Oct. 21, 2010
Match 19: No. 10/10 TEXAS (13-5, 8-2 Big 12) vs. Kansas State (9-12, 3-7 Big 12)
When: Friday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Central
Where: Austin, Texas (Gregory Gymnasium)
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All-Time Series Record: Texas leads Kansas State, 24-7 (H: 12-3, A: 11-4, N: 1-0)
Last Meeting: Texas defeated Kansas State, 3-0 on Oct. 9, 2010 in Manhattan
Current Streak: Texas has won the last 14 meetings
TEXAS IN THE AVCA POLL
The Longhorns are ranked No. 10 in the most recent AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Poll (Oct. 18) ... Texas has now been ranked in the AVCA Top 25 for 103 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. 6 Illinois and No. 12 Iowa State ... UT was No. 3 in the preseason poll.
HORNS IN THE VOLLEYBALL MAGAZINE POLL
Texas holds the No. 10 spot in the latest Volleyball Magazine Poll (Oct. 19) ... Big 12 foes in the poll include No. 3 Nebraska and No. 12 Iowa State ... three of Texas’ non-conference opponents are ranked (No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Stanford and No. 6 Illinois ).
Texas is currently riding its longest winning streak of the season with its five-match run ... the Longhorns are also riding a 19-match home winning streak against Big 12 Conference foes, which dates back to Nov. 1, 2008.
TEXAS IN THE RPI
Texas ranks No. 18 in the NCAA RPI released on Oct. 18 ... Texas opponents in the RPI include No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Nebraska, No. 3 Illinois, No. 4 Stanford, No. 13 Iowa State and No. 19 Oklahoma.
ROBERSON ONE-UPPING HERSELF
Junior outside hitter Amber Roberson has posted a or equaled a career-high kill total in five of her last six matches ... after setting a new career high with 17 kills vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 16), Roberson erupted for a season-best 19 kills in Texas’ win at Kansas on Oct. 20 ... in the sweep of KU, she hit .395 and added eight digs and three blocks to her stat line.
TEXAS IN THE BIG 12 STATS
Through 10 Big 12 matches the Longhorns are blanketing the stats in conference matches and lead the league with .295 team hitting percentage ... senior middle blocker Jennifer Doris headlines the league with a .478 attack mark and junior middle blocker Rachael Adams is No. 2 in the conference with a .453 hitting percentage ... Adams ranks first with 1.51 blocks per-set and ranks sixth in kills (3.49) and points (4.31).
TEXAS IN THE NCAA STATS
In the most recent edition of the NCAA stats (Oct. 18) the Longhorns rank 15th nationally with their .279 team hitting percentage ... UT also ranks 35th in the NCAA with 2.53 blocks per-set ... junior middle blocker Rachael Adams ranks fifth nationally with her .426 hitting percentage and 28th with 1.27 blocks per-set.
LAST TIME VS. KANSAS STATE (Oct. 9)
Junior middle blocker Rachael Adams headlined Texas with 12 kills on .588 hitting to lift the Longhorns to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-12) sweep of Kansas State ... Adams added a career-high 10 total blocks to her stellar effort, while junior outside hitter Amber Roberson bolstered the Horns’ attack with 10 kills on .529 hitting ... senior All-America outside hitter Juliann Faucette added eight kills and a team-high 12 digs.