Auburn Volleyball Report: Nov. 12

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Nov. 12, 2013



Overall Record: 16-9
SEC Record: 7-6
SEC Standing: 6th
NCAA RPI: 59th

Last Two Weeks:
Friday, Nov. 1 - def. Tennessee, 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-14)
Sunday, Nov. 3 - def. Mississippi State, 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-16)
Friday, Nov. 8 - lost to #7 Missouri, 0-3 (17-25, 21-25, 22-25)
Sunday, Nov. 10 - def. Arkansas, 3-1 (20-25, 25-16, 26-24, 25-14)

Next Two Weeks:
Friday, Nov. 15 (7 p.m.) - Auburn at LSU (Pete Maravich Assembly Center; Baton Rouge, La.)
Sunday, Nov. 17 (1:30 p.m.) - Auburn at Texas A&M (Reed Arena; College Station, Texas)
Friday, Nov. 22 (7 p.m.) - Auburn vs. Tennessee (Auburn Arena)
Sunday, Nov. 24 (1:30 p.m.)- Senior Day: Auburn vs. Ole Miss (Auburn Arena)

#6 Katherine Culwell - Sr. - OH - Dallas, Texas
--Averaged 3.43 kills/set in two matches last weekend
--Had a double-double with 13 kills and 15 digs in win over Arkansas, her 10th of the year
--Served up two aces in a 9-0 Auburn run in 4th set against Arkansas

#9 Camila Jersonsky - Sr. - MB - Buenos Aires, Argentina
--Hit .400 with 11 kills and 7 blocks in win over Arkansas
--Shared Auburn lead with 9 blocks over 2 matches (1.29/set)

#32 Stephanie Campbell - Fr. - MB - Wildwood, Mo.
--Led team with .378 hitting percentage over two matches
--Was Auburn's leading scorer with 13 kills, 6 blocks and an ace against Arkansas

 SP  K (PS)  E  TA  Pct.  A (PS)  SA (PS)  SE  RE  D (PS)  BS  BA  TB
 7  107 (15.29)  38  257  .268  101 (14.43)  7 (1.00)  10  5  110 (15.7)  2  37  20.5

RECORD WATCH: Auburn players are closing in on several milestones as the season hits the home stretch. Here are some of them:
--Katherine Culwell: Has 963 career kills with five matches left, needs to average 7.4 kills/match the rest of the way for 1,000 for her career; currently tied for 6th all-time with 58 career solo blocks; needs 3 more for 5th (61)
--Sarah Wroblicky: Has 1,150 career digs; needs 35 more to move into 5th all-time at Auburn; needs 60 more for 4th; will likely finish career at Auburn 2nd in career digs/set (currently 4.59); has 405 digs this season, needs 64 more (12.8/match) to set the Auburn single-season record (469)
--Camila Jersonsky: Has 349 career total blocks; needs 14 more to move into 6th all-time; has 300 career block assists, needs 18 more for 5th all-time; has 49 solo blocks, needs 1 more to move into Auburn top 10
--Chelsea Wintzinger: Has 2,518 career assists; needs 17 more to move up to 4th all-time at Auburn; has 28 aces this season; needs 2 more to be Auburn's single-season leader in the 25-point rally scoring era

THE FINAL ACT: Friday's match vs. Missouri at the Student Activities Center - which was moved from Auburn Arena due to a conflict with the men's basketball season-opener - was the 295th and final intercollegiate volleyball contest played in that gymnasium. The Tigers played the majority of their home matches at the 29-year-old Student Act since the program was reinstated in 1986. Auburn had an all-time record of 158-137 (.536) in the Student Act and 18 seasons with at least a .500 record at home. Auburn went 2-2 at the Student Act this year and is 4-3 with two matches remaining in Auburn Arena.

OTHER NOTES:Sunday's win over Arkansas clinched a winning record for the Tigers for the second-straight season and fourth time in the last five years ... This will be the 19th winning season in Auburn volleyball history ... Assistant coach Kris Grunwald has never had a record of .500 or below in his eight years at Auburn (two as head coach; six as assistant) ... Auburn was 59th in this week's NCAA RPI; the Tigers have moved up 42 spots since the initial RPI release in mid-October ... Auburn players have combined for 31 double-doubles this season, second-most in the SEC ... Auburn will be looking for their first win in Baton Rouge since 2000 on Friday night vs. LSU and their first-ever win in College Station on Sunday vs. Texas A&M.