their last road trip of the regular season on a winning note with a 3-0 sweep of ETSU in an Atlantic Sun volleyball match Saturday afternoon at Brooks Gym in Johnson City. The Lady Bisons won set one 25-21, set two 25-17 and set three 25-11. It was the 18th regular season win for the Lady Bisons, beating the old mark of 17 set last season.
November 07, 2008
The on the court connection between setter Jake Pease and middle blocker Alex Kelly began long before the two ever played for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons. That connection has paid dividends for the sophomores in college. Saturday night in a 3-1 Atlantic Sun road win over USC Upstate in Spartanburg, S.C.
November 01, 2008
The Lady Bisons got back on the winning track with a 3-0 match win Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena against Campbell. It was the second time this season they had beaten Campbell in three straight sets and the eighth time this season they have won a match by a 3-0 score. Bouncing back from a 3-2 loss at Belmont Tuesday night the Lady Bisons won set one 25-11, set two 25-15 and set three 28-26.
October 28, 2008
It was a valiant comeback, but in the end the Lady Bisons fell short of a victory Tuesday night in the volleyball version of the “Battle of the Boulevard". The Lady Bisons spotted Belmont the first two sets and then came back to win three and four to tie the match before losing set five.
October 28, 2008
For the second time this season Lipscomb sophomore middle blocker Alex Kelly has been named a top performer by the Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com). Kelly was honored for her play during the week of Oct. 20-26.
October 25, 2008
Middle blocker Amy Trykowski put together strong back-to-back performances over the weekend helping the Lady Bisons sweep UNF 3-0 Saturday afternoon and Jacksonville 3-1 Friday night.
October 24, 2008
The Lady Bisons needed a total team effort to beat Jacksonville 3-1 Friday night in a gritty A-Sun match at Allen Arena.
October 19, 2008
The regular season Atlantic Sun Conference championship is going to be a little harder for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons to obtain after a 3-1 match loss Sundey afternoon to Florida Gulf Coast. The Lady Bisons lost sets one and two by the score of 25-16. The Lady Bisons bounced back to win set three 25-22, but lost set four 25-23.
October 18, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons started the second half of the Atlantic Sun round robin with a victory, their 10th of the season. Saturday aftenoon they swept Stetson 25-18, 25-14 and 25-13 in Deland, Fla.
October 17, 2008
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb and FGCU will face off at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon inside FGCU's Alico Arena in the Atlantic Sun Match of the Week. The co-leaders met two weeks ago in Nashville, Tenn., with the Eagles earning a five-set victory.
October 16, 2008
In football the quarterback is highly visible, often getting too much credit when the team wins and too much blame when the team loses. Setter Stefine “Jake” Pease is in her second year as the setter for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team. As the quarterback of the Lady Bisons much of what she does goes unnoticed by the average fan.
October 14, 2008
It wasn't whether the Lipscomb Lady Bisons won or lost against Tennessee State University, but how they played the match. In the first set Tuesday night the Lady Bisons set the tone and won 25-19. In set two once the game reached the 20s the Lady Bisons started losing their way falling 25-21. In set three the Lady Bisons fell 25-18. They rebounded for a 28-26 win in set four and then dropped set five 15-11.
October 13, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Defending Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball champion Lipscomb sits atop the A-Sun standings and Alex Kelly's play is a large reason why. The sophomore continued her smashing play over the weekend in a pair of victories that kept the Lady Bisons tied for first against A-Sun competition. On Monday the league office rewarded Kelly with her third Player of the Week honor.
October 11, 2008
The road doesn't get any easier for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons. While their last two matches have been close, they have won them both. Saturday the Lady Bisons spotted Kennessaw State a 25-23 win in set one and then won the next three sets 25-23, 25-23 and 25-21 in Atlantic Sun action.
October 10, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons returned to the scene of their 2007 Atlantic Sun Championship Tournament title and came away with a 3-1 match win over Mercer at the University Center. Alex Kelly and Erin Pierce each finished with double-doubles in kills and digs.
October 07, 2008
The Lady Bisons played one of their closest matches of the season, but prevailed 3-2 Tuesday night at Allen Arena in a gritty confrontation with Tennessee-Martin from the Ohio Valley Conference.
October 04, 2008
The Lady Bisons ended their school-record A-Sun winning streak at seven matches and their overall win streak at eight with a 3-2 match loss to Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
October 03, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons moved into sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun with a 3-0 match win over Stetson Friday night at Allen Arena. It was the seventh straight conference win for the Lady Bisons, a new school record. It was also their eight straight win overall, tying a school record set last season.
