Top-seeded Red Wolves set to open play in SBC Volleyball Tournam - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Top-seeded Red Wolves set to open play in SBC Volleyball Tournament

STATESBORO, GA (KAIT) - The top-seeded Arkansas State volleyball team will open the Sun Belt Conference volleyball tournament against the eight seed and hosts of the event, Georgia Southern.

The match is slated to begin at 6:30 pm central time on Friday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, Georgia.

A-State enters with a 25-1 overall record and a spotless 16-0 record in Sun Belt Conference play. The Eagles were 10-18 overall this past season and went 5-11 in league play.

The Red Wolves hold the series advantage with a 4-1 record when playing Georgia Southern, all five of those meetings coming during or after the 2013 season.

Arkansas State undoubtedly a favorite in the tournament and entering after a record-setting night in their final game of the season. The Red Wolves set a volleyball attendance record as they clinched the outright conference title against two seed Appalachian State last Thursday night.

Red Wolves fans wishing to watch the match can see it on espn3.com. All games of the tournament will air on the site.

Region 8 Sports will keep you updated on the Red Wolves progress during the events and bring you coverage on-air and online.

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