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Volleyball Team Readies For UNO

Jasmine Crowell and Kristen Fleming (6)

Sep 2, 2013

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss volleyball team is set to host UNO in a mid-week matchup in Reed Green Coliseum on Tuesday night. The match begins at 7 p.m.

Golden Eagle Preview
Southern Miss enters the match with a 2-1 record following taking a pair of wins in the Southern Miss Invitational. Jasmine Crowell and Mary Pursell earned all-tournament team honors.

Quinci Hayward leads the team offensively with 36 kills for a 4.00 per set average followed by Jasmine Crowell (2.67 kps) and Elise Ames (2.44 kps). Kristen Fleming directs the offense at 10.89 assists per set, while Mary Pursell has a team-leading 5.89 digs per set average. Crowell also leads the team with 1.33 blocks per set. As a team, Southern Miss is averaging 13.89 kills per set while averaging 17.44 digs per set and 2.44 blocks per set.

Scouting the Privateers
UNO is 0-3 on the early season following playing in the Florida Tournament last weekend. Cara Sander leads the group with seven kills while six other players have at least three kills on the year. Lauren Levy paces the team with 2.78 digs per set.

The Series: Southern Miss vs. UNO
This will be the 32nd all-time meeting between Southern Miss and UNO dating back to the 1976 season. The Privateers hold a 24-7 advantage in the series, however the two teams have not played since 2006.

What's Next?
Southern Miss travels Lincoln, Neb., for the Nebraska Tournament where the Golden Eagles will take on Georgia on Sept. 6 at 4:30 p.m. and Villanova on Sept. 7 at 3 p.m.

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