Preview: Oklahoma


Oct. 17, 2017

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FORT WORTH, Texas - After a week on the road, the TCU volleyball team returns to the friendly confines of The Rickel inside the University Recreation Center to welcome Oklahoma for a 6 p.m., showdown on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

The match between the Frogs (9-9, 1-5 Big 12) and the Sooners (4-15, 1-5 Big 12) will air live on FOX Sports Southwest Plus with Chuck LaMendola and Alexia Heist on the call. The game can also be streamed online and on mobile via FOXSportsGo.com or the FOXSportsGo app for local cable subscribers.

Clear Bag Policy
Only the following items will be permitted upon entrance into TCU athletics facilities:
-Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and not exceeding 14 inches by 14 inches
-One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)
-One unopened bottle of water
-Small clutch bags with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the venue with one of the clear plastic bags
-The Small clutch bags must be approximately the size of a hand 
-Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at stadium/arena gates
-Backpacks, diaper bags and other similar bags will not be allowed

Tickets
Tickets for the action on Wednesday will be available for purchase at the TCU Ticket Office located inside the Rec Center. Adult tickets will be priced at $10 and youth tickets available for $5. For more ticket information, please call the ticket office at 817-257-FROG.

TCU Quick Hits
-This season marks the third under the helm of alumni and Director of Volleyball Jill (Pape) Kramer 
-Kramer (1996-99) was the first scholarship volleyball player on the inaugural team in 1996 and still
holds the single-season and career school records in kills and total attacks 
-Kramer has led TCU to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA tournament and has totaled over 100
career wins in her coaching career 
-TCU is now 9-9 on the season and is wrapping-up the first half of Big 12 play at home against Oklahoma 
-In the third RPI of the season, TCU checks in at No. 54 with the 12th best schedule in the country 
-The Horned Frogs are a young team with eight of the current nine true or redshirt freshmen having seen action this season 
-True freshmen Dani Dennison, Sarah Swanson, Allye Beth Deaton and Berklie Baker have appeared in every match so far this season 
-Ashleigh Martin has started a `Marty Party' this year as the junior is putting down 2.77 kills per set and double-digit kills in nine matches this season 
-Anna Walsh is becoming one of the most efficient hitters in the Big 12 as the junior hit above .300 in eight of the last 12 matches and 10 matches this season 
-Walsh has put down double-digit kills in 11 matches this season and leads the team in Big 12 only match with 3.76 kills per set and .346 hitting clip 
-The junior is also being defensive at the net and is ranked fifth in Big 12 only match with 1.19 blocks per set after recording a season-high 8.0 block at West Virginia 
-Guiding the offense is two experienced setters in seniors Lamprini Konstantindou and Kaylee Smith who are dishing out 6.38 and 4.97 assists per set, respectively 
-Dennison has been the anchor in the back row and is ranked second in the Big 12 with 4.83 digs per set after leading the league through the first two weekends of action 
-Dennison has picked up double-digit digs in 17 of the 18 matches played this season and 20+ in six 
-The highest ranked recruit to ever enroll at TCU in Abigail Buckingham has slowly made her way onto the court and is good for 2.79 kills per set when she sees action 
-Deaton has picked up steam in Big 12 play with the freshman recording three straight double-doubles and is also putting down 2.90 kills per set and picking up 1.24 digs per set 

Scouting the Opponent: Oklahoma
-Oklahoma is looking to snap a two-match losing streak and pick up another Big 12 win after getting the sweep over Texas Tech to start October 
-The Sooners were only able to pick up three wins during nonconference action as they defeated Northwestern State (3-0), Nicholls State (3-0) and USM (3-1) 
-Alyssa Enneking is pacing the offense at 4.09 kills per set in all matches and 4.12 kills per set in Big 12 only matches 
-Enneking is also picking up 2.80 digs per set and 0.46 blocks per set in her six rotations of play for the Sooners 
-Madison Drescher is putting down 2.76 kills per set for Oklahoma and Morgan Miller is good for 2.08 kills per set as well 
-On defense, Enneking leads the way but Kira Morikawa is picking up 2.60 digs per set and Rachel Manriquez is good for 2.31 digs per set 
-At the net, Sarah Maras is shutting down with 0.85 blocks per set while Miller is good for 0.72 blocks per set 

Recap: at Texas Tech
-The TCU volleyball team battled hard but came up just short on Saturday afternoon as Texas Tech came away with a 3-1 (25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 25-21) victory 
-The Horned Frogs controlled the match from the beginning and held the early lead in the opening set but a late 8-0 run by the Red Raiders let them steal the set and take a 1-0 lead 
-TCU bounced back to take the second set behind seven kills from Anna Walsh, but the Frogs could not carry the momentum any further with Texas Tech using early runs to control the final two sets to get the win in the match in four 
-Walsh led TCU for an eighth time this season with a season-high 18 kills in the match to go along with 7.0 blocks and two digs 
-Allye Beth Deaton notched her third straight double-double with a career-high 16 kills and 12 digs 
-Dani Dennison anchored the defense from the back row with 19 digs while TCU totaled 10.0 blocks as a team at the net defensively


 

 

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