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TULSA VOLLEYBALL Hurricane Watch: Tulsa Faces Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament First Round Tulsa travels to Los Angeles for the NCAA Tournament, where it will face off

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  • Hurricane Watch: Tulsa Faces Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament First Round Tulsa travels to Los Angeles for the NCAA Tournament, where it will face off against state rival Oklahoma at USC’s Galen Center. The Golden Hurricane (27-6, 18-2 C-USA) takes on the Sooner (21-11, 8-8 Big 12) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. This is the second striaght year that TU and OU will play each other in the NCAA postseason. Live stats via Gametracker and live video via Hurricane Vision will be available for both matches at www.TulsaHurricane. com. Tulsa’s NCAA Tournament Central page can be found at http://www.tulsahur- ricane.com/sports/w-volley/spec-rel/vb-ncaa- central-11.html. Tulsa is hitting .259 as a team (1709- 599-4282) with 1,709 kills (14.86 k/s), 1,603 assists (13.94 a/s), 159 service aces (1.38 sa/s), 1,887 digs (16.41 dig/s) and 166.0 blocks (1.44 blk/s). Hurricane opponents are hitting .181 (1326-594-4047) with 1,326 kills (11.53 k/s), 1,250 assists (10.87 a/s), 76 aces (0.66 sa/s), 1,730 digs (15.04 dig/s), and 235.5 total blocks (2.05 blk/s).

    Team Leaders Tulsa is led on the outside by junior Tyler Henderson (Oklahoma City, Okla.), who has 553 kills (4.81 kills per set), a .354 attack percentage and 582.5 points for the Hurricane. Junior Diana Silva (Niteroi, Brazil) has 336 kills (3.17 k/s), 22 aces and 359 digs (3.39 dig/s). Sophomore Kellie Culbertson (Long Beach, Calif.) has 291 kills (2.55 dig/s), 30 aces and 373 digs (3.27 dig/s). Senior Kelsey Hancock (Edmond, Okla.) has 198 kills (1.74 k/s) for TU. Freshman middle blocker Carly Boatwright (Parker, Colo.) has 167 kills, 22 aces and 81.0 blocks. Sophomore Miriele