#1 Texas Volleyball vs. Texas Tech
Texas: 8-0 | TTU: 3-5
Thursday, Oct. 22 – 7 p.m. CT | Friday, Oct. 23 – 6 p.m. CT
Frank Erwin Middle | Austin, Texas
Texas is ranked No. 1 within the 2020 AVCA High-15 ballot for the fourth-consecutive week. The ballot debuted on Sept. 30, with Texas at No. 1 and with an 8-Zero file the Longhorns have remained in that spot. Texas at present leads the Large 12 with a .343 hitting share and 15.15 kills per set.
Logan Eggleston was named the Large 12 Offensive Participant of the Week for the primary three weeks of the season. She grew to become the primary Texas Volleyball participant to obtain the Large 12’s weekly award for offense or protection over three straight weeks. The junior continues to steer Texas and the Large 12 in kills with 5.04 per set. Eggelston’s 12 service aces are additionally essentially the most within the league. Her .350 hitting share this season is the very best amongst Large 12 gamers with no less than 100 kills. Along with Eggleston’s three awards, Brionne Butler earned the Large 12 Defensive Participant of the Week award following the 2 wins over Oklahoma to open the season.
The Texas Tech Sequence
Texas leads the all-time sequence with Texas Tech, 88-9-2, and holds a 41-Three benefit all-time at residence. Final season, Texas swept a pair of matches over the Pink Raiders. Within the final assembly in Austin, Logan Eggelston completed with 12 kills and Skyler Fields added 11 kills. The Longhorns final dropped a set towards the Pink Raiders in 2017.
Most Environment friendly Crew within the Nation
As a crew in 2019, Texas hit .325 on the season, to steer the nation. That mark was additionally tied for fourth-best in Longhorn historical past, matching the share hit in 2012. By means of eight matches this season, Texas sits second within the nation at a clip of .343. Kentucky, who has solely performed two matches, leads the NCAA, hitting .348. Brionne Butler leads Texas and the Large 12 with a .429 hitting share, adopted by Asjia O’Neal at .366. Logan Eggleston is hitting .350, Molly Phillips is at a clip of .336 and Skylar Fields is at .335. All 5 of these gamers rank within the prime 10 in hitting within the Large 12.
Balanced Offensive Assault
Within the Sept. 25 win over Oklahoma, 5 Longhorns completed with double digit kills. Logan Eggleston led the Longhorns for the second-straight night time, totaling 18 kills whereas Skylar Fields completed with 16 kills and added two blocks. Brionne Butler had 12 kills and 5 blocks, whereas Molly Phillips additionally had 12 kills and three blocks. Asjia O’Neal completed with 11 kills and 5 blocks.
58 for Jhenna Gabriel
Within the four-set win at Oklahoma on Sept. 25, Jhenna Gabriel dished out a career-high 58 assists. She matched that help output within the 5 set win at Kansas State on Oct. 16. Gabriel’s earlier profession excessive of 54 got here within the NCAA Regional Semifinal towards UC Santa Barbara.
Residence Matches on the Erwin Middle
Texas Volleyball is taking part in its residence matches in 2020 on the Frank Erwin Middle, additionally residence to Texas Males’s and Ladies’s Basketball, to offer sufficient area for social distancing for groups, followers and dealing occasion workers. Texas Volleyball has not performed within the Erwin Middle since 1997. The Longhorns hosted three matches that yr within the enviornment, incomes wins towards No. 21 UCLA (Sept. 12), No. 14 Texas A&M (Sept. 24), and No. 9 Nebraska (Oct. 17). UT additionally performed choose residence volleyball matches within the Erwin Middle in 1984, 1986-90, 1996 and 1997, however have by no means performed a full season inside the sector. In 1994, it additionally performed host to the NCAA Volleyball Championship and Semifinal matches.
2019 Attendance Notes
Texas Volleyball set a house attendance file in 2019 with a median of three,873 followers per match. The earlier mark was 3,780 which was set in 2013 following the Longhorns’ 2012 Nationwide Championship. The three,873 can be an enormous enchancment from the 2018 season which noticed a median of three,313. Gregory Health club bought out on eight events, together with a number of matches that had been bought out weeks upfront. In opposition to Texas A&M, Gregory Health club noticed 4,328 followers in attendance, the eighth most in Gregory’s present configuration.
— to texassports.com