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Subsequent Match:

at Oklahoma

11/9/2022 | 6:00 PM

Nov. 09 (Wed) / 6:00 PM

at Oklahoma

LUBBOCK, Texas – Junior setter Reese Rhodes collected her ninth double-double of the season with 37 assists and 10 digs, however the Texas Tech Purple Raiders fell in a troublesome battle with the TCU Horned Frogs, 15-25, 31-29, 16-25, 25-27, on Saturday afternoon on the United Supermarkets Area.

Rhodes additionally led the Purple Raiders (14-10, 3-8 Large 12) with three blocks within the match. Kenna Sauer posted her second recreation in a row with 19 slams, whereas additionally including two blocks and 9 digs. Brooke Kanas had recreation on the internet after recording 11 kills and two blocks.

Three Purple Raiders added double-digit digs within the match as Maddie Correa led with 12, KJ Adams posted 11 and Rhodes had 10. Fifth-year senior Karrington Jones collected 5 kills and a block towards TCU, pushing her profession block whole to 326, which ties her for tenth all-time in program historical past.


Set One

The Horned Frogs took an early, 9-1 result in start the match. A kill from Sauer stopped their run, then the Purple Raiders had been capable of minimize into the TCU benefit after Kanas, Cooper and Jones recorded a number of kills. TCU was capable of get the factors again and maintain onto their lead for the rest of the set. Nevertheless, the Purple Raiders went on a 3-0 run on the finish of the set due to a slam from Jones and a solo block from Sauer, however TCU would shut it out and win by a rating of 25-15.

Set Two

Texas Tech went up 5-3 within the second set when Dugan and Kanas slammed down kills and Sauer posted a service ace. The Purple Raiders maintained a lead when Cooper obtained an ace of her personal at 9-7. Texas Tech had a sizeable benefit after going up 19-15 on a kill by Jones. Nevertheless, TCU went on a 3-0 run to tie issues up at 20-20, then once more at 23-all. The 2 groups went back-and-forth on the finish, attempting to carry off set level. The Purple Raiders would grind it out as Cooper put down a kill, then compelled a TCU error to win the set, 31-29.

Set Three

TCU began the third set with an 8-4 run as Tech was capable of get these 4 factors off kills from Rhodes, Maddie O’Brien, Sauer and Kanas. The Purple Raiders would go on to win 4 of the following 5 factors on slams from Kanas and Sauer and an ace by Rhodes to shut the hole at 9-8. TCU would take a 17-11 lead earlier than the Purple Raiders answered again by profitable 5 of six factors on TCU errors and one other Kanas kill for an 18-16 rating. However, the Horned Frogs gained seven-straight factors to finish the set and take a 2-1 lead, 25-16.

Set 4

The Purple Raiders started the set with a 5-2 benefit due to slams from Jones, Sauer and Rhodes and a service ace from Adams. TCU would reply again with a 3-0 run to tie issues at 5-5. Tech would go on a 3-0 run of their very own when TCU had a service error and Rhodes and Sauer posted back-to-back kills. Nevertheless, the Horned Frogs gained 5 of the following six factors to guide 15-12 heading into the media timeout. The Purple Raiders got here out of the timeout on fireplace, profitable 10 of the following 13 factors highlighted by blocks from Jones and Sauer and kills from Sauer. TCU and Tech traded factors after that to tie the set at 23-23, however finally the Horned Frogs would draw back with a 27-25 rating.


Alex Torres recorded seven digs, placing her as much as over 700 in her profession (705).
Reese Rhodes set her profession excessive for service aces in a recreation with two.
Rhodes additionally recorded her ninth double-double of the season with 37 assists and 10 digs.
With a block towards TCU, Karrington Jones propelled herself to 326 profession blocks placing her in a tie for tenth all-time with Kari Ohland (1983-1984).
Reagan Cooper collected her second ace of the season.
Kenna Sauer obtained her second recreation in a row with 19 kills, pushing her double-digit kill whole to a team-leading to 22 video games on the season.


Head Coach Tony Graystone

Opening assertion…

“Robust loss… It feels completely different than the final couple of matches. We had many alternatives to place it away, TCU simply executed at a better degree. I did not suppose we performed poorly. I did not suppose there was something essentially incorrect with what we had been doing, they only executed at a better degree. It was laborious to decelerate their attackers and we pushed them so far as we may, and I want we had been nonetheless enjoying proper now.”

On the second set…

“The primary set wasn’t very shut, so that they pulled away from us late. It was good to see us get off to a greater begin. We knew the second set was going to be tight, and it actually simply turned who was going to have the ability to rating some extent off their serve. The aspect out recreation on either side was actually good. It was a enjoyable set and it was one which we actually needed to have to remain within the match. We discovered a option to level rating on the finish.”

On the following match towards Oklahoma and the sport plan shifting ahead…

“Properly, the sport plan is identical as what we have been doing. We practice, we put a scouting report collectively and we go play. Tonight’s degree of play for us was higher than what we have seen currently. TCU performed properly and their offense was good… It was just like what we noticed in Fort Price. They only executed at a better degree, so it was going to be a problem from the beginning. We had been proper there.”

#16 Setter Reese Rhodes

On how she feels being again after harm…

“I felt nice. I really feel like my teammates have actually supported me and there is been plenty of communication between us. It simply felt good to be again.” 

On the sport plan for Oklahoma…

“Get again within the health club, practice and have that profitable mindset.” 

Up Subsequent

The Purple Raiders are on the highway for 2 video games subsequent week. First, they journey to Oklahoma for a match towards the Sooners on Wednesday, Nov.9 at 6 p.m. Then, Tech heads to Iowa State on Saturday, Nov. 12 for a 2 p.m. match versus the Cyclones.

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