Texas volleyball coach Jerritt Elliott's team hit a season-high .565 percentage against Savannah State. (UT athletics).

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No. 2 Texas volleyball team routs Savannah State at Wildcat Classic

Posted September 18th, 2015

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The second-ranked Texas volleyball team earned its seventh sweep with a 25-7, 25-9, 25-9 rout of Savannah State Friday afternoon at the Wildcat Classic in Tuscon, Arizona.

Texas (8-1) hit a season-high .565, with 38 kills and just three errors. Savannah State (0-13) hit minus .075 for the match with 20 attack errors.

Texas senior Amy Neal had a team-high nine kills and hit .643. Chiaka Ogbogu added eight kills with a .727 percentage and sophomore Mirta Baselovic had a career high six kills. Eight Texas players had at least two kills.

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Baselovic led the Horns with three blocks, sophomore Cat McCoy had 16 digs and Chloe Collins posted 20 assists and three service aces.

The Longhorns opened the first set with a 12-4 run and allowed only three more points to take the set 25-7. Texas went up 22-8 in the second set after scoring ten straight, and won it 25-9. The Longhorns took a 12-4 lead  in the third set and outscored the Tigers 13-5 down the stretch.

 

 

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