Ole Miss volleyball advances in the NIVC

Published 6:20 pm Saturday, December 9, 2017

Ole Miss marches on in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship.

The Ole Miss volleyball team defeated West Virginia 25-23, 25-22, 25-17 on Saturday afternoon at the Gillom Athletics Performance Center in Oxford to advance to the finals. The Rebels will host Texas Tech on Tuesday, December 12 at 6 p.m. Texas Tech defeated TCU 3-1 on Friday to reach the finals.

Ole Miss has only lost one set in its four games played in the tournament. The Rebels defeated Stephen F. Austin 3-0, Arkansas State 3-1, Georgia 3-0, before defeating West Virginia 3-0.

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Ole Miss now leads the series against West Virginia 2-1. The Mountaineers won a 3-2 match at the Deacon Invitational in 1997 and then the Rebels claimed a 3-1 win at the Kansas Invitational in 2000.