Baylor star outside hitter Yossiana Pressley was not in action during Baylor’s recent loss to Kansas.
Big 12 Conference Sept. 28, 2018 Both Friday matches were decided in four sets with the home team coming out…
West Virginia and Texas picked up conference sweeps Wednesday night while Kansas survived a five set thriller on the road at Oklahoma.
#6 Texas hit at a .333 clip and put up 12 blocks in a sweep of #18 Baylor on Wednesday, extending the Longhorns’ win streak over the Bears in Austin to 43 matches and improving the all-time series record to 82-2.
A stellar and efficient hitting effort coupled with a strong defensive stand earned UNLV outside hitter Mariena Hayden the Week 5 VolleyMob Player of the Week nod.
The Big 12 Conference handed out its first awards of the league season on Monday, tabbing Baylor’s Yossiana Pressley as Offensive Player of the Week, Kansas’ Zoe Hill as Defensive Player of the Week and Texas Tech’s Brooke Kanas as Rookie of the Week.
It was a big day in the Big 12. Texas Tech defeated West Virginia, 3-1, for its first 2-0 start in the Big 12 since 2000, Kansas earned its 7th consecutive win over TCU and Baylor sophomore Yossiana Pressley had a record-breaking day.
Sophomore Yossiana Pressley guided 12th-ranked Baylor to a 5-set victory over RV Iowa State with a school record and career-high 39-kill effort.
The Top 25 matchup between 6th-ranked Texas and 23rd-ranked Kansas State was all that and then some, as it took 5 sets for the Longhorns to earn the victory on the road. The surprise of the night came in Waco, Texas, as Texas Tech knocked off 12th-ranked Baylor for its first ranked win since 2012.
Overall, the Big 12 has challenged itself against the nation’s best in the non-conference slate, which makes its collective 70-32 (.686) pre-conference mark deceiving.