Streak Continues For TU Volleyball
Nov. 20, 2011
TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa volleyball team swept the visiting UTEP Miners by scores of 25-15, 25-19 and 25-18 Sunday afternoon at Donald W. Reynolds Center.
Hancock ended the day with four kills and two digs with a .400 hitting percentage. Heim saw action late in the third set.
The Conference USA Champions also celebrated their second-straight league crown following the victory over the Miners (19-13, 9-10 C-USA). Tulsa won its 14th-straight match, and 12 of those matches were 3-0 decisions.
"This was another solid match by the girls where he hit over .300. Our offense is really clicking right now," Tulsa head coach Steven McRoberts said. "This was a solid way for us to end the home portion of our conference schedule. We're looking forward to having a good week of practice and hopefully taking some momentum into the NCAA Tournament."
Junior outside hitter Tyler Henderson led the way with a match-high 17 kills. She also recorded just two errors and hit .625 for the match. Sophomore outside hitter Kellie Culbertson fell one dig shy of a double-double, recording 11 kills and nine digs.
TU recorded a .309 hitting percentage and held the Miners to just a .121 hitting percentage for the match.
Jeane Horton led UTEP with 10 kills, and Malia Patterson had a double-double with 24 assists and 13 digs. Marie-Therese Joyce and Stephanie Figueroa both tallied 11 digs.
The Golden Hurricane will close out the regular season in Dallas, as the team will travel to SMU for a 2 p.m. meeting with the Mustangs Nov. 26.
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