The Lady Vols narrowly missed an NCAA tournament bid, ending their 2020-21 season with a final record of 12-9. Tennessee finished fifth in the SEC and fell on the wrong end of the NCAA’s decision to cut the field from 64 to 48 teams for this unprecedented season.
The 2020-21 volleyball season was far from average compared to years past. For the first time in NCAA history, division one volleyball had to hold matches during the spring semester in effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
The Tennessee volleyball team ended the season on a high note, narrowly defeating LSU in five sets (26-28, 25-23, 25-16, 18-25, 15-11). The Lady Vols are red-hot to end the season, winning six of their last eight to finish at 12-8 on the year, fifth place in the SEC.
The Lady Vols bested LSU in four sets to take game one of the final home series of the season, 3-1 (22-25, 25-18, 25-23, 26-24). With this win, the Lady Vols snap the Tigers’ four game win streak and improve to 11-8 on the year, keeping their NCAA tournament hopes alive.
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It has been an up-and-down year for the Tennessee volleyball team. The Lady Vols have seen postponements, triumphant victories and heartbreaking losses in what will go down as the first, and possibly only spring season in women’s college volleyball history.
Tennessee volleyball bounced back from Friday’s loss to Alabama in a big way, overpowering the Crimson Tide to take a 3-1 set victory, 25-18, 23-25, 25-18, 25-20. With this win, the Lady Vols pick up their 10th victory of the season, improving to 10-8.
The Tennessee volleyball team dropped its second game in a row Friday night, this time falling to Alabama in four sets (25-16, 23-25, 21-25, 15-25), 1-3. The Lady Vols are trending in the wrong direction as the season comes to a close, and now sit at 9-8 on the year.
The Lady Vols are set for their final road series of the spring season against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Friday. Tennessee is looking to improve to 10-7 on the year and end the season on a high note after an unusual 2020-21 season.
The Tennessee volleyball team fell in four sets to Arkansas (12-8) Sunday, 21-25, 22-25, 25-17, 17-25. The Lady Vols split the weekend series with the Razorbacks and now sit at 9-7 on the season with just four matches to go before the end of spring play.
Tennessee volleyball continued its hot streak against Arkansas (11-8) Saturday, winning the match 3-1 in four sets, 18-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-21. With this victory, the Lady Vols capture their third win in a row and improve to 9-6 on the season.
Tennessee volleyball is set to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in what will be its first away match since late November of last year. The Lady Vols (8-6) look to extend a two game winning streak as they carry their momentum from last week’s victories into Fayetteville.
The Lady Vols volleyball team took down Mississippi State in three sets (25-19, 25-19, 25-21) at Thompson-Boling arena on Saturday. With this win, the Lady Vols improve to 8-6 on the season.
Tennessee volleyball beat Mississippi State 3-1 in four sets (25-17, 22-25, 25-22, 25-14) to improve to 7-6 on the year. With this win, the Lady Vols snap a two game losing streak and pick up their first win since mid-February.
Tennessee volleyball (6-6) is looking to get back in the win column this week against Mississippi State. Both teams are looking for their first match wins since early February.
Tennessee volleyball dropped its second match to the No. 8 Florida Friday in three sets, 25-21, 29-27, 25-16. The Lady Vols now sit at 6-6 after suffering their second series sweep of the year.
Tennessee volleyball suffered its first loss of the spring season at the hands of No. 8 Florida, 3-0, Thursday. The Gators took all three sets by scores of 25-20, 25-18, and 25-21 to complete their ninth set sweep of the season.
The Tennessee Volleyball team is back in action Thursday as it hosts the No. 8 Florida Gators in the Lady Vols’ second series of the spring season. Tennessee and Florida are both coming off postponed matches due to winter weather that affected much of the southeast last week.
Tennessee Volleyball announced Friday the postponement of its weekend series against Ole Miss. The matches were previously twice rescheduled due to inclement winter weather in Oxford and much of the southern states.
The Tennessee volleyball team announced Thursday that its weekend series against Ole Miss has been rescheduled for the second time this week, in response to the winter conditions affecting a majority of southern states.
