Baylor Volleyball Overpowers Texas Tech Late to Give Bears 3-1 Victory

baylorbearsLUBBOCK – For the second-straight match the Baylor Bears dropped the first set, but rebounded with a strong effort to take a 16-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-20 victory over Texas Tech at United Spirit Arena. Laura Jones matched a career high with 16 kills and had her second-consecutive double-double with 14 digs.

Baylor dominated the block with 12 compared to Texas Tech’s 6.5 with Tola Itiola leading the Bears with six. Adrien Richburg didn’t suffer an attacking error with 12 kills and a .600 hitting percentage, and Zoe Adom added 10 kills in the victory.

The Bears (11-13, 3-5) hit .257 as a team and held the Red Raiders (8-16, 1-7) to a .193 hitting effort in the loss. Meghan Stacy matched Jones’ 16 kills for Texas Tech and Aubree Piper added 11 kills while Rachel Brummit led the match with 21 digs for TTU.

The Bears will look for three-straight Big 12 wins on the road Wednesday at Kansas in a match nationally televised by ESPNU at 6 p.m.

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