at Iowa State
11/12/2022 | 2:00 PM
Nov. 12 (Sat) / 2:00 PM
at Iowa State
NORMAN, Okla. – Senior Reagan Cooper had a career-high 25 kills and junior Reese Rhodes posted a career-best 60 assists, however the Texas Tech Purple Raiders fell to the Oklahoma Sooners in 5 units, 18-25, 21-25, 25-19, 30-28, 13-15, at McCasland Discipline Home on Wednesday night time.
Cooper was on hearth on the web as she collected 25 kills on a career-high 56 assaults for a .321 hitting clip. She additionally added an ace, three digs and one block. Rhodes tallied a career-high 60 assists whereas recording 10 digs within the match to gather her tenth double-double of the season. She additionally totaled three blocks within the match.
Kenna Sauer added one other double-double for the Purple Raiders (14-11, 3-9 Massive 12) with 19 kills and 16 digs for her team-leading 14th of the yr. She picked up 4 blocks in opposition to the Sooners as properly. Brooke Kanas was nice on the offensive and defensive aspect as she totaled 16 slams on 33 assaults (.364) and a career-high tying eight blocks.
Defensively, KJ Adams was all around the court docket as she posted a season-best 29 digs, which is one away from her profession excessive. Maddie Correa was the fourth Purple Raider to publish double-digit digs within the match after totaling 11 of her personal. As a crew, Tech totaled 75 kills on a .254 hitting clip, 70 assists, 82 digs and 12.0 blocks.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The start of the set was back-and-forth as each groups traded factors heading to the media timeout. With OU main 5-4, Tech acquired it tied again up after which took the lead on back-to-back kills from Kanas. The Purple Raiders and Sooners would tie at 7-all till Cooper put down two-straight slams. Even at 10-10, OU would go on a 5-0 run to steer 15-10 heading into the media timeout. The Purple Raiders would win two-consecutive factors popping out of the timeout when the Sooners had a serving error and KJ Adams laid down an ace. However, Oklahoma acquired the factors again after profitable three of the following 4 to have an 18-13 benefit. Tech clawed again, ultimately getting inside 4, however OU would win the set by a 25-18 rating.
Similar to the final set, this one began extraordinarily shut as each groups tied eight instances earlier than the media timeout. The Sooners went out to an early 3-1 lead however the Purple Raiders used an OU error and a Sauer slam to tie issues up. Oklahoma had a 13-11 benefit that Texas Tech would overtake after two-straight assault errors on OU and a Cooper kill. The Purple Raiders would lead 15-14 heading into the media timeout when Jones slammed one down. OU responded, nonetheless, and would win 5 of the following seven factors to power a Tech timeout and lead 19-17. The Purple Raiders have been in a position to get kills from Kanas and Cooper, however OU completed off the set, 25-21.
Oklahoma went out to a 2-0 result in start the set, however the Purple Raiders acquired the factors again with Kanas and Cooper tallied kills. After tying at 7-all, Tech was in a position to take a 9-7 lead on an OU error and one other kill from Cooper. OU acquired a degree again, however the Purple Raiders answered with a 5-0 run to power a Sooner timeout and take a 13-8 lead. The Sooners have been in a position to reduce into Tech’s benefit after scoring six of the following 9 factors, 16-14. However, the Purple Raiders answered by profitable 4 of the following 5 factors on three kills from Cooper and an assault error on OU to take a 20-15 lead. Texas Tech would then shut it out on a pair kills from Cooper and Sauer every, 25-19.
The Purple Raiders took a 2-0 lead on kills from Kanas and Cooper, earlier than going up once more 6-5 on an OU error. Texas Tech was in a position to lead 12-9 due to a 3-0 run highlighted by slams from Sauer and Rhodes. However, the Sooners responded with a 3-0 run of their very own to tie issues at 12-12. Tech acquired two factors from a Cooper and Sauer slam to steer going into the media timeout, 15-14, however OU answered with two-consecutive factors for the 16-15 benefit. The groups traded factors till they have been tied at 24-24. Then, the Purple Raiders rallied and fought arduous because the Sooners tried to shut it out, however Tech would win the set and power a fifth when Cooper put down her twenty fourth kill.
Texas Tech began the fifth set with a 1-0 lead due to an OU service error. However, the Sooners answered by profitable seven of the following eight factors to take 7-2 lead. Sauer was in a position to cease the run when she slammed down a kill. The Purple Raiders battled with the Sooners, occurring a 6-2 run to get inside a degree of Oklahoma, 11-10. Oklahoma would reply again and maintain the lead as they received the match with a 15-13 fifth-set rating.
Senior Reagan Cooper led the crew with a career-high of 25 kills.
Cooper’s 25 kills are essentially the most for a Purple Raider in a single-game this season.
KJ Adams posted a season-high of 29 digs, which can also be essentially the most by a Purple Raider in a recreation this yr.
Kenna Sauer collected her team-leading 14th doubles-double of the yr with 19 kills and 16 digs.
Along with her three blocks in opposition to the Sooners, Karrington Jones now has 329 profession blocks and ranks ninth in program historical past.
Brooke Kanas recorded a career-high tying eight blocks within the match and likewise added a season-high of 16 kills.
Reese Rhodes tallied a career-high of 60 assists and totaled her tenth double-double by including 10 digs.
The Purple Raiders head to Ames, Iowa for a match in opposition to Iowa State on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m.