Volleyball Takes On Texas A&M
November 18, 2011
  Texas A&M (20-6, 9-4) at Oklahoma (20-9, 7-6)
 Date  Saturday, November 19, 2011 | 5 p.m. CT
 Location  Norman, Okla. | McCasland Field House
 Tickets   Tickets Available through the OU Athletics Ticket Office
 Online  Stats Webcast | Twitter
 Promotions   Military Night
 Information    Match NotesMedia Guide

The University of Oklahoma volleyball team returns home Saturday afternoon to take on Texas A&M at 5 p.m. CT inside the McCasland Field House. A webcast and GameTracker are available at

• Oklahoma won its 20th match of the season Wednesday night with a 3-1 win at Kansas.
• It's OU's 15th 20-win season and fourth under Santiago Restrepo (2010, 2007, 2006).
• OU has the lowest service aces allowed (0.86) and is second in blocks per set allowed in the Big 12 this year (1.74).
• Oklahoma is second in the league in blocks per set allowed (1.89) in conference matches only.
• OU has hit .350 or better in 26 sets this year, including six sets in conference matches.
• OU is 13-2 at home this year, matching its best home winning percentage in the last eight years at .867 (13-2) in 2006.
• Oklahoma is 4-6 in its last 10 matches and has dropped four of its last five.

Sallie McLaurin leads the league with 1.44 bps in conference matches and 1.35 bps in all matches.
• McLaurin needs just two block assists to surpass her single season record set last year.
Tara Dunn is second on the team with 3.01 kills per set and ranks 10th in the league in the category.
María Fernanda (1,573) became the Oklahoma career digs leader on Oct. 15 (Melissa Peterson, 1,436 from 1994-97).
• She needs 16 to break her single season record set a year ago.
• Fernanda is third in the league with 4.99 digs per overall and second with 5.14 per set in Big 12 matches only.
• Fernanda is one of two active Big 12 players to rank in the top 10 of Big 12 career leaders in eight categories.
• Fernanda is eighth all-time on the Big 12 digs list. Current Baylor senior Allison King is second on that same list.
Suzy Boulavsky leads OU with 3.39 kps and is second on the team with 79 block assists, fourth most in a season at OU.
Brianne Barker continues to climb OU's career assists list. She recently moved into third on the list (4,478).
• Barker is one of five players in OU history to rank in the top four of two or more career categories.
• The others include Patrice Arrington, Gloria Holcomb, Joanna Schmitt and Peterson.
• OU has four players ranked in the top 100 in the nation in their respective categories (page 7).

• Texas A&M leads the all-time series 36-8 and holds a 13-4 advantage in matches played in Norman.
• OU has won six of the last 10 meetings. Texas A&M has won six of the last 10 meetings in Norman.
• The Sooners are 7-8 against the Aggies under Restrepo.

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