Sept. 6, 2009
Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic
MATCH #5: No. 2/2 TEXAS (4-0, 0-0 Big 12) vs. No. 19/18 Saint Louis (3-1)
When: 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 and Saint Louis have never met
Last Meeting with Saint Louis: First meeting
LAST TIME OUT
Texas’ 3-1 win over No. 4 Hawaii extended its regular-season winning streak to12 matches, dating back to Nov. 1, 2008 ... the 25-11, 25-22, 22-25, 25-11 victory was highlighted by senior setter Ashley Engle’s first career triple-double (13 kills/38 assists/13 digs) ... junior outside hitter Juliann Faucette registered 16 kills, senior outside hitter Destinee Hooker tallied 12 kills and sophomore middle Rachael Adams posted a career-high 11 kills on .846 hitting (13 attacks) and added six total blocks ... against her hometown team, sophomore defensive specialist Sydney Yogi recorded a career-best 10 digs.
Senior setter Ashley Engle’s triple-double was the first by a Texas player since Jenny Andrew accomplished the feat against Kansas State on Oct. 15, 2003 ... Engle has recorded 25 kills on 42 swings in her last two matches while committing zero errors.
EARLIER THIS WEEKEND
The Longhorns posted 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 (Sept. 3) ... 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 ... the Longhorns won the match at the net against the Golden Bears, out-blocking Cal 20.0-to-10.0.
On the year, senior outside hitter Destinee Hooker
paces the UT offense with 4.50 kills per-set and a .335 hitting percentage ... junior outside hitter Juliann Faucette
is averaging 3.81 kills per-set, while senior setter Ashley Engle
has posted 2.31 kills, 8.50 assists and 2.44 digs per-set ... sophomore middle Rachael Adams
leads the team with her .583 attack mark.