Volleyball Travels to Texas Tech for Finale

Mattie Burleson

Mattie Burleson

Nov. 29, 2013

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FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU volleyball team will wrap up the 2013 season by traveling to Lubbock, Texas to take on Texas Tech on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m., at the United Spirit Arena.

The Horned Frogs (16-14, 4-11 Big 12) are looking to avenge a loss earlier this season to the Red Raiders (9-22, 2-13 Big 12), as the team plays in its final regular season game of the 2013 season.

Live audio of the match is available at GoFrogs.com through FrogVision, with Jeff Lewis on the call.

TCU QUICK HITS 
-The Horned Frogs are looking to avenge a five-set loss earlier this season to Texas Tech, when they travel to Lubbock for the season finale.
-TCU pulled off the upset and came away with a 3-0 win over Kansas State in the home season finale on Wednesday.
-The home court of the Frogs, the University Recreation Center, is one of the toughest places to play in the Big 12, as TCU averages over 1,000 fans at home and has sold out seven matches this season.
-Stephanie Holland has been on an offensive streak for TCU by leading the team with 92 kills, 3.07 kills per set and a .412 hitting percentage over the last eight games.
-Yvonne Igodan and Ashley Smith are leading TCU for the season with 2.61 and 2.58 kills per set, respectively.
-Holland and Igodan rank in the top 10 in the conference in hitting percentage at No. 9 (.301) and No. 10 (.301), respectively.
-Alexia Heist and Trisha Langely are guiding the TCU offense with 631 and 476 assists, respectively, while Langley leads the team with 30 service aces.
-Shane Peters is roaming the back court as libero and leads the team with 379 digs and 3.54 digs per set.
-Mattie Burleson is taking charge at the net and is ranked No. 8 in the Big 12 in blocks per set with 1.10 and leads the team with 113 total blocks. 

TCU VS. TEXAS TECH SERIES NOTES 
-TCU and Kansas State are meeting for the ninth time, with the series tied after the Red Raiders took a 3-2 decision earlier this season.
-The Horned Frogs had won the last four meetings before Texas Tech's win in October.
-TCU earned their first series sweep in Big 12 play last year when they beat the Red Raiders and look to split the series on Saturday.
-First Meeting: Oct. 17, 1999 - Texas Tech 3, TCU 0
-Last Meeting: Oct. 12, 2013 - Texas Tech 3, TCU 2 

BREAKING DOWN THE OPPONENT - TEXAS TECH 
-The Red Raiders will be looking to win on Senior Day for the second-consecutive season as Texas Tech knocked off No. 20 Kansas State, 3-1, on Nov. 17 last year.
-Texas Tech will also be aiming to end its season on a positive note as the Red Raiders have not closed the regular season with a victory since defeating Iowa State, 3-0, on Nov. 25, 2000, in Lubbock. Tech is just 4-12 all-time during the Big 12 era in regular-season finales.
-With a victory on Saturday, Texas Tech will have reached double-digit wins for the third-consecutive season which has not previously been accomplished since the 2004-06 seasons.
-In the last three game, Breeann David has led the Red Raiders with 50 kills and averaged a team-best 5.00 kills per set.
-Rachel Brummitt became the first Texas Tech player to earn a Big 12 weekly award this season when she was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the week.
-Brummitt is ranked No. 2 in the Big 12 with 588 digs and 5.16 digs per set, while also being ranked No. 7 in service aces with 0.27 per set.

ON THE AIR AND ON THE WEB 
-Audio for all awayTCU volleyball matches is available through FrogVision on TCU's Offical Athletics Website, GoFrogs.com. Jeff Lewis will provide play-by-play and analysis for the all game in the 2013 season.
-Video for all home TCU matches, that are not live on television, is streamed on FrogVision through GoFrogs.com with Lewis on the call. Audio and video both require a CBS Sports All- Access subscription for access to FrogVision. Visit GoFrogs.com for more information.


 

 


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