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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.
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