Friday, 22 September 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Volleyball Finishes Non-Conference Undefeated – Arizona State University Athletics


MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sun Devil Volleyball finished the non-conference season with a perfect 12-0 record after beating Southern Miss in straight sets (25-22, 25-6, 25-21) on Saturday morning and winning the Beale Street Challenge.

Senior opposite Marta Levinska was named the MVP of the tournament after hitting a blistering .527 over the three matches. She led the team with 42 total kills, including a season-high 21 against Southern Miss. Graduates Mary Shroll and Shannon Shields were named to the all-tournament team for their efforts. Shroll totaled 42 digs while Shields had 105 assists. Shields also had 12 aces over three matches.

Notable Stats

  • Arizona State ends non-conference play with a perfect 12-0 mark, the third-best start in program history and the best start by a new head coach (JJ Van Niel). 
  • This win over the Golden Eagles (5-6) was the sixth-straight sweep, which is tied for the second-longest streak of sweeps in ASU history (also 1995).
  • The Sun Devils hit .426 in the win, the third-best clip of the season and the fourth over .400 in 2023. 
  • Levinska hit a career-high .606 with 21 kills, a season high and her 10th match in her career with 20-plus kills. She…

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