STARKVILLE, Miss. – Alabama volleyball needed just three sets to earn a win on the road Friday night against Mississippi State, sweeping the Bulldogs with set scores of 25-21, 25-18 and 25-21.
Alabama (16-8, 4-6 SEC) hit .253 as a team while holding Mississippi State (9-16, 0-10 SEC) to a .118 clip. Sophomore Ginger Perinar led the team with 16 kills, the highest total for a Crimson Tide player in a three-set match this season. Senior Leah Lawrence posted five blocks up front, increasing her career total to 246 which moves her to second all-time in the Alabama record books. Junior Quincey Gary led the defense with 17 digs, putting her 10 away from cracking the single-season top 10 at Alabama.
On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Alabama travels to face in-state rival Auburn (11-8, 4-6 SEC) at 7 p.m. CT before returning home to play Georgia (15-8, 5-5 SEC) on Sunday, Nov. 5 at Noon. Both matches will be live on the SEC Network.