AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Longhorns volleyball team stayed perfect Sunday after a sweep of Texas Tech in Lubbock.
The No. 1 Longhorns dropped the Red Raiders in front of a record crowd of over 6,000 behind a huge match from Madisen Skinner. She tied a career-high with 19 kills and hit .529 on 34 attempts. She had 10 kills in the third set to seal the match and seven in the first set.
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Texas took care of the Red Raiders with relative ease in the first set, had a small hill to climb in the second and had to rally to send the third set past 25 points. Set scores were 25-17, 25-19, 26-24.
The Longhorns hit .371 as a team and Logan Eggleston contributed 17 kills with six digs and a .368 hitting percentage.
Setter Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres continued her terrific play with 40 assists, adding three blocks, three digs and a pair of kills. Asjia O’Neal had a team-high five blocks and Zoe Fleck was tremendous defensively with 20 digs.
The Longhorns (11-0, 3-0 Big 12) host TCU on Wednesday at Gregory Gym.