October 03, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb and FGCU will face off on Saturday evening inside Lipscomb's Allen Arena in the Atlantic Sun Match of the Week. The Lady Bisons handed the Eagles their only conference loss in 2007, a 3-2 thriller also at Allen Arena.
October 02, 2008
Every weekend has been a big one so far for the Lady Bisons volleyball team. This one is no different, but for one exception. The Lady Bisons are back at home at Allen Arena Friday night at 7 to face Stetson (0-6, 2-11) and Saturday at 5 to play Florida Gulf Coast (6-0, 7-5). The Lady Bisons (6-0, 8-6) have played their last four matches on the road.
September 29, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Defending Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball champion Lipscomb is off to the best conference start in school history in 2008 and Alex Kelly's play is a large reason why. The sophomore continued her stellar play over the weekend in a pair of nail-biting victories that kept the Lady Bisons unbeaten against A-Sun competition.
September 27, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons tied their school-record Atlantic Sun regular season conference winning streak at six matches with a 3-2 win at Jacksonville Saturday evening at Swisher Gym in Jacksonville, Fla. The match was selected as the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week and it lived up to that billing. The two teams had not met since the finals of the A-Sun Tournament, a 3-0 win for the Lady Bisons.
September 26, 2008
One streak was stopped, but one remains alive. The Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team ended its string of perfect set scores in Atlantic Sun Conference games at 12, but more importantly they fought back from a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 decision Friday night at North Florida in Jacksonville. The win was their fifth straight in the A-Sun and their sixth straight overall.
September 26, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb and Jacksonville will face off on Saturday afternoon inside Jacksonville's Swisher Gymnasium in the Atlantic Sun Match of the Week. The Lady Bisons swept past the Dolphins in the 2007 A-Sun Championship to claim their first conference title. Saturday afternoon's meeting will be broadcast on A-Sun.TV.
September 26, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are in Florida this weekend, but it isn't going to be a vacation. When they boarded an airplane for Jacksonville Friday evening they carried a five-game winning streak (four in a row in Atlantic Sun games) and a perfect 12-0 record in A-Sun sets in four matches. Friday they will challenge North Florida at 6 and Saturday they face Jacksonville at 4.
September 22, 2008
Lipscomb sophomore Alex Kelly powered the Lady Bisons to two victories last week, running their win streak to five consecutive matches, including four straight to open conference play. One of the top offensive threats in the league in 2008, she was rewarded with her first career Player of the Week honor the conference office announced Monday.
September 19, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are undefeated in Atlantic Sun volleyball matches. With a 3-0 sweep of Campbell Friday night in Buies Creek, N.C., the Lady Bisons won their fourth A-Sun match and remain unbeaten in sets with 12 straight wins. Overall the Lady Bisons, 6-6, 4-0 in the A-Sun, have won five straight matches.
September 16, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons ended their consecutive set wins streak at 11, but still came away with a 3-2 match win over Evansville Tuesday night in Evansville, Ind. It was the fourth straight match win for the Lady Bisons. After winning set one 25-21 and set two 25-19 the Lady Bisons lost set three 25-19 and set four 25-18. The Lady Bisons held off a late charge by Evansville in set five to prevail 3-2.
September 13, 2008
Maybe a broom should replace the Bison as the symbol for the Lady Bisons volleyball team. Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena the Lady Bisons beat USC Upstate 3-0, the third straight time they have swept an Atlantic Sun team this week. The Lady Bisons won set one 25-17, set two 25-15 and set three 25-23.
September 12, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept ETSU 3-0 Friday night in Atlantic Sun Conference volleyball action at Allen Arena. It was the second A-Sun match win in a row for the Lady Bisons who also swept Belmont 3-0 Tuesday night. Saturday afternoon at 3 the Lady Bisons continue their homestand at Allen Arena when A-Sun foe USC-Upstate visits.
September 09, 2008
Lipscomb and Belmont each received four votes to be the conference tournament champion. But Tuesday night in the A-Sun Game of the Week, the Lady Bisons dispatched the Bruins in three sets. Alex Kelly led the Lady Bisons with 18 kills and Erin Pierce tallied 9 kills for a .615 kill percentage. Lipscomb is back in action Friday night in Allen Arena at 7:00 p.m. against ETSU.
