Alabama Volleyball Falls in Season Finale to Ole Miss – University of Alabama Athletics

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama volleyball fell to Ole Miss in its season finale, dropping the three set decision by set scores of 16-25, 16-25 and 11-25.

Alabama (10-20, 2-16 SEC) was held to a .078 hitting percentage while Ole Miss (21-8, 10-8 SEC) hit .350 as a team and out-blocked the Crimson Tide 10-4. Playing her final match at Alabama, senior Abby Marjama led the team with nine kills and seven digs.

Ole Miss took the early lead in the first and Alabama tied the score twice at 5-5 and 6-6 before the Rebels started to pull away, leading 15-10 at the media timeout. The Tide took a team timeout after two points made it 17-10 and then responded with three unanswered as Ole Miss took its own timeout with the lead trimmed to 17-13. Alabama’s second timeout came down 22-14 and Ole Miss won five points later, 25-16.

The Rebels held the momentum in the second frame, pulling ahead 15-8 at the media timeout. The Tide took its first team timeout down 18-10 and its second trailing by double digits at 22-11. Alabama scored four unanswered after the break but ultimately lost, 25-16. The Tide scored the first point of the third set but the Rebels quickly surged ahead by double digits, eventually winning the third 25-11 to cap the match.

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Set-by-Set

  • Set 1: Ole Miss 25, Alabama 16
  • Set 2: Ole Miss 25, Alabama 16
  • Set 3: Ole Miss 25, Alabama 11
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