2016 Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship
Arlington, Texas -- College Park Center
Nov. 19, 2016
UT Arlington vs. Arkansas State
FINAL SCORE: Arkansas State 3, UT Arlington 0 S1 S2 S3
UTA 16 17 14
ASU 25 25 25
· UT Arlington is 17-16, including a 11-7 record vs. Sun Belt Conference foes in 2016.
· Arkansas State is 25-7 and is 17-1 against teams from the SBC in 2016.
· UT Arlington leads the all-time series with Arkansas State, 9-7.
UT Arlington Notes
- UT Arlington head coach Diane Seymour has a 211-195 record in her 13th season.
· UT Arlington posted its fourth consecutive winning season and the 32nd in program history.
· UTA is 4-4 all-time in the Sun Belt Conference Championship.
- UT Arlington is 4-2 in November.
· UT Arlington has a 2-4 record in neutral-site meetings in 2016.
- Junior Qiana Canete – a second-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection – ranks 14th in UTA history in kills (1,097) and 15th in digs (1,272).
- Senior setter Cassidy Wheeler has 3,121 career assists, ranking eighth in school history.
· Wheeler has had at least 20 assists in 16 consecutive matches.
- Libero Taylor Murata owns the school freshman record with 566 digs in 2016.
· Murata has led the team in digs in 21 matches and in four consecutive outings.
- Murata passed Jessica Bowling (1997) for seventh in UTA single-season history in digs.
· Murata has had double-figure digs in 28 consecutive matches.
Arkansas State Notes
· The 2015 and 2016 Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year David Rehr has a 501-116 overall record in his 18th year as a head coach at the D1 and junior-college level and is 109-53 in five seasons at Arkansas State.
- ASU has won 13 consecutive matches.
· A-State is 30-20 all-time in the Sun Belt Conference Championship, winning 102-74 sets.
- Sophomore outside hitter Carlisa May – the 2016 Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Year – had a match-high 19 kills.
- Senior middle blocker Kelsey Reis – a first-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection – had a seven kills.
- Senior libero/defensive specialist Markie Schaedig – the 2016 SBC Defensive Player of the Year – finished with a club-high 23 digs.
- Senior Mallory Warrington, named the SBC 2016 Setter of the Year, charted a match-best 42 assists.
- Outside hitter Kenzie Fields – the 2016 SBC Freshman of the Year – finished with six kills and five digs.
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