OLE MISS 3, ARKANSAS STATE 1 (18-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-21)
OXFORD, MS – It took four sets, but Ole Miss (19-14) knocked off Arkansas State (21-12) in Round 2 of the 2017 NIVC to secure a spot in Round 3.
Ole miss will face fellow SEC foe, Georgia, in Oxford on Sunday, December 3, at 1 p.m. CT.
The Rebels welcomed a big performance from Emily Stroup on Thursday. Stroup had a team-high 18 kills, six digs, six blocks and even threw in an assist. The entire front line for Ole Miss was stellar in the win. Alongside Stroup, Lexi Thompson and Nayo Warnell also finished in double figure kill totals with 12 and 10, respectively.
For the Red Wolves, it was Carlisa May who tried to keep her team’s postseason campaign alive. May tallied a game-high 20 kills and contributed two digs and a block. Payton Uhlenhake also had 12 big kills, six digs and an ace for Arkansas State.