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OU Volleyball at Home for Big 12 Opener on Wednesday

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Press Release University of Oklahoma: 

The University of Oklahoma volleyballteam opens the 2013 Big 12 season against Texas Tech at home Wednesday night asthe Sooners puts a 15-game winning streak against the Red Raiders on the line.

 

Oklahoma on a Roll inConference Openers
Oklahomais 8-9 in Big 12 openers dating back to the league's inaugural season in 1996.The Sooners have won each of their last seven since the 2006 season, includinga 3-2 win at Texas Tech in 2008, and are 7-2 under Santiago Restrepo. Inhome Big 12 openers, OU is 9-8; having won each of its last six, including a3-1 win over Texas Tech in 2010.

 

15 Wins in a Row
Despitewinning each of the last 15 meetings, the Sooners still trail the all-timeseries against the Red Raiders, 34-28. At home, Oklahoma is 15-13 against TexasTech. Under Restrepo, the Sooners own a 16-2 record with the two losses comingin 2004 and 2005.

 

Home Court Advantage
Despitethe loss to Miami, Oklahoma is 3-1 in home matches this season and improved to78-36 (.684) at McCasland Field House under Restrepo. The Sooners are averaging724 in attendance at home dates, topped with 868 in the home opener againstArkansas on September 3.

 

Migliazzo in the Middle
SophomoreTaylor Migliazzo earned the starting libero position six matches intothe season and just last week set a program-record for digs in a five-set matchwith 40 at Tulsa. She gained the team lead in digs per set with 3.76 and iscoming off a 29-dig effort in Saturday's win over LIU Brooklyn.

 

McLaurin's Ranks
Seniormiddle blocker Sallie McLaurin leads the Big 12 in both hittingpercentage (.456) and blocks per set (1.39), which are good enough for ninthand 18th in the nation, respectively. She is also second in pointsper set (4.77, 26th) and third in kills per set (3.82, 61st).

 

Williams Digging Deep
Seniordefensive specialist Eden Williams started the season as the libero inthe first five matches before returning to the role she played over the lastthree seasons. For her career, she has 810 total digs, averaging 2.14 per set.This season, Williams is averaging 2.80 per set and at that rate would reachthe 1,000-dig mark in better than 68 sets. With 16 matches remaining in theregular season, the Sooners are guaranteed to play at least 48 sets.

 

Up Next
Oklahomavisits the defending National Champions when it visits Texas for a 3:00 pmshowdown. The game can be seen on the Longhorn Network.

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