The Tennessee women’s volleyball team completed the weekend series sweep against No. 16 Missouri Saturday night with a three-set win (25-22, 25-17, 25-22). The Lady Vols improved to 6-4 (6-4 SEC) on the year, while the Tigers dropped to 8-4 (8-4 SEC).
The Tennessee Lady Vols volleyball team took down the No. 16 Missouri Tigers (8-3) in five sets (27-25, 25-27, 18-25, 26-24, 15-11) in the spring season opener Friday to improve to 5-4 on the year.
Just three days after announcing the termination of head coach Jeremy Pruitt and the retirement of director of athletics Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee has named Fulmer’s successor, University of Central Florida athletic director Danny White.
The Tennessee volleyball team defeated Auburn in three sets (25-20, 25-12, 25-14) on Thursday night at Auburn Arena. The Lady Vols improve to 4-4 on the season with a 4-4 SEC record, while Auburn ends the fall winless.
The Tennessee volleyball team will travel to Auburn to play the Tigers in Auburn Arena on Wednesday and Thursday. The Lady Vols will look to improve to 4-4 after the weekday series, while the Tigers hope to notch their first mark in the win column as they currently sit 0-6 on the season.
Madison Coulter was honored by the University of Tennessee as the volleyball team celebrated senior night against No. 15 South Carolina on Nov. 7.
The University of Tennessee volleyball team fell to No. 15 South Carolina on Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols fall to 2-4 on the season, while the Gamecocks improve to 4-2.
After a close loss to Georgia last week, the Lady Vols (2-3, 2-3) bounced back to upset the #15 South Carolina Gamecocks (3-2, 3-2) in four sets (25-7, 20-25, 25-20, 25-20).
The University of Tennessee volleyball team was defeated by Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night. The Bulldogs (2-2, 2-2 SEC) defeated the Lady Vols (1-3, 1-3 SEC) in five sets (23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 15-25, 15-13).
Night two against the Georgia Bulldogs (2-2) did not go as planned for the Lady Vols (1-3). With a starting seven of Natalie Hayward, Rocky Perinar, Madison Bryant, Lily Felts, Ava Bell, Danielle Mahaffey and Madison Coulter, Tennessee managed to claim the first set but couldn’t hold on to t…
The University of Tennessee volleyball team won its first game of the season, against Georgia. The two schools played at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night, where the Lady Vols defeated the Bulldogs, 3-1 (25-16, 25-19, 24-26, 25-15).
After coming off a tough opening weekend against SEC rival, Kentucky, the Tennessee (1-2) volleyball team started things off right in its home opener against Georgia (1-2). With a starting seven consisting of Natalie Hayward, Rocky Perinar, Madison Bryant, Lily Felts, Ava Bell, Danielle Maha…
The University of Tennessee volleyball team welcomes Georgia to Thompson-Boling Arena this Wednesday and Thursday. The Lady Vols (0-2, 0-2 SEC) look to capture their first win of the season, while Georgia (1-1, 1-1 SEC) will be gunning to create a winning streak.
The Tennessee Lady Vol volleyball team was swept by SEC rival Kentucky Wildcats (15-25, 16-25, 15-25) at Memorial Coliseum on Friday night. The No. 3 team in the nation now stands at 1-0, while Tennessee falls to 0-1.
On Friday the Tennessee volleyball team will kick off its season in Lexington, Kentucky to take on third-ranked Kentucky. After months of uncertainty and a further delayed season, Tennessee is anxious to get back on the court.
The University of Tennessee Volleyball team has announced its plans for seating during the 2020 season. The current plan is to align with social-distancing guidelines and the hope is that the new seating format is for just this season at Thompson-Boling Arena.
With school back in session and fall sports just around the corner after a longer than expected break, the Tennessee Lady Vols volleyball team is excited and more than ready for this upcoming season.
The NCAA Division I council voted Wednesday to allow partial scholarship sports, like baseball, volleyball and tennis, to provide need-based and merit-based awards and scholarships for student athletes.
The Southeastern Conference's two and a half month sports hiatus due to COVID-19 is set to end soon with universities being allowed to bring student athletes back on campus Jun. 8.
The 2019 volleyball season proved to be a difficult one for the Lady Vols. In coach Eve Rackham’s second year, Tennessee went 15-13 with a 9-9 SEC record, which resulted in missing the SEC Tournament.