Volleyball Sets Eyes on Final Road Trip of Season; Wichita State (W 3-1) and Tulsa (L 3-0)


(Patrick) #1

While the Cougars are looking to complete the season sweep over the Shockers, Houston is seeking revenge over the Golden Hurricane from its match with them earlier in the year.
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AT THE NET
Houston at Wichita State
Friday, Nov. 9 | 7 p.m.
Charles Koch Arena | Wichita, Kan.
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Houston at Tulsa
Sunday, Nov. 11 | 1 p.m.­­
Reynolds Center | Tulsa, Okla.
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(Patrick) #2

Our volleyball team loves playing Wichita State.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

* There were 30 ties and eight lead changes in the contest.
* Houston is 10-0 on the year when leading 2-0 in a match.
* Houston has won six of the last seven sets against Wichita State.
* The Cougars are now 4-3 all-time against the Shockers.
* Friday’s match marked the 11th time this season at least three Cougars recorded 10 or more digs in the same contest.
* The Cougars had multiple players post double-doubles in the same match for the ninth time. At least one Houston player has recorded a double-double in 15 of the past 17 matches.
* Junior outside hitter Megan Duncan tallied her team-high 11th double-double of the season, finishing Friday night with a match-high 15 kills to go along with 16 digs.
* Senior setter Katie Krebs finished the match with 15 assists and 10 digs, her sixth double-double of the season.
* With her match-high 30 helpers, sophomore setter Abby Irvine recorded her sixth 30-assist match of the season.
* Redshirt sophomore defensive specialist Kylie Napoleon dug out a season-high 10 balls.


(Patrick) #3

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

* Leading the conference in service aces per set, Houston showed its strength at the service line today with four aces. Redshirt freshman defensive specialist Kylie Napoleon led the team with a pair.
* Junior libero Katie Karbo recorded a match-high 21 digs on the afternoon, the 18th time this season she’s led the match in digs.
* Freshman outside hitter Alexis Cheatum led the Cougars with a match-high 11 kills. It’s the third occasion this year she’s led the team in kills.
* Both of Houston’s middle blockers, senior Chenelle Walker and freshman Kendall Haywood, led the Cougars with three blocks each.