Texas opposite hitter Skylar Fields (5) celebrates a point during an NCAA volleyball game against Texas A&M on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Austin, Texas. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Volleyball

Texas volleyball remains undefeated in Big 12

Posted October 2nd, 2019


The Texas volleyball team moved to 3-0 in conference play after defeating TCU 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 in Fort Worth on Wednesday night.

Micaya White led the Longhorns with 13 kills while Logan Eggleston added 11 kills for Texas. White had a hitting percentage of .500 and made four digs, a block and two aces.

Jhenna Gabriel made 36 assists in the match to lead the Longhorns (9-2) while Sydney Petersen led Texas with seven digs.


Skylar Fields and Molly Phillips tied for the team lead in blocks with three each. Fields also chipped in eight kills, third most on the team.

With the score tied 5-5 in the first set, the Longhorns went on a 5-1 run to take a 10-6 lead. Texas led the rest of the way to take the first set.

Texas started the second set much like the first. TCU (5-8, 0-3) managed to fight to make it a 17-14 Texas lead, however. The Longhorns kept TCU at arm’s length for the rest of the set, ending on a 3-0 run.

TCU kept it close in the final set, getting to within 22-20. The Longhorns finished off the match on a 3-1 run, ending with a kill by White.

The Longhorns are off through the weekend and next take on Kansas State on the road Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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