Nov. 19, 2010
Tulsa, Okla. - Tulsa swept Rice 3-0 in an afternoon Conference USA volleyball match at the Reynolds Center to remain undefeated in league action. Set scores were 25-8, 25-18, and 25-23.
The 24th-ranked Golden Hurricane (28-2, 18-0) was led by Tyler Henderson's 16 kills and .306 hitting percentage. Elizabeth Hale added 8 kills and a .571 hitting percentage. Tulsa hit .286 on the day to go with 9 team blocks.
Rice (15-15, 10-8) managed a .019 hitting percentage for the match and was led by junior Jordan Meredith's 9 kills, while Nancy Cole had 7 kills and a .462 hitting percentage. Freshmen Tyler Jenkins and Mariah Riddlesprigger also had 4 kills.
The Owls made it a fight in set three when they were ahead 20-16, but TU went on a 9-3 run to capture the set and the match.
Rice now travels to Dallas to play SMU on Sunday, November 21 at noon inside Moody Coliseum.