Alabama Volleyball drops five setter to Mississippi

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama volleyball team lost a five-set heartbreaker (28-26, 19-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-10) Sunday to Mississippi despite double-double performances from senior Alyssa Meuth and sophomore Kayla Fitterer. With the loss, the Crimson Tide falls to 9-12 on the season and 1-10 against Southeastern Conference opponents, while the Rebels improve to 16-5 overall and 10-2 versus league foes.

Meuth led all attackers in the match with a career-high 23 kills and added 12 digs for the first double-double of her career. Fitterer followed closely behind with 19 kills and a career-best 20 digs for her sixth double-double of the season and seventh of her career. Sophomore Kelsey Anderson had a match-high 28 digs, while senior Calli Johnson had a hand in four of Alabama's six blocks and added 10 digs.

Next up, the Tide hits the road to take on Arkansas and LSU. Alabama will face the Razorbacks on Friday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., while Sunday's match with the Tigers is slated to begin at 1:30 p.m. CT.

INFORMATION SOURCE: University of Alabama Athletics