Oct. 12, 2010
Match 16: No. 11/11 TEXAS (10-5, 5-2 Big 12) at Oklahoma (13-5, 5-2 Big 12)
When: Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Central
Where: Norman, Okla. (McCasland Fieldhouse)
Televsion: ESPNU (PxP: Anne Marie Anderson, Color Analyst: Holly McPeak)
Live Stats: GameTracker
All-Time Series Record: Texas leads Oklahoma, 35-2 (H: 18-1, A: 14-1, N: 3-0)
Last Meeting: Texas defeated Oklahoma, 3-0 on Nov. 25, 2009
Current Streak: Texas has won the last two meetings
TEXAS IN THE AVCA POLL
The Longhorns are ranked No. 11 in the most recent AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Poll (Oct. 11) ... Texas has now been ranked in the AVCA Top 25 for 102 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 Florida, No. 2 Stanford, No. 3 Nebraska, No. 8 Illinois and No. 13 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. 13 Iowa State ... three of Texas' non-conference opponents are ranked (No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Stanford and No. 7 Illinois ).
ADAMS WINS SECOND-STRAIGHT PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR
Junior middle blocker Rachael Adams was named Big 12 Player of the Week (Oct. 11) for the second consecutive week after leading the Longhorns to sweeps of Colorado and Kansas State last week ... Adams headlined No. 11 Texas' attack last week, hitting at a blistering .688 clip, while recording 4.17 kills, 5.33 points and 2.00 blocks per-set ... she committed just three attack errors on a combined 32 swings in two matches and recorded a career-high 10 total blocks in UT's sweep of Kansas State.
TEXAS IN THE BIG 12 STATS
Through seven Big 12 matches the Longhorns are blanketing the conference only stats and lead the league with .274 team hitting percentage ... junior middle blocker Rachael Adams headlines the conference with a .467 hitting percentage, ranks third with 1.44 blocks per-set and ranks fifth in kills (3.68) and points (4.48) per-set ... senior middle blocker Jennifer Doris ranks third in hitting (.413) and senior outside hitter Juliann Faucette holds the No. 5 spot with 0.28 service aces per-set.
TEXAS IN THE RPI
Texas ranks No. 21 in the NCAA RPI released on Oct. 11 ... Texas opponents in the RPI include No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Nebraska, No. 3 Illinois, No. 5 Stanford, No. 14 Iowa State and No. 20 Oklahoma.
ADAMS ANCHORING THE MIDDLE
Junior middle blocker Rachael Adams has continued to grow as a go-to player for Texas in 2010 ... she leads Texas in hitting percentage with a .438 mark, while ranking second in the Big 12 and tying for fifth-best in the NCAA ... during league play she leads the conference with a .467 attack mark ... her 1.25 blocks per-set lead the Horns and rank fifth-best in the league ... Adams ranks second on the club with 2.90 kills per-set ... she began her hot streak at No. 4 Florida (Sept. 11), posting a career-best 14 kills on .455 hitting ... in her last eight matches she is averaging 3.53 kills and 1.47 blocks per-set and is hitting a team-best .465.