Host Rebs Razorbacks for SEC Home Opener

The No. 20 Arkansas volleyball team returns home this weekend for the Hogs’ first SEC showdown at Barnhill of 2022 Saturday afternoon.

The Hogs face the Ole Miss Rebels on September 24 at 3pm for both teams’ second conference game of the year. Arkansas and Ole Miss went into five sets with their respective SEC opponents on Wednesday, and each will look to match their league record as the Hogs fell to the LSU Tigers on the road and the Rebels were defeated by Texas A&M at Oxford. .

In last year’s showdown, Arkansas defeated Ole Miss in a road sweep. The match will be broadcast live on SEC Network Plus, and tickets are available online or in person through the Razorback Ticket Center. Adult tickets are just $5 and children 17 and under get in for free.

Last time
The Hogs traveled to Baton Rouge earlier in the week to open the SEC game, where a fierce battle ensued between the Razorbacks and the Tigers. While Arkansas remained undefeated in the opening sets of the season with the match, the Hogs ended up losing 3–2 in their first five sets of the season. The match had a total of 36 draws and 13 lead changes in total. Senior hitter Jill Gillen led Arkansas with 21 kills and 15 digs for a double-double. For the second straight game, Arkansas was up 13 blocks in 2022.

Exploring the series: Ole Miss

  • Both teams coming off five-set losses in the opening matches of the SEC game, Arkansas with LSU and Ole Miss with Texas A&M
  • Ole Miss’s wins this season are over Sam Houston, Texas State, Florida A&M and Eastern Kentucky
  • First date in Fayetteville for the two of them since 2020

Stat Leaders – Ole Miss

  • Kills/set: Anna Bair, 4.05
  • Assists/set: Aly Borellis, 9.74
  • Digs/set: Cammy Niesen, 3.44
  • Blocks/set: Anna Bair, 0.26

Statistical Leaders – Arkansas

  • Kills/set: Jill Gillen, 3.79
  • Assists/set: Hannah Hogue, 6.77
  • Digs/set: Courtney Jackson, 3.90
  • Blocks/set: Abigail Archibong, 1.19

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