Barnes Named Big 12 Player of the Week

Sept. 28, 2009

IRVING, Texas - Senior setter Taylor Barnes was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week for her spectacular performance in back-to-back conference wins for the 19th-ranked Bears.

Barnes recorded her third career triple-double in a sweep over No. 11 Iowa State. For the week, she averaged 12.00 set assists per set, along with 2.50 kills per set and 2.67 digs per set, while hitting a robust .448 (15-2-29) from her setter position.

The Arlington, Texas, native had 10 kills, 11 digs and 38 set assists against the Cyclones, including a .474 hitting percentage (10-1-19). She also added two block assists in the match. Against Kansas, Barnes led the Bears to another sweep with 34 set assists, five kills, five digs, and two more block assists.

Baylor will look to continue the best start in school history, taking on visiting Missouri on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Ferrell Center. The match is set to start at 7 p.m.



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