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LOCAL women in sports making NATIONAL headlines
Lily Williams thought she was done with sports when she graduated. Five years later, she's racing in the Olympics.
Lipscomb Volleyball Earns Eight-Straight AVCA Team Academic Award Women's Volleyball
Belmont University Volleyball earned the 2020-21 United States Marine Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association (USMC/AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2020-21 season, the organization announced this week
Former Tennessee State Women's Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics Teresa Phillips, UT Martin Director of Athletics Phil Dane and former Murray State women's tennis coach Connie Keasling have been elected into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame
Blue Raider Great Avery George named Assistant Coach
One of the best to ever come through Middle Tennessee Women's Golf is now back in the program, as Head Coach Chris Adams announced Avery George as her new Assistant Coach on Friday.
MTSU’s Burks Collects Third Consecutive All-Conference Honor
Blue Raider senior Sophie Burks has collected All-Conference USA honors for the third consecutive year as she was named to the league's Third Team on Wednesday.
Blue Raider Volleyball Earns Fourth Consecutive AVCA Team Academic Award
The Middle Tennessee women's volleyball team is one of 1,275 collegiate and high school teams nationally that have earned the United State Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2020-21 season. The honor is awarded to teams that maintain a grade-point-average of 3.30 or better for the entire academic year.
Govs Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Teams Earn AVCA Academic Honors
For the second consecutive year, both Austin Peay State University's volleyball and beach volleyball programs earned recognition on the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award list
Austin Peay’s Valerie Brown Inks Extension through 2023 Season
Austin Peay State University head track and field and cross country coach Valerie Brown will remain as the program's leader through at least the 2023 season after inking an extension, Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced Wednesday.
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