RECAP: Crimson Raiders Split Opening Working day of Tennessee Basic

&#13 &#13 &#13 Next Match: vs. NC Point out 8/28/2021 | 9:00 AM &#13 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Texas Tech volleyball opened the 2021 time at the Tennessee Typical with a sweep of East Tennessee State Friday morning prior to falling to host, Tennessee, in three sets in the night cap.   […]

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Texas Tech volleyball opened the 2021 time at the Tennessee Typical with a sweep of East Tennessee State Friday morning prior to falling to host, Tennessee, in three sets in the night cap.
 
Tech’s gain above ETSU marked the fifth consecutive season-opening gain for head coach Tony Graystone and the fourth straight sweep in a season opener. 
 
Texas Tech 3, East Tennessee State (25-20, 25-19, 25-21)
The Red Raiders got off to a speedy begin in the 1st set using 6 of the initially 8 points. The Buccaneers clawed their way again late to near the gap to two factors at 22-20. Alex Kirby finished off the 1st set with an ace to give Tech the win in established a single. 
 
The initial 50 percent of the next set went back again-and-forth until a couple of blocks from Brooke Kanas gave Tech a 17-14 benefit that pressured an ETSU timeout. The Purple Raiders closed out the established solid, using the 2nd frame 25-19. Caitlin Dugan tallied 5 kills in the established.
 
A five-stage run gave ETSU an early 12-9 guide in the third established, but the Red Raiders rallied again to tie items at 12 right after a couple of kills from Dugan and an attack error by the Bucs. Two very long rallies went ETSU’s way, but Tech ongoing to fight, trading points with the Bucs late in the set. An ace from Alex Torres gave Tech the 23-21 benefit just before Kenna Sauer finished the match with a eliminate and a block to sweep the Bucs.
 
Dugan finished the match with 11 kills, hitting .588 and introducing two blocks. Freshman Madison Gilliland tallied four blocks and seven kills in her debut. Sauer also tallied seven kills in her initial exhibiting as a Red Raider. 
 
Texas Tech , Tennessee 3 (15-25, 17-25, 18-25)
Tennessee employed a 7-level scoring run to jump forward in the opening body and did not surrender the direct profitable the first set 25-15. The Woman Vols claimed the next set, 25-17, hitting .351 with 19 kills. Tennessee finished the match with a 25-18 earn in set 3 to hand the Crimson Raiders their first loss of the season.
 
Maddie O’Brien tallied 5 kills and racked up 4 blocks, which includes two solo blocks. O’Brien and Samantha Sanders led the crew with eight points. Sanders eight kills topped all Pink Raiders. 
 
UP Following
Texas Tech closes out the Tennessee Typical Saturday morning at 9 a.m. CST versus NC State.
 
For the hottest details on the Texas Tech volleyball workforce, visit TexasTech.com or follow @TexasTechVB on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
 
 

Elva Zachman

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