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Volleyball - Tue, Nov. 11, 2008
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JACKSON, Tenn. - The 2008 TranSouth Conference Volleyball Tournament will be played at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. on Nov. 10-11. The two-day event will take place in Fred DeLay Gymnasium and the auxiliary gym, both located on the Union campus. The first day will feature 10 matches, five on each court with the first matches scheduled for 9:00 am.  
 
Over the past five seasons, four different teams have captured the conference title. Last season's champion, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) University will look to defend their title.

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 FINAL REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS:


#
Team
Conference
Overall Record
1.
Freed-Hardeman
 14-0  31-3
2.
Union (Tenn.)  10-4  23-7
3.
Trevecca Nazarene  9-5  18-9
4.
 Lyon  8-6  17-10
5.
 Bethel (Tenn.)  7-7  14-12
6.
 Cumberland (Tenn.)  6-8  19-16
7.
Martin Methodist
 2-12  2-27
8.
Mid-Continent
 0-14  0-24
 

SCHEDULE & RESULTS:


Day One - Monday, November 10                                                                                              
Match 1 - 9:00 AM: #1 Freed-Hardeman  def. #8 Mid-Continent 3-0 (25-9, 25-12, 25-9)
     box   |   gamefile       
Match 2 - 9:00 AM: #4 Lyon def. #5 Bethel 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-18, 25-14)  
     box   |   gamefile
Match 3 - 11:30 AM: #6 Cumberland def. #3 Trevecca Nazarene 3-2 (25-23, 11-25, 25-21, 15-25, 15-3)
     box   |   gamefile
Match 4 - 11:30 AM: #2 Union def. #7 Martin Methodist 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-17)      
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Match 5 - 2:00 PM: #5 Bethel def. #8 Mid-Continent 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-20)                 
     box   |   gamefile     Mid-Continent Eliminated
Match 6 - 4:30 PM: #3 Trevecca Nazarene def. #7 Martin Methodist 3-1 (22-25, 25-21, 25-9, 25-15)                
     box   |   gamefile     Martin Methodist Eliminated
Match 7 - 2:00 PM: #4 Lyon def. #1 Freed-Hardeman 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 17-25, 25-16, 15-6)
     box   |   gamefile
Match 8 - 4:30 PM: #2 Union def. #6 Cumberland 3-1 (25-17, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18)                 
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Awards ceremony following the completion of the last 4:30 pm game.  It will be held in the Main Gym.
                                                                                                 
Match 9 - 7:00 PM:  #6 Cumberland def. #5 Bethel 3-1 (25-11, 25-23, 21-25, 25-13)
     box   |   gamefile     Bethel Eliminated
Match 10 - 7:00 PM:  #3 Trevecca Nazarene def. #1 Freed-Hardeman 3-1 (26-24, 14-25, 25-21, 25-23)            
     box   |   gamefile     Freed-Hardeman Eliminated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Day Two - Tuesday, November 11                                                                                             
Match 11 - 9:00 AM:  #3 Trevecca Nazarene def. #6 Cumberland 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 29-27)               
     box   |   gamefile     Cumberland Eliminated
Match 12 - 11:30 AM:  #2 Union def. #4 Lyon 3-1 (25-27, 25-16, 25-21, 25-16)               
     box   |   gamefile
Match 13 - 2:00 PM:  #3 Trevecca Nazarene def. #4 Lyon 3-2 (20-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-10)
     box   |   gamefile     Lyon Elimnated
 
 
Championships Match(s)
Match 14 - 5:00 PM:  #2 Union def. #3 Trevecca Nazarene 3-2 (25-14, 18-25, 25-23, 16-25, 16-14)
     box   |   gamefile     Trevecca Nazarene Eliminated
 
Union University wins TranSouth Tournament Title.  (photo)
Union earns automatic bid to NAIA National Tournament.
 