September 08, 2008
Belmont and Lipscomb, the last two teams to win the Atlantic Sun Volleyball Championship, will highlight the opening week of A-Sun play as they renew the Battle of the Boulevard Tuesday night inside Lipscomb's Allen Arena. The “70s Night” action starts at 7:00 p.m. and students and fans are urged to dress in their best fashions of the era.
September 06, 2008
The Blue Raider Bash wasn't much of a party for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons volleyball team. Saturday afternoon at Alumni Memorial Gym in Murfreesboro they closed out the tournament with a 3-0 loss to Florida International, unbeaten this season in six matches and considered to be one of the up-and-coming teams in the country.
September 05, 2008
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons faced their first nationally-ranked team of the season in a 3-0 loss in the first game of the Blue Raider Bash at host Middle Tennessee State University. The Lady Bisons lost 25-19 in set one, 25-16 in set two and 25-21 in set three Friday afternoon at Alumni Memorial Gym in Murfreesboro.
September 05, 2008
The Lady Bisons lost their second match of the Blue Raider Bash to Loyola-Marymount with set scores of 19-25, 20-25, 25-23, and 19-25. The Lady Bisons will get one more chance at a win in the tournament Saturday at noon when they face off against Florida International on the campus of MTSU.
September 04, 2008
Lipscomb volleyball coach Brandon Rosenthal always likes his Lady Bisons to face tough competition. And this around he didn't have to go very far to find it. Friday at noon at Alumni Memorial Gym, the Lady Bisons (1-3) will play host Middle Tennessee State (3-0) from the Sunbelt Conference in Murfreesboro. It is the first of three matches in the Blue Raider Bash. MTSU is rated No. 15 nationally in the AVCA poll.
September 02, 2008
Lipscomb's Lady Bisons won their first match of the season, defeating Austin Peay State 3-1 Tuesday night at the Dunn Center in Clarksville. The Lady Bisons also ended Austin Peay's win streak at four matches. The Lady Bisons raised their record to 1-3.
August 30, 2008
The Lady Bisons volleyball team left Morehead State with a lot of lessons learned, but no match wins. Saturday afternoon the Lady Bisons lost 3-1 to Morehead State, host of the Comfort Inn and Suites Classic, at Wetherby Gym in Morehead, Ky. Sophomore middle blocker Alex Kelly was named to the All-Tournament Team.
August 29, 2008
The Lady Bisons fell 3-2 to Western Illinois Friday afternoon to open the 2008 regular season at the Comfort Inn and Suites Tournament at Morehead State in Morehead, Ky. The Lady Bisons lost the first set 25-21 and fell 25-19 in the second set before rallying to win set three 25-11 and set four 25-16. They lost 15-11 in the fifth set.
August 29, 2008
The Lady Bisons took the opposition to the limit, but fell short for the second time Friday in the Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational at Morehead State in Morehead, Ky. After losing 3-2 in the first match of the season to Western Illinois, the Lady Bisons fell 3-2 to Indiana State in match two at Wetherby Gym.
August 29, 2008
The outcomes of the first matches of the season were not what the Lady Bisons volleyball team wanted, but tomorrow is another day. The Lady Bisons will be out to bounce back Saturday at 2 p.m. when they face Morehead State the host of the Comfort Inn and Suites Classic in Morehead, Ky.
August 27, 2008
There is always an element of uncertainty whenever a team opens its regular season, but the Lady Bisons volleyball team heads into this weekend's Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational with limited knowledge of their opponents. The tournament, hosted by Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky., also features Western Illinois and Indiana State. The Lady Bisons play Western Illinois at 1 p.m. Friday at the Weatherby Gym. They play Indiana State later in the day at 4:30.
August 14, 2008
The Lady Bisons were picked 2nd in the Atlantic Sun preseason poll, the conference office announced Thursday. Sophomore setter Jake Pease was named to the All-Conference team. The Lady Bisons open their season August 29th versus Indiana State in Morehead, Ky.
August 12, 2008
The Lady Bisons volleyball team took its first official steps towards returning to the NCAA Tournament with practices Saturday and Sunday and three-a-day session Monday. The Lady Bisons open their season on the road August 29 against Indiana State in Morehead, Ky.
June 09, 2008
Lipscomb coach Brandon Rosenthal has announced the addition of Elly Kaiser, a defensive specialist who has decided to transfer from Illinois State University.
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