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


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.


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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