Oct. 1, 2011

 

(16-3, 3-0 Big 12)
 
  1 2 3 4 5 F
 Oklahoma 22 25 18 25 17 3
 Texas Tech
25 16 25 19 15 2
 
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(14-3, 0-2 Big 12)
 
 
 
 Team Statistics
 Stat
Oklahoma
Texas Tech
 Kills 68 63
 Assists 64 57
 Digs 99 98
 Blocks 10.0 9.0
 
 Individual Leaders
 Stat  Oklahoma  Texas Tech
 Kills  Dunn (21)  Dowdy (18)
 Hitting% Roethlisberger  (.500) Meyers (.462)
 Assists Barker (59) Meyers (49)
 Digs Fernanda (28) Dowdy (28)
 Blocks McLaurin (8)  Rangel (4)
 
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LUBBOCK, Texas - The 25th-ranked University of Oklahoma volleyball team rallied from a Texas Tech match point to down the Red Raiders in five sets Saturday evening (22-25, 25-16, 18-25, 25-19, 17-15). OU moved to 16-3 on the year and 3-0 in Big 12 play. Texas Tech fell to 14-3 overall and 0-2 in league matches.

Freshman Tara Dunn led the Sooners with a match-high 21 kills. Dunn recorded her second straight double-double, fourth this season, by adding a season-high 15 digs. Brianne Barker dished out a career-high 59 assists and had 19 digs for her 12th double-double this year. Barker also had a season-high four block assists.

Suzy Boulavsky added 17 kills. Sallie McLaurin (12) and Morgan Reynolds (10) each also had double-digit kills. McLaurin dropped eight blocks, including two block solos, to lead the Sooners front-line defense.  OU narrowly edged the Red Raiders in blocks 10.0-9.0.

Maria Fernanda continued her stellar defensive player as she had 28 digs as one of five Sooners with double-digit digs. In addition to Fernanda's 28, Barker's 19 and Dunn's 15, Mindy Gowen added 15 and Eden Williams had 12.

OU out-hit the Red Raiders with a .218 hitting percentage and 68 kills. Texas Tech hit .177 and had 63 kills. Each team had five service aces and OU managed to out-dig TTU by one 99-98.

Oklahoma returns home Wednesday for a pivotal conference matchup with Missouri. First serve is set for 7 p.m. CT at McCasland Field House. The match will air on Cox Channel 3 (HD 703) on tape-delay basis Wednesday night at 11 p.m. CT. GameTracker and a webcast of the live action is available on SoonerSports.com.