Monday, 11 December 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Volleyball Hosts Two Ranked Foes in No. 11 Arkansas and No. 21 Florida this Weekend

Volleyball Hosts Two Ranked Foes in No. 11 Arkansas and No. 21 Florida this Weekend

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama volleyball (10-14, 0-13 SEC) hosts a pair of ranked foes this weekend in Foster Auditorium, facing 11th-ranked Arkansas (21-4, 11-2 SEC) on Friday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. CT and No. 21 Florida (14-7, 6-6 SEC) Sunday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. CT.

This Weekend: #11 Arkansas / #21 Florida

  • Friday, Nov. 10 vs. No. 11 Arkansas

    • Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    • 6 p.m. CT
    • Stream: SECN+

  • Sunday, Nov. 12 vs. No. 21 Florida

    • Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    • 4 p.m. CT
    • Stream: SECN+

Scouting Alabama

  • Alabama hosts a pair of ranked opponents this weekend at Foster Auditorium, facing No. 11 Arkansas Friday at 6 p.m. CT and 21st-ranked Florida Sunday at 4 p.m. CT
  • This weekend marks the sixth and seventh ranked matchups this season for the Crimson Tide, with a Nov. 22 date at No. 24 Auburn remaining on the calendar
  • This is the second time this season Alabama has faced Florida and Arkansas, previously traveling to play the Gators on Oct. 8 (L, 0-3) and the Razorbacks on Oct. 15 (L, 1-3)
  • The Tide only has one home match remaining after this weekend, with road contests against Georgia (Nov. 19) and Auburn (Nov. 22) preceding senior day in Tuscaloosa against Texas A&M (Nov. 25)
  • Kendyl Reaugh continues her charge towards 1,000 career kills, heading into this weekend with 961
  • Alabama welcomes back eight returners from last season while adding eight newcomers, including seven freshmen and one transfer

Last Time Out: Texas A&M/LSU

  • Alabama dropped a pair of road matches last weekend, falling to Texas A&M in three sets on Friday and LSU in four sets on Sunday
  • The Crimson Tide won the opening set against the Tigers, its first set one win in conference play since Nov. 12, 2022 against South Carolina
  • Callie Kieffer earned her seventh double-double of the season and her fourth in SEC play with 29 assists and 12 digs against LSU
  • On the weekend, Alyiah Wells led the team with 20 kills and nine blocks

Kendyl Reaugh Approaching 1,000th Career Kill

  • With five matches remaining this season, senior Kendyl Reaugh has 961 kills, just 39 shy of the 1,000th of her career
  • She is averaging 3.18 kills-per-set this season, the highest rate of her career
  • With 264 kills this year, she is 43 shy of tying her single-season high of 307 from last season

Alabama Wins vs. Ranked Opponents

  • Alabama has won eight matches against ranked opponents in program…

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