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Volleyball to face Arkansas State in two-game series

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Carson Weaver

Texas State senior setter Emily DeWalt (17) celebrates after the Bobcats score during a match against James Madison University, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats tied the weekend series 1-1.

Texas State volleyball (16-6, 8-2 Sun Belt Conference) will prepare for a doubleheader at home against Arkansas State University (5-17, 0-10 Sun Belt Conference) at 6 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday at Strahan Arena in San Marcos, Texas.
Texas State holds an 8-2 record and a 14-6 record all-time for the last 10 meetings between the two teams.
The Bobcats hope to bounce back off a two-game series split last weekend on the road against South Alabama.
Arkansas State looks to finish its disappointing season on a high note as the Red Wolves come into the game riding a 16-game losing streak with its last win on Sept. 3.
Currently, Texas State sits tied for first in the West Division alongside South Alabama and Troy.
Arkansas State sits last in the Sun Belt conference as the Red Wolves have yet to pick up its first win in conference play.
As a team, Texas State comes into the games as the conference leader in average assists per set as well as total kills.
Individually, graduate setter Janell Fitzgerald comes in ranked fifth in average kills per set in the Sun Belt Conference (3.97).
Senior Emily DeWalt holds the best average for assists per set in conference play (11.19).
The matches against the Arkansas State Red Wolves will occur in San Marcos this weekend, with the teams playing at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, and at 1 p.m. on  Saturday, Oct. 29. The games will be streamed on ESPN+.

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