Lady Braves Lose to Pine Bluff in SWAC Volleyball Tournament


The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) had its Spring 2021 Volleyball Tournament on March 26th-28th at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama. Due to strict COVID-19 protocols the Tournament was closed to the public.

Alcorn’s Lady Braves (3-7), who were seeded number 6, played number 3 seeded University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (8-4) in the first round on Friday, March 26th. Although Alcorn fought a valiant fight they went down in defeat 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-16). With Pine Bluff having the SWAC Player of the Year Zyonn Smith leading in kills with 13 and Destiny Thomas adding 12, the Lady Braves were woefully outmatched.

Despite the loss Alcorn had 31 kills and a hitting percentage of .083.