Ronika Stone spiked home the final point in a five-set victory Friday over Baylor that advanced the Oregon volleyball team to the regional round of NCAA Tournament play for the first time since 2014.
No. 25 Baylor volleyball (20-8) found itself down 2-0 and 18-14 in the fourth set, but the Bears grinded out a five-set thriller over Hawai’i (18-9) in the NCAA First Round Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore., 23-25, 23-25, 25-14, 26-24, 16-14.
All-Big 12 Volleyball awards for the 2018 season were announced by the Conference office as Oklahoma, Texas and Texas Tech picked up individual accolades.
Texas defeated Baylor 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14) at the Ferrell Center on Friday night to win its 11th Big 12 Conference Championship.
#9 Texas outlasted a tough Oklahoma team to remain atop the Big 12 standings. (RV) Baylor was impressive in a home sweep of (RV) Kansas and Texas Tech swept TCU to round out Big 12 play.
9th-ranked Texas remains alone at the top of Big 12 standings with an 8-1 record following a sweep on the road of Iowa State Wednesday. RV Baylor and Oklahoma are tied for third in the conference with 5-4 marks, also registering victories midweek.
Behind the return of Nia Reed, Penn State spikes up the rankings into the top five.
#24 Baylor and #6 Texas needed five sets Saturday to collect wins. Kansas and Iowa State both collected sweeps.
Jada Burse led the way for the KU attack as they withstood a Texas comeback to score the upset and claim first in the Big 12.