Volleyball bounces back with dominant sweep of Miami

first_imgFacebook Linkedin Previous articleAfter recent mass shootings, Abbott unveils Texas Safety Action ReportNext articleSoccer win streak snapped against Washington, fall 3-1 Colin Post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Colin Post is a Sports Broadcasting and Journalism double-major from Houston, Texas. Along with sports writing, Colin hopes to work in sports announcing after he graduates. printFriday was a team effort for TCU, as five players finished with seven or more kills in the match. Photo by Heesoo Yang.After losing three games in last weekend’s Fight in the Fort Tournament, TCU volleyball responded with a 3-0 victory over Miam on Friday night to start the Add-Ran Cup off with a resounding win.The Horned Frogs were firing on all cylinders offensively in the contest, finishing with 45 kills on a .365 hitting clip. Five players finished with seven or more kills for TCU.Leading the way was middle blocker Sarah Swanson, who finished with a season-high 10 kills to go with four blocks. With a .909 hitting percentage, the junior produced the second-most efficient performance in program history.Middle blockers Katie Clark (11) and Sarah Swanson (34) combined for 18 kills on the night for TCU. Photo by Heesoo Yang.Through the first two sets, the Frogs were entirely in control. They held Miami to a .000 hitting percentage on 23 attacks in the first set, leading to an easy 25-15 win.The second set was much of the same, as TCU hit .462 as a team. Swanson would finish a perfect 5-for-5 in the set, putting the Frogs up 2-0 behind a 25-17 victory.Though they trailed, the Hurricanes would not give up in the third set. The set saw 14 ties and even a 19-16 Miami lead at one point. The Frogs remained undeterred though, and they came out of a Kramer timeout to go on a 9-2 run to end the set and complete the sweep.This time, it was outside hitter Ashley Waggle’s turn to go 5-for-5 in the set. She would finish with eight kills on the night.Outside hitter Audrey Nalls and middle blocker KatieClark poured in eight kills apiece in the contest, while middle blocker SarahLangs added seven.Setters McKenzie Nichols and Irem Ucar combined for 38assists in the win.The game gives TCU its first win over a Power 5opponent this season.After a day off on Saturday, the Frogs will return to action for their second and final game of the Add-Ran Cup on Sunday when they face Auburn.  The first serve is set for 1 p.m. Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Twitter Taylor’s monster slam highlights big weekend for TCU Athletics Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Linkedin Twitter + posts center_img TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Colin Post Despite series loss, TCU proved they belong against No. 8 Texas Tech Facebook First TCU spring game since 2018 gets fans primed for a highly-anticipated fall Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ ReddIt Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award ReddItlast_img

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