Oct. 5, 2010
Match 14: No. 11/11 TEXAS (8-5, 3-2 Big 12) vs. Colorado (5-7, 2-4 Big 12)
When: Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Central
Where: Austin, Texas (Gregory Gymnasium)
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All-Time Series Record: Texas leads Colorado, 24-8 (H: 13-4, A: 11-4, N: 1-0)
Last Meeting: Texas defeated Colorado, 3-0 on Oct. 24, 2009 in Austin
Current Streak: Texas has won the last 12 meetings
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TEXAS IN THE AVCA POLL
The Longhorns are ranked No. 11 in the most recent AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Poll (Oct. 4) ... Texas has now been ranked in the AVCA Top 25 for 101 consecutive weeks, dating back to 2004 ... ... UT fell out of the Top 10 on Sept. 20 for the first time in 62 straight weeks ... Texas fell out of the top five on Sept. 13, snapping its 34-week streak in the top-five ... UT opponents in the poll include No. 1 Stanford, No. 2 Florida, No. 3 Nebraska, No. 6 Illinois and No. 10 Iowa State ... UT was No. 3 in the preseason poll.
HORNS IN THE VOLLEYBALL MAGAZINE POLL
Texas holds the No. 11 spot in the latest Volleyball Magazine Poll (Oct. 5) ... Big 12 foes in the poll include No. 3 Nebraska and No. 10 Iowa State ... three of Texas' non-conference opponents are ranked (No. 1 Stanford, No. 2 Florida and No. 5 Illinois ).
ADAMS LEADING THE WAY, TABBED POW
Junior middle blocker Rachael Adams registered 4.22 points per-set and hit .473 last week to earn the first Big 12 Conference Player of the Week award of her career (Oct. 4) ... she headlined Texas' attack, averaging 3.67 kills per-set and adding a team-best 1.11 blocks per-set ... she led the Horns in points, kills and blocks in both of its matches ... in UT's 3-2 victory over Iowa State, Adams posted a career-high 18 kills and 20 points, hit at a .519 clip and posted four total blocks ... Adams was the center of the offense again in a 3-1 loss at Nebraska, registering a team-best 15 kills and hitting at a .429 clip.
TOUGH ROW TO HOE
Texas has been no stranger to tough competition in 2010 ... the Longhorns have played five of their first 13 matches against teams ranked in the Top 10 and six against Top 25 competition ... four of Texas' five losses have come to the second, third, fourth and fifth ranked teams in the nation.
TEXAS IN THE RPI
Texas ranks No. 22 in the NCAA RPI released on Oct. 4 ... Texas opponents in the RPI include No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Nebraska, No. 3 Illinois, No. 6 Stanford, No. 7 Iowa State and No. 19 Oklahoma.
FAUCETTE AND DORIS IN THE UT RECORD BOOKS
The senior tandem of Juliann Faucette and Jennifer Doris is making its mark on the UT career record books ... Faucette ranks ninth all-time at UT with 1,267 kills and holds the No. 15 spot with her career .279 hitting percentage ... Faucette's 1,468.5 career points rank 16th all-time among Longhorns ... Doris is leaving her mark in the blocking books, ranking 15th with 257 block assists and 20th with 301 total blocks.
TEXAS DEALING ACES
The most productive part of the Longhorns game this season has been serving as they have averaged 1.49 service aces per-set ... Texas ranks No. 1 in the Big 12 in aces per-set and is 7-1 when registering more service aces than its opponents ... senior outside hitter Juliann Faucette is UT's best weapon from behind the service stripe and she ranks second in the Big 12 with 0.43 aces per-set, while freshman setter Hannah Allison ranks fifth with 0.32 aces per-set.