Emily Hill Notches 1,000th Career Kill

  0 Jil Price Igara | October 04th, 2018 | Big 12, College - Women's Indoor, News

Junior Emily Hill earned her 1,000th career kill in Texas Tech’s thrilling 5-set victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night. The 6-1 outside hitter has amassed 1,009 kills in less than 3 seasons.

Hill, who began her collegiate career at Mississippi State, posted 382 kills as a freshman for the Bulldogs. Transferring to Texas Tech for the 2017 season, she added 416 kills to her career total.

In 18 matches in 2018, Hill leads the Lady Raiders with 211 kills (3.20 per set). In addition to hitting .228, she has also compiled 178 digs (2.70 per set), 28 blocks (0.42 per set) this year.

The Denton, Texas, native has been named 2018 UTRGV Tournament MVP and to the 2018 Thunderdome Classic All-Tournament Team so far this year. Last season, she was named MVP of the Red Raider Classic in 2017.

Texas Tech has put together a successful year so far in 2018. The Lady Raiders, who are riding a 9-match win streak, are 15-3 overall and are off to its 2nd-best Big 12 start in program history at 4-0.

In conference play, the Lady Raiders have defeated Baylor in 4, West Virginia in 4, Iowa State in 4 and Kansas State in 5. Texas Tech is undefeated on its home floor at 6-0.

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