Sept. 24, 2013
||Auburn Volleyball Notebook
Overall Record: 9-3
SEC Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Results:
Sat., Sept. 21 - lost to #17 Florida State, 3-2 (22-25, 30-28, 16-25, 25-22, 11-15)
Next Three Matches:
Friday, Sept. 27 (7 p.m.) - Auburn vs. #18 Kentucky (Auburn Arena)
Wednesday, Oct. 2 (7 p.m.) - Auburn vs. Alabama (Auburn Arena)
Friday, Oct. 4 (7 p.m.) - Auburn at Missouri (Hearnes Center; Columbia, Mo.)
||Last Week's Top Performers
#9 Camila Jersonsky - Sr. - MB - Buenos Aires, Argentina
--18 kills, 2 errors, 35 attempts for .457 hitting percentage vs. Florida State, matching career-high
--Matched season-high with seven blocks
--Moved into 7th all-time at Auburn in career block assists (263)
#32 Stephanie Campbell - Fr. - MB - Wildwood, Mo.
--Hit double-digit kills for the first time at Auburn with 10 kills against Florida State
--Also had a season- and career-high 6 blocks vs. FSU
||Last Week's Team Stats
|| K (PS)
|| A (PS)
|| SA (PS)
|| D (PS)
|| 62 (12.4)
|| 58 (11.6)
CLOSING IN ON 1,000: With 935 career digs, senior Sarah Wroblicky is just 65 away from reaching the 1,000-dig mark for her career. She would be the 10th player in Auburn history to reach that plateau. Senior Katherine Culwell also is within striking distance of 1,000 career kills by the end of the season. With 836 kills heading into this week, she needs to average 9.1 kills per match the rest of the way.
WELCOME TO AUBURN ARENA: Auburn played the first-ever volleyball match in Auburn Arena on Saturday, Sept. 21, dropping a 3-2 decision to 17th-ranked Florida State in front of a season-high crowd of 705 fans. The Arena is the third different venue the Tigers have called home since reinstating the program in 1986. The Tigers have played the majority of their matches at the Student Activities Center, amassing a 158-136 record in that building. Auburn has also played periodically at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum, going 15-19 in those contests. Eight of Auburn’s remaining nine home matches will be played at Auburn Arena.
OTHER NOTES: All three of Auburn’s losses this season have been five-set affairs ... The Tigers have dropped four straight five-set matches, dating back to a loss to Tennessee last season ... Chelsea Wintzinger needs 271 assists to move into 4th all-time at Auburn ... Camila Jersonsky needs just two block assists to move into 6th all-time ... All 13 SEC teams concluded non-conference play with winning records ... Auburn opens Southeastern Conference play on Friday, Sept. 27, as the Tigers host Kentucky at Auburn Arena at 7 p.m.