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GoFrogs: Volleyball Drops Match at No. 6 Texas

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    GoFrogs: TCU Drops Match at No. 6 Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas – The TCU volleyball team never gave up and fought for every point, but ultimately dropped a 3-1 (25-13, 20-25, 25-17, 25-23) decision to No. 6 Texas on Wednesday night inside Gregory Gym in Austin, Texas.

    The Longhorns (15-4, 10-1 Big 12) were able to jump out to the early lead with a quick win in the opener, but the Horned Frogs (12-10, 4-7 Big 12) did not back down from the challenge and used a .306 hitting clip along with strong serving and blocking to take the second set and even up the match. The teams continued to battle back-and-forth through the final two sets, but Texas was able to close out each set on strong runs to finish off the match in four.

    Anna Walsh led TCU with 13 kills, while Sarah Swanson tied her career-high with 12 kills and also led the team at the net with three blocks. Katie Clark was able to chip in nine kills and two blocks, while Lexi MacLeanfinished with seven kills and seven digs. Tori Dilfer guided the offense with 39 assists to go along with 11 digs for her eighth double-double of the year. Dani Dennison led the backrow with 12 digs with Berklie Bakerchipping in seven digs.

    Stats of the Match
    5 – TCU was strong from the service line with five service aces to mark the 11th time this season scoring 5+ aces in a match and fifth time during Big 12 action.

    -TCU moves to 12-10 on the season and 4-7 in Big 12 play with the loss on Wednesday
    -Texas is able to sweep the season series for the third straight season and the sixth time since the teams became conference foes
    -The Longhorns also move to 16-1 in the all-time series record with TCU
    -Sarah Swanson totaled double-digit kills for the fifth time in 2018 and matched her career-high with 12 kills
    -Swanson was nearly perfect in the match with 12 kills and only two errors on 22 swings for a .455 hitting clip
    -Swanson has now hit above .300 in back-to-back matches and eight matches this season
    -Anna Walsh led TCU in kills for the ninth time this season with 13 kills in the match to mark the 18th double-digit kill match in 2018
    -Tori Dilfer recorded her eighth double-double and fourth in Big 12 play with 39 assists and 11 digs
    -Dani Dennison picked up 12 digs to lead the team on defense for the third time this season
    -The double-digit digs for Dennison marked the 10th time she has achieved the feat in 2018

    Up Next
    TCU will return home to the friendly confines of The Rickel inside the University Recreation Center to host Iowa State on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m.

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