PREVIEW: Cougars Head to Scenic City Showdown

Scenic City Showdown

Complete Game Notes
Live Stats
Series Record vs. Chattanooga
Series Record vs. Georgia State


Friday, Sept. 8 (CT)
Georgia State vs. Jackson State, 2 p.m.
Chattanooga vs. SIUE, 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9 (CT)
SIUE vs. Georgia State, 9 a.m.
Chattanooga vs. Jackson State, 11:30 a.m.
Jackson State vs. SIUE, 3:30 p.m.
Chattanooga vs. Georgia State, 6 p.m.

FAST START: SIUE is off to its best start of the Division I era with a 5-1 record after winning two of three at its own tournament last weekend. The Cougars are coming off a three-set sweep of UMKC.
ALL-TOURNAMENT: Emily Harrison was named to her second straight All-Tournament team last weekend. She is second among starters with a .314 hitting percentage.
2016 POSTSEASON PLAY: SIUE advanced to the championship match of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament last season to Murray State, falling in five sets.
CONFERENCE PICK: SIUE was picked to finish third in league's preseason poll. The Cougars received two first-place votes.
PRESEASON All-OVC: Taylor Joens and Jackie Scott were named preseason all-OVC by a vote of the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
SECOND SET: SIUE is 5-0 this season when winning the second set.
BALANCED ATTACK: SIUE has four players averaging two or more kills per set: Joens (2.68), Harrison (2.45), Ashley Witt (2.32) and Scott (2.14).
SCOUTING CHATTANOOGA: Ally Ford leads the Mocs with 113 kills (4.19 per set). Setter Lauren Greenspoon is averaging 10.42 assists per set.
SCOUTING GEORGIA STATE: The Panthers are ranked 24th nationally in service aces with 44 and have three players among the top 80 nationally.
SCOUTING JACKSON STATE: Dayjah Stewart is ranked nationally in blocks per set with 1.07 per set. The Tigers enter the tournament looking to break a five-match losing streak.
ACTING HEAD COACH KENDALL PAULUS: This is Coach Paulus' first season as head coach and sixth season at SIUE, having previously worked as an assistant coach.
COMING UP: The Cougars return home to the Vadalabene Center next weekend for the Cougar Invite. SIUE welcomes Seattle, Montana and UIC.
Cougars Bow Out of the NIVC
November 29, 2017 Cougars Bow Out of the NIVC
Joens, Witt Named All-OVC
November 15, 2017 Joens, Witt Named All-OVC
SIUE Sweeps Eastern Illinois
November 1, 2017 SIUE Sweeps Eastern Illinois
SIUE Sweeps Tennessee Tech
October 21, 2017 SIUE Sweeps Tennessee Tech
SIUE Volleyball Dispatches EIU
September 27, 2017 SIUE Volleyball Dispatches EIU
September 21, 2017 PREVIEW: SIUE Opens Up OVC Play
SIUE Wins Cougar Invite
September 16, 2017 SIUE Wins Cougar Invite
SIUE Sweeps Georgia State
September 9, 2017 SIUE Sweeps Georgia State
Cougars Drop Tournament Opener
September 8, 2017 Cougars Drop Tournament Opener
Cougars Down Fort Wayne
August 26, 2017 Cougars Down Fort Wayne