Sept. 4, 2009
Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Classic
MATCH #4: No. 2/2 TEXAS (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) vs. No. 4/4 Hawaii (5-0) / No. 19/18 Saint Louis (2-1)
When: Sat., Sept. 5 vs. Hawaii at 12 a.m. Central / Sun., Sept. 6 vs. Saint Louis at 8 p.m. Central
Where: Honolulu, Hawaii (Stan Sheriff Center)
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All-Time Series Records: Texas trails Hawaii, 1-10 (H: 0-3, A: 0-4, N: 1-3)
Texas and Saint Louis have never met
Last Meeting with Hawaii: Hawaii def. Texas, 3-1 (30-19, 18-30, 21-30, 20-30) on Dec. 3, 2005 in Austin
[Texas’ lone win over Hawaii came in the 1988 NCAA Championship match]
LAST TIME OUT
The Longhorns notched their third win over a ranked opponent this season with a 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-13) win over No. 10 California in the opening round of the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Classic ... senior setter Ashley Engle paced the Horns’ attack on the night with a kill/assist double-double that included 12 kills on 20 swings with zero errors and 32 assists ... senior outside hitter Destinee Hooker led all players with 17 kills on .353 hitting, while adding nine digs ... junior outside hitter Juliann Faucette chipped in 15 kills.
TEXAS BLOCK PARTY
The Longhorns won the match at the net against the Golden Bears, out-blocking Cal 20.0-to-10.0 ... UT’s 20 stuffs was the most it has totaled since it posted 20.0 at Texas Tech on Sept. 26, 2007 ... freshman outside hitter Bailey Webster led the charge with eight block assists, while sophomore middle Rachael Adams posted seven and junior middle Jennifer Doris added six total blocks (two solo).
On the year, senior outside hitter Destinee Hooker
paces the UT offense with 5.00 kills per-set and a .349 hitting percentage ... junior outside hitter Juliann Faucette
is averaging 3.58 kills per-set, while senior setter Ashley Engle
has posted 2.00 kills, 8.17 assists and 2.17 digs per-set.
HOOKER EARNS FIRST POW OF 2009
Texas senior All-America outside hitter Destinee Hooker was named Big 12 Player of the Week after leading the Longhorns to victories over No. 15 San Diego and then-No. 23 Long Beach State last week ... the San Antonio, Texas, native hammered out 43 kills, 5.38 kills per-set, 6.38 point per-set and hit at a .347 clip at the Long Beach State Baden Classic last weekend.