Volleyball Travels to No. 5 Texas
November 25, 2011

Nov. 25, 2011

  Oklahoma (21-10, 8-7) at No. 5 Texas (21-4, 14-1)
 Date  Saturday, November 26, 2011 | 4 p.m. CT
 Location  Austin, Texas | Gregory Gym
 Television  Longhorn Network
 Online  Stats GameTracker | Twitter
 Information    Match NotesMedia Guide

The University of Oklahoma volleyball closes out the regular season Saturday afternoon at No. 5 Texas. First serve is set for 4 p.m. CT inside Gregory Gym in Austin. The match airs on the Longhorn Network with Mark Followill and Kelli Tennant on the call. GameTracker is available at

• Oklahoma is 13-113 all-time against ranked opponents and 12-55 under Santiago Restrepo.
• The Sooners are 2-2 against ranked teams this year with wins over (8) Texas and (15) Colorado State.
• Oklahoma has secured its 15th 20-win season and fourth under Restrepo (2010, 2007, 2006).
• OU has the lowest service aces allowed (0.84) and ranks second in blocks per set allowed in the Big 12 this year (1.77).
• Oklahoma is third in the league in blocks per set allowed (1.92) in conference matches only.
• OU has hit .350 or better in 28 sets this year, including eight sets in conference matches.

Sallie McLaurin leads the league with 1.45 bps in conference matches and 1.37 bps in all matches.
• McLaurin has 130 block assists on the year, an OU single season record for the current scoring era.
• The last player to have more block assists in a single year was 137 by Eliane Santos in 2006.
Tara Dunn is second on the team with 2.97 kills per set and ranks 10th in the league in the category.
María Fernanda (1,610) became the Oklahoma career digs leader on Oct. 15 (Melissa Peterson, 1,436 from 1994-97).
• Fernanda has 571 digs on the year, also a single season record for any scoring era.
• Fernanda is third in the league with 5.01 digs per overall and second with 5.16 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 seventh all-time on the Big 12 digs list. Current Baylor senior Allison King is second on that same list.
Suzy Boulavsky leads OU with 3.32 kps and is second on the team with 84 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 (4,551).
• 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 three players ranked in the top 100 in the nation in their respective categories (page 7).

• Texas leads the all-time series with Oklahoma 37-3. OU won this season’s previous meeting (3-2) on Sept. 28.
• OU’s last win in Austin was a five-set thriller on Oct. 29, 2008.
• The Sooners are 3-12 against the Longhorns under Restrepo.

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