Tulsa Sweeps Memphis On Road
Oct. 25, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Tulsa volleyball team claimed its 10th conference victory of the season as it swept Memphis (25-21, 25-16, 25-14) on Thursday, October 25th, at The Elma Roane Fieldhouse.
The Golden Hurricane (17-8, 10-1 C-USA) forced the Tigers (9-17, 4-7 C-USA) to 21 attack errors sand a .152 attack percentage. TU hit .298 and tallied 37 kills, and posted 31 assists and 38 digs. Memphis tallied 36 kills, 36 assists and 44 digs. Tulsa outblocked Memphis 4-2.
In the first set, Tulsa trailed 13-9, but scored 16 of the next 24 points to ultimately claim the set 25-21. Boatwright hit .714 in the frame with five kills on seven attempts.
The Golden Hurricane forced the Tigers to hit .000 in the second as TU won the frame 25-16. With the score tied at 13, Tulsa went on a 12-3 run thanks to six attack errors by the Tigers.
Tulsa hit .480 in the third frame as it cruised to a 25-14 win. The Hurricane jumped out to a 7-2 lead and never looked back in the set.
Tulsa wraps up the weekend in a Sunday match against UAB at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. First serve is set for 1 p.m.
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