Ole Miss sweeps visiting Missouri in straight sets

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OXFORD, Miss out on. – Participating in its initially match in 9 days, Ole Pass up volleyball dominated Missouri, sweeping the Tigers in straight sets Friday evening at the Gillom Heart.

The Rebels (8-10, 4-4 SEC) tallied their very best offensive effectiveness in conference enjoy, hitting at a .314 clip against 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 services line that pressured Missouri to contact a timeout just minutes in.

Corelli and the Rebels rattled off four a lot more details out of the break to acquire handle of the established with an 11-2 direct.

From there, Ole Miss out on ran absent with the set, hitting a blistering .412 as a crew. In the initially set alone,

Bair, Brgoch, and Corelli mixed for 15 kills on 22 swings with no assault faults.

It seemed like a promising begin to established two with back-to-back again aces from Ratliff to commence issues off, but Missouri rapidly scored in bunches. The Tigers employed operates of 4- and 5- to double up the Rebels. Ole Skip clawed back again inside two at 15-13, but Missouri padded the direct again to four points.

Late in the set, again-to-back again aces from libero Cammy Niesen pulled Ole Miss inside one. The Rebels managed to tie the established up at 24 all, and then insanity ensued.

Ole Miss out on fended off 3 established details and capped off the comeback to steal the second set 31-29. The momentum carried into Set Three as Ole Miss out on speedily went to function.

A significant eliminate and block from Ratliff gave the Rebels a comfortable six-stage cushion at 11-5, and from there, the offense ongoing to roll. The guide grew to seven as Ole Miss took benefit of attack problems and built performs when it essential to.

Missouri tried to battle again, slicing the Rebels’ direct to two at one particular position, but the Ole Pass up middles stepped up to slam the door and finish off the sweep with a 25-21 established victory.

Up Up coming

The Rebels go for the collection sweep of Missouri Saturday afternoon in Gillom. The match will be streamed on SECN+.