Dotson reflects on time in Haiti

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.


Eye-opening moments continue for Dotson on Haiti mission trip

Volleyball junior Caitlin Dotson continues her journal entries from her mission team's experiences in Haiti.


Dotson reflects on her first few days in Haiti

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.


Quartet of Lady Bisons head to Haiti for mission trip

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


Lady Bisons wrap up spring of growth

The volleyball team spent the last few weeks prepping to defend their back-to-back Atlantic Sun Conference championships.


Rosenthal inks Reed for 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.


Last season's freshmen working on becoming veterans

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.


Lady Bison honored by Tennessee State Senate

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.


Rosenthal tabs veteran Wismer to join volleyball staff

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.


Rosenthal looking for right fit for volleyball

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.


Sullivan heads west to start new chapter in life

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.


Volleyball comes up just short in defensive battle with A&M

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.


Lipscomb set to take on Texas A&M in NCAA opener

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.


The OchoCincos gel to make 2011 memorable

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".


Dobson and Ford make immediate impact for Lady Bisons

Finding freshmen with talent is difficult enough. Finding two that can make an immediate impact on your team is bordering on the impossible.


Volleyball draws Texas A&M in NCAA Tournament

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.


Volleyball wraps up regular season with loss at Xavier

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


Volleyball to wrap up regular season at Xavier

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.


Volleyball to host NCAA selection show party on Sunday

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.


Fay leading Lady Bisons in return to court

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.


Volleyball rolls to sweep of Belmont to earn A-Sun championship

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.


Lady Bisons advance to fifth straight A-Sun championship game

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.


Puzzle pieces come together for Rosenthal in 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.


Rose named A-Sun co-Player of the Year, four others honored

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.


Volleyball Three-Peats as A-Sun Regular Season Champs

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.


Lady Bisons come up short on road against ETSU

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.


Lady Bisons set for final A-Sun road trip

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.


Volleyball signs pair for 2012

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.


Senior Night leads to sweep for Lady Bisons

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).


Volleyball set to host Senior Night against Kennesaw State

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.


Volleyball falls to TSU in stunner

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.


Volleyball heads across town to battle TSU

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.


Baseball and Volleyball host annual Trunk or Treat

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.


Lady Bisons fall in battle to Belmont

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.


Lady Bisons head to Belmont for A-Sun Battle

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.


Rose garners third A-Sun Player of the Week honor of season

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.


Gutsy performance leads Lipscomb past FGCU

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.


Lady Bisons flatten Hatters to remain unbeaten in A-Sun play

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.


Big weekend for Volleyball with Dig Pink, Stetson and FGCU

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.


Lady Bisons pull off upset of Louisville

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.


Volleyball to host Big East power Louisville

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.


Volleyball makes it 11 straight with sweep of North Florida

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.


Lady Bisons cruise past Jacksonville in three sets

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.


Volleyball heads to Florida for A-Sun road action

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.


Lady Bisons tame Belmont in five sets

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.


Volleyball to host Belmont for Black Out

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.


Rose earns second A-Sun Player of the Week honors

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.


Lady Bisons sink Bucs to improve to 4-0 in A-Sun

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.


Lady Bisons cruise past Upstate in home sweep

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.


Volleyball set to host first A-Sun foes of 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.


Lady Bisons regroup to sink Purple Aces

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.


Lady Bisons step out of conference to take on Evansville

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.


Lady Bisons post big rallies to sweep Kennesaw State

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).


Lady Bisons open A-Sun play with 3-0 sweep at Mercer

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.


Volleyball heads to Peach State to open A-Sun title defense

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.


Lady Bisons cruise past Austin Peay in sweep

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.


Lady Bisons to host Austin Peay in midweek tilt

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.


Rose powers Lady Bisons past Portland

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.


Green and Ford lead Lady Bisons past Valparaiso

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.


Lady Bisons fall to Fighting Irish in Golden Dome Invite

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.


Lady Bisons trek to Notre Dame for Golden Dome Invitational

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.


A Rose is a Rose

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.


Second 'Mommy, Daddy, and Me' clinic Wednesday evening

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.


Western Kentucky too tough to tame for Lady Bisons

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.


Solid weekend earns Rose A-Sun Player of the Week honors

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.


Lady Bisons set to host Western Kentucky in midweek tilt

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.


Red Wolves outlast Lady Bisons in Lipscomb Invitational finale

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.


Lady Bisons down Niners to improve to 2-0 in tourney action

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.


Lady Bisons open Lipscomb Invitational with win over TTU

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.


Lady Bisons set to host inaugural Lipscomb Invitational

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


Video: Rosenthal recaps opening weekend of action

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.


Rosenthal's Chalk Talk to debut Friday night

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.


Lady Bisons go five but fall late to Central Arkansas

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.


Lady Bisons fall to host Houston in tournament action

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.


Volleyball drops hard-fought contest to Xavier in season opener

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.


Lady Bisons open 2011 campaign at Houston tourney

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.


First "Mommy, Daddy and Me" Clinic a Huge Success

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.


Video: Rosenthal talks about preseason preparation

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.


Volleyball set to host 'Mommy, Daddy and Me' kids clincs

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.


Lady Bisons open fall camp to prepare for 2011 campaign

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.


Former All-America Pease joins volleyball staff

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.


Lady Bisons top A-Sun poll/Rose earns preseason A-Sun honors

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.


AVCA honors Lady Bisons with team academic award

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.


Atlantic Sun Summer Sessions: Volleyball Edition

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.


A first for Rose: playing the same position for two years

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.