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Jackson State University and Alabama A&M will match-up for the third consecutive season for the SWAC Volleyball Tournament championship title.
Courtesy: SWAC.org

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Release: 11/18/2012
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JACKSON, Miss. - Jackson State University (23-11) and Alabama A&M (12-19) will meet in the final round of the SWAC Volleyball Tournament for a third consecutive season.

The teams will play Sunday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. CST inside the Lee Williams Athletic and Assembly Center on the campus of Jackson State University.

The match-up will be broadcast live on ESPN3 with the tape delay to be aired on ESPNU at 9:00 p.m. CST.

 

SEMIFINALS RECAP - November 18, 2011
GAME 11: #1 Jackson State 3, #3 Alabama State 1
JACKSON, Miss. - Jackson State University defeated Alabama State, 3-1 (25-15, 20-25, 25-18, 25-19), in the semifinal round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament on Sunday in Lee Williams AAC.

JSU (23-11) advanced to its third consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference Volleyball Championship game riding a 21-match win streak. The Lady Tigers racked up 13 blocks with Paige Williams recording four solo.

Christine Edwards tallied her second double-double of the tournament with 19 kills and 12 digs. Jenna Siddiqui finished with 35 assists and Dana Yoshimura posted 10 digs on the back line.

Rachel Smith led ASU (9-27) with 11 kills while tallying eight digs. Luiza Griz recorded 12 digs and Brooke Beasley dished out 31 assists.

GAME 12: #2 Alabama A&M 3, #1 Prairie View A&M 
JACKSON, Miss. - Alabama A&M University moved on to its sixth consecutive SWAC Championship appearance after sweeping Prairie View A&M in three sets on Sunday inside T.B. Ellis Gymnasium.

Leslie Ekpe fueled AAMU (12-19) with 13 kills from 16 total attacks to register a .750 hitting percentage. Bianca Richardson followed with 11 kills and Ashley Forman posted 34 assists. Mary Carmen-Aponte led the defense with 16 digs.

Breanna McNeil and Bruna Menezes finished with eight kills apiece to lead PVAMU (14-21). Kelsey Espinosa had 26 assists and LaKeisha Allen had 12 digs for the Lady Panthers defense.

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