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Volleyball Hosts Texas Tech


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Baylor (13-6, 0-4) vs. Texas Tech (11-9, 0-4)
Oct. 10, 2012 | 7 p.m. CT
Waco, Texas | Ferrell Center (6,000)
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SERIES VS. TEXAS TECH
All-Time Series: TTU leads 22-46 (H: 13-17, A: 8-25, N: 1-4)
Last meeting: Texas Tech won 3-2, Oct. 26, 2011

SCOUTING THE WILDCATS
The Red Raiders have lost eight-straight matches entering Wednesday's showdown. 

Freshman Emily Ehrle leads TTU with 2.54 k/s and 2.7 points/set. Freshman setter Emily Ruetter averages 10.36 a/s, while sophomore Rachel Brummitt collects 4.51 d/s.

STORYLINES

- OH Zoe Adom has come on strong in Big 12 play. With a season average of 2.1 k/s, the junior is fifth in conference games with 3.27 k/s. Adom set a new career high with 20 kills at No. 24 Kansas on Oct. 6.

- For the first time in program history, Baylor began Big 12 play with four-straight matches against ranked opponents.

- Baylor is 1-5 against ranked teams this season.

- Senior Alyssa Dibbern leads the squad with 2.87 kills/set, ranking ninth in the Big 12. She has 12 double-digit kill matches this season after totaling seven all of 2011.

- Senior setter Kate Harris leads the squad with 10 double-doubles.

- Baylor, who likes to spread the ball around, has five players who average at least 2.0 k/s.

- Adri Nora was named tournament MVP in back-to-back tournaments (Big Daddy's Invitational and Kathy Trosclair Memorial).

- Baylor's sweep over No. 25 Cal on Aug. 31 was the first over a ranked opponent since a 3-0 home win over No. 11 Iowa State on Sept. 23, 2009.

- Head coach Jim Barnes picked up the 300th win of his career with a 3-1 win over Nevada on Aug. 25.

- The Bears tied a program best by being picked fifth in the 2012 Big 12 Preseason Poll, their highest since a fifth-place nod in the 2009 poll.

- Senior MH Torri Campbell was named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team.

- Despite losing six letterwinners to graduation, Baylor reloaded with seven incoming freshman, ranking No. 16 in the country according to PrepVolleyball.com.

- The 2011 squad earned BU its fourth-ever bid to the NCAA Championship and second in the last three years.


 

 

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