Oklahoma Swept at No. 5 Texas

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
  1 2 3
 Oklahoma (13-3, 1-1) 17 21 19
 No. 5 Texas (8-2, 2-0) 25 25 25
 
Team Stats
Stat
Oklahoma
Texas
Kills
34
49
Pct.
.174
.319
Digs
46
46
Blocks
4.0
8.0

Match Leaders
Stat
Leader, Team
No.
Kills Bailey Webster, Texas 15
Assists Hannah Allison, Texas 43
Digs Sarah Palmer. Texas 18
Blocks Molly McCage, Texas 5
 

AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Oklahoma volleyball team fell to No. 5 Texas on the road Saturday afternoon, 3-0. The Sooners dropped to 13-3 overall and 1-1 in the Big 12, while the Longhorns improved to 8-2 and 2-0.

Texas won each set by scores of 25-17, 25-21 and 25-19.

Longhorn outside hitter Bailey Webster led all players with 15 kills and hit .444 for the match. Sophomore outside hitter Kierra Holst (Coppell, Texas) tallied a match-best nine kills for Oklahoma. Seniors Sallie McLaurin (Midwest City, Okla.) and Keila Rodriguez (Gurabo, Puerto Rico) each posted eight.

Despite hitting .400, McLaurin was held to single-digit kills for just the third time this season.

For the match, Texas outhit Oklahoma, .319-.174.

Sarah Palmer led the Texas defense with a match-high 18 digs. Sophomore libero Taylor Migliazzo (Kansas City, Mo.) led the Sooners with 13.

At setter, Hannah Allison dished out 43 assists, while sophomore Julia Doyle (Plymouth, Minn.) recorded a team-best 15 for Oklahoma followed by junior Kaitlyn Drawe (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) with eight.

OU is now 1-1 on the season against ranked opponents. Earlier this season, Oklahoma defeated No. 25 BYU at the PSU Tournament.

The Sooners return to action at home on Saturday, October 5 at 2:00 pm against Iowa State. Admission to this match will be free.

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