Behind its best offensive output of the season, the LSU volleyball team won its second consecutive match with a straight-set 25-13, 25-12, 25-15 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night.
In a match that included just three ties and only one lead change, LSU (7-7, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) hit .368 as a team, its highest percentage of the year, while holding Bulldogs (5-15, 0-5) to a zero attack percentage.
The Tigers were led by freshman Mimi Eugene, who led all players with 15 kills on 26 swings to just four errors for a .462 hitting percentage. Briana Holman hit .438 with eight kills and just one error on 16 swings. She also had seven blocks. Eight different LSU players earned at least one kill.
Soccer team hosts Alabama
Thursday night marks the midway point of the Southeastern Conference soccer season, and LSU hosts the Alabama Crimson Tide as the sides fight for position at 6:05 p.m. Thursday at the LSU Soccer Stadium.
The match will be televised on the SEC Network.
The Tigers (5-7-2, 1-3-1 SEC) and Crimson Tide (7-4-2, 2-2-1) will look to bounce back from SEC defeats in their most recent matches Sunday afternoon as they meet for the 20th time.
The Tigers saw a brief two-game unbeaten run in league play snapped Sunday with a 1-0 loss at 20th-ranked South Carolina.
Alabama dropped an identical 1-0 decision to the Ole Miss Rebels on its home turf at the Alabama Soccer Complex in Tuscaloosa after kicking off the match with a four-game unbeaten streak.