Sunday, 3 December 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Volleyball Headed to Ole Miss for Sunday Matinee

Volleyball Headed to Ole Miss for Sunday Matinee

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Volleyball team (13-8, 5-5 SEC) is set to take on Ole Miss (8-14, 2-9 SEC) Sunday in Oxford, Mississippi. First serve is set for 1:30 p.m., CT at the Gillom Athletics Performance Center. 

The contest will wrap the SEC series between Mizzou and Ole Miss after the Tigers won the initial meeting in five sets, Oct. 15 at the Hearnes Center.

The match will be televised on SEC Network+ with Jake Hromada and Brittney McLaughlin on the broadcast.

Missouri is currently ranked 30th for RPI (Rating Percentage Index).

With three more wins, the Tigers can match their overall win total from 2020 (16-8, 15-7 SEC). 


  • Missouri leads the all-time series against Ole Miss, 18-10. 

  • The Tigers most recently faced the Rebels in Columbia, Missouri, earlier this month defeating Ole Miss in a five-set thriller at home on Oct. 29. 

  • Before that meeting, the Tigers had lost four-straight to Ole Miss. 

  • In the Tigers last trip to Oxford, Mississippi, Mizzou lost to the Rebels, 3-2 (Oct. 22, 2022). The Tigers dropped a 3-0 decision the day prior (Oct. 21, 2022) in 2022.

  • Mizzou is 7-5 all-time on the road against Ole Miss.

  • In the all-time series, Missouri claimed seven-straight victories over the Rebels, from Nov. 16, 2014, to Oct. 12, 2018


  • Missouri most recently fell to #12 Tennessee, 3-1, at the Hearnes Center on Wednesday (Oct. 25). 

  • A season-best crowd of 3,297 attended Missouri’s Volleween matchup against #12 Tennessee. The Tigers have now posted consecutive 3,000-plus home crowds after welcoming 3,172 to Hearnes on Oct. 15 against Ole Miss.

  • Jordan Iliff led the way for Missouri, pacing the Tigers with 13 kills for her seventh-straight double-digit kill match. The junior also tacked on 11 digs for her fourth double-double in 2023.

  • Sophomore Janet deMarrais matched Iliff with 13 kills on the night to go along with three blocks, four digs and a career-high three aces.

  • Dilara Gedikoglu contributed nine kills on the outside for Mizzou in addition to three digs, two blocks and an assist.

  • Morgan Isenberg clocked five kills and eight blocks, marking the 10th time she has totaled five-plus blocks this season. 

  • Freshman setter Sierra…

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