TRANSOUTH ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

CJ Neathamer, Union University (Most Valuable Player)
Katie Adams, Union University
Heather Lieberman, Union University
Kelly Huff, Trevecca Nazarene University
Kimi Coffey, Trevecca Nazarene University
Katie Beineke, Lyon College
Katie Ball, Cumberland University

TRANSOUTH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

Year
Season Champion
Tournament Champion
1996
 Lee University
 Lee University
1997
 Lee University
 Lee University
1998
 Lee University
 Lee University
1999
 Union University
 Union University
2000
 Union University
 Lee University
2001
 Lee University
 Lee University
2002
 Lee University
 Lee University
2003
 Lee University
 Lee University
2004
 Union University
 Union University
2005
 Martin Methodist
 Martin Methodist
2006
 Martin Methodist
 Martin Methodist
2007
 Freed-Hardeman
 Freed-Hardeman
2008
Freed-Hardeman
Union University

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2008 TRANSOUTH VOLLEYBALL POSTSEASON HONORS (Printable Format)

Player of the Year:  Crissandra Perez, Freed-Hardeman University
Freshman of the Year:  Fernanda Alves, Freed-Hardeman University
Newcomer of the Year:  Ashton O'Halloran, Trevecca Nazarene University
Coach of the Year:  Todd Humphry, Freed-Hardeman University
Regular Season Champions:  Freed-Hardeman University (Photo)
 
First Team All-Conference (Photo)
Crissandra Perez, Freed-Hardeman University
Fernanda Alves, Freed-Hardeman University
Amanda Hutchison Coyle, Union University
Katie Beineke, Lyon College
Jessica Vieira, Bethel College
Kelly Huff, Trevecca Nazarene University
Sydney Rice, Freed-Hardeman University
Katie Ball, Cumberland University
Karim Raymond, Freed-Hardeman University
Emilie Ogan, Union University
Kaley Ward, Trevecca Nazarene University
CJ Neathamer, Union University
 
Second Team All-Conference (Photo)
Martha Ray, Freed-Hardeman University
Ashton O'Halloran, Trevecca Nazarene University
Katie Adams, Union University
Anna Sims, Union University
Meghann LaBorn, Lyon College
Ashley Young, Union University
Abbey Masters, Bethel College
Claire Pennington, Freed-Hardeman University
Lauren Castleberry, Lyon College
 
Honorable Mentioned All-Conference (Photo)
Kimi Coffey, Trevecca Nazarene University
Michele Cunha, Bethel College
Ann-Kathrin Kuehhorn, Martin Methodist College
Joni Simpson, Cumberland University
Taylor Denny, Cumberland University
Lisa Sellers, Bethel College
Tracy Smallwood, Cumberland University
Julie Arnold, Lyon College
Ann Sullivan, Lyon College
Lauren Ruffner, Martin Methodist College
Brittany Butler, Mid-Continent University
Megan Bus, Mid-Continent University

2008 TRANSOUTH VOLLEYBALL SCHOLAR ATHLETES

TranSouth Scholar Athletes are varsity players that are sophomores, juniors, and seniors with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
 
Bethel College
Michelle Pittman  
Jessica Vieira, Sophomore  
Stephanie Owen, Sophomore
Michele Cunha, Junior     

Cumberland University
Taylor Denny, Sophomore  
Samantha Bellar, Sophomore  
Lauren Carter, Sophomore  
Tracy Smallwood, Junior  
Laurel Conrey, Senior  
Kailen Harris, Senior   

Freed-Hardeman University
Claire Pennington, Sophomore  
Emily Hicks, Junior   
Karim Raymond, Junior

Lyon College
Meghann LaBorn, Sophomore  
Katie Beineke, Junior  
Lauren Castleberry, Junior  
Julie Arnold, Junior   
Ann Sullivan, Senior

Martin Methodist College
Lacy Neuenschwander, Junior  

Mid-Continent University
Brittany Butler, Senior  

Trevecca Nazarene University
Jessica Wellette, Sophomore
Brooke Cannon, Sophomore  
Kimberly Coffey, Junior  
Jessica Hood, Junior  
Rachel Spotten, Junior  
Kaley Ward, Junior   
Kelly Huff, Senior   

Union University
Heather Lieberman, Sophomore
Amanda Hutchison Coyle, Senior
Lindsey Wallach, Senior