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Baylor Volleyball Extends Streak to 10 with Sweep over Texas Tech

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Baylor volleyball (14-4, 2-0 Big 12) earned its 10th-straight win of the 2016 season with a 3-0 sweep over conference foe Texas Tech (10-8, 0-3 Big 12), 25-17, 26-24, 25-19, Wednesday night at the Ferrell Center.

The 10-match streak is the first since the 2009 season, where the Bears advanced to the NCAA Round of 16. The win was Baylor’s 22nd win in 24 matches against the Red Raiders, including four in a row.

Sophomore Ashley Fritcher got the Bears out to a fast start in set one, hitting 1.000 (3-for-3). A 5-0 run behind redshirt junior Katie Staiger’s serve pushed the Bears into a comfortable lead that would give BU a dominant 25-17 first-set win.

Baylor played from behind most of the second set after registering eight attack errors in the frame. The Bears then fought off two set points and used a block to take set two in extra points, 26-24.

BU jumped out to an early 5-2 advantage in the third set, and would never trail en route to the 25-19 third-set win for the sweep.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Katie Staiger led the Bears with her 8th double-double and second-straight of the season, adding 19 kills and 10 digs.

• Baylor has now won 10 matches in a row, dating back to Sept. 9. This is the first 10-match winning streak since 2009 (Aug. 28 to Sept. 12).

• Morgan Reed added 39 assists in the 3-0 sweep.

• Jana Brusek tallied at least 17 digs for the fifth-consecutive match dating back to Sept. 17 against Washington State. She finished with 20 digs vs. TTU.

• Baylor improves to 30-47 in the all-time series and 17-18 against the Red Raiders in Waco.

STAT OF THE DAY

10 – the winning streak for the Bears, one away from tying the program record for consecutive wins, set by the 2009 squad.

QUOTE OF THE MATCH

“I liked how we served tonight. I thought overall we struggled a little bit. It wasn’t very clean, but six aces on one error, that was the point of focus for us in practice this week so Jana and Katie I thought did a great job. Jana especially [with] three aces, but I felt every time she served we took them out of system and helped our blocking defense set up what we wanted to do there.” – Baylor head coach Ryan McGuyre

WHAT'S NEXT

Baylor puts its Big 12-best 10-match winning streak on the line as it heads to Lawrence, Kan., to take on the No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks Saturday at 1 p.m. The Big 12 matchup will air on ESPN3.

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