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ASU Volleyball hosts ULM & Western Kentucky this weekend

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MATCH 22: vs. ULM (5-18, 1-6 SBC)
Friday, Oct. 18
Convocation Center (Jonesboro, Ark.)
7:00 p.m. CDT
Series: A-State leads 29-5
Live Stats and Live Video: AStateRedWolves.com

MATCH 23: vs. Western Kentucky (16-5, 6-1 SBC)
Saturday, Oct. 19
Convocation Center (Jonesboro, Ark.)
6:00 p.m. CDT
Series: WKU leads 21-20
Live Stats and Live Video: AStateRedWolves.com

SERVING IT UP: The Arkansas State volleyball team hosts ULM on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. before taking on Western Kentucky Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.

THE ULM SERIES: A-State leads the Warhawks by a count of 29-5 in the all-time series.  Last season, Arkansas State swept ULM by winning a 3-0 decision at home and earning a 3-1 win in Monroe, La.

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY SERIES: The Red Wolves trail the all-time series against WKU 21-20.  The Hilltoppers took the regular season meeting against the Red Wolves 3-0 in Bowling Green, Ky., before recording a 3-0 victory against A-State in the SBC conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.

CAN YOU DIG IT: Senior Libero Megan Baska leads the Red Wolves in digs with 371 on the year.  She led A-State with 43 digs over the weekend.  Her 4.47 digs per set average on the year ranks as the second best in the Sun Belt Conference.  She has 1,938 career digs and is second on the all-time career digs list at Arkansas State.  Baska was named to the Belmont Bruin Classic All-Tournament Team earlier this season.

BASKING IN THE GLORY: Senior libero Megan Baska was awarded her 11th career Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week award for her efforts over the weekend.  She is the all-time record holder in the SBC for DPOW awards.

SENSATIONAL SADIE: Senior Sadie Clark is tops in kills for the Red Wolves this season with 258 and kills per set with a 3.15 average.  She led the team with 34 kills and a 3.40 kills per set average over the weekend.  Her 3.15 kills per set average ranks fifth in the Sun Belt Conference.

KILLING IT WITH KEMP: Junior Sarah Kemp was second on the team with 26 kills over the weekend.  She is now second on the team with 196 kills on the season.  Kemp is also the team's leader in service aces with 22 and is ranked sixth in the Sun Belt Conference with 0.28 aces per set.

KELSEYS' BLOCK PARTY: Kelsey Sullivan and Kelsey Reis lead the Red Wolves in blocks on the year with 71.  Reis leads in blocks per set with a 0.90 mark, while Sullivan is second with a 0.86 average.

SETTING IT UP: Senior Jackie Gerig leads the Red Wolves in assists with 648 assists and an 8.88 assists per set average that ranks sixth in the SBC.

SERVING WITH CRNCIC: Shelby Crncic is second on the team in service aces with 17 and is the only Red Wolf to have more service aces (17) than service errors (14).

A SIDE OF REIS: Freshman Kelsey Reis leads A-State freshmen in kills (119) and total blocks (71).  She leads the team in block solos with 10.

DIGGING WITH SCHAEDIG: Freshman Markie Schaedig is second on the team in digs with 171 on the season for a 2.09 digs per set average.

THIS IS WARRINGTON: Freshman Mallory Warrington recorded double-doubles against Texas State and UT Arlington.  She registered 28 assists and 11 digs against the Bobcats and had 48 assists and 17 digs against the Mavericks.

DOUBLE VISION: Jackie Gerig registered her fifth double-double of the season against South Alabama Oct. 4 after handing out 54 assists and recording 12 digs.  Her previous double-doubles came against Kennesaw State (Sept. 6), Memphis (Sept. 17), Mississippi State (Sept. 21), and Troy (Sept. 29).
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