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Tech Volleyball plays the Baylor Bears on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at 6:30pm CST at the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, TX.

I am hoping the Tech Volleyball team can make adjustments to their play and win some of the matches coming up over the next few weeks.  They have made tremendous strides this season under the direction of new Coach Don Flora.

If you're in 8th grade or younger, wear your Halloween costume and get free admission to the match and get some candy after the match is over.  This game is the annual Halloween Fright Night.

This is the start of the 2nd half of conference play. Tech and Baylor's 9th Conference match.

More after the Jump  ... 

Record: Tech (14-9,0-8) is coming off a loss to Kansas    Baylor is coming off a loss to UT in Waco on Saturday, Oct 19th. The Baylor Bears' current record is 15-8,3-5.

Coaches: This is Don Flora's first season coaching the Lady Red Raiders.  The Baylor coach, Jim Barnes, is in his 8th season. His current record at BU is 132-114.

Competition:   This will be the 51st meeting between the Lady Red Raiders and the Bears, with Tech holding the lead 48-22. However, Tech has not defeated Baylor since Oct 27, 2004.

Notes:  In the Big12 Conference, four individuals have posted 10-plus double-double outings, with  Amanda Dowdy leading the conference with 17 each.

Three Big 12 teams rank in the top 25 nationally in blocks with Texas Tech ranking fifth with a 3.05 average.

The current BIG12 stats for Tech and Baylor for matches played through Oct 25th:

 

Hitting Percentage Sets Played Kills Errors Total Attempts Percentage
8. Baylor 83 1105 432 3133 0.215
9. Texas Tech 80 1010 430 2707 0.214
           
Opponent Hitting Pct Sets Played Kills Errors Total Attempts Percentage
1. Texas Tech 80 903 534 2777 0.133
6. Baylor 83 1006 459 3096 0.177
           
Assists Sets Played # of Assists Avg/Set    
5. Baylor 83 1019 13.31    
9. Texas Tech 80 939 12.62    
           
Kills Sets Played # of Kills Avg/Set    
5. Baylor 83 1106 13.31    
9. Texas Tech 80 1010 12.62    
           
Blocks Sets Played Blocks Solo Block Assists Ttl Team Blocks Avg/Set
1. Texas Tech 80 45 398 244 3.05
7. Baylor 83 37 280 177 2.13
           
Service Aces Sets Played Total # Avg/Set    
4. Texas Tech 80 100 1.25    
9. Baylor 83 78 0.94    
           
Digs Sets Played Total # Avg/Set    
2. Baylor 83 1440 17.35    
7. Texas Tech 80 1121 14.01