OXFORD, Pass up. – Participating in its to start with match in nine times, Ole Miss out on volleyball dominated Missouri, sweeping the Tigers in straight sets Friday night time at the Gillom Center.
The Rebels (8-10, 4-4 SEC) tallied their best offensive functionality in convention enjoy, hitting at a .314 clip versus the Tigers (8-10, 1-7 SEC).
Senior Anna Bair led the way with a crew-substantial 16 kills on 34 swings. She was joined by Katie Corelli and Payton Brgoch in double-figure kills.
Defensively, Sasha Ratliff and Brgoch gave Missouri matches at the web all evening, combining for 8 blocks. Ole Skip established the tone early, opening the match on a 7-2 operate with Bair at the service line that forced Missouri to simply call a timeout just minutes in.
Corelli and the Rebels rattled off four extra factors out of the crack to just take command of the established with an 11-2 guide.
From there, Ole Miss out on ran absent with the established, hitting a blistering .412 as a workforce. In the to start with established alone,
Bair, Brgoch, and Corelli mixed for 15 kills on 22 swings with no assault glitches.
It seemed like a promising start off to set two with back-to-back aces from Ratliff to commence issues off, but Missouri promptly scored in bunches. The Tigers utilised runs of 4- and 5- to double up the Rebels. Ole Miss out on clawed back again within two at 15-13, but Missouri padded the guide back to four factors.
Late in the established, back-to-back aces from libero Cammy Niesen pulled Ole Miss within just just one. The Rebels managed to tie the established up at 24 all, and then madness ensued.
Ole Miss out on fended off three established details and capped off the comeback to steal the second established 31-29. The momentum carried into Set Three as Ole Miss quickly went to get the job done.
A major eliminate and block from Ratliff gave the Rebels a comfy 6-position cushion at 11-5, and from there, the offense continued to roll. The lead grew to seven as Ole Skip took gain of attack glitches and created performs when it desired to.
Missouri attempted to struggle again, cutting the Rebels’ lead to two at one level, but the Ole Overlook middles stepped up to slam the door and end off the sweep with a 25-21 established victory.
The Rebels go for the sequence sweep of Missouri Saturday afternoon in Gillom. The match will be streamed on SECN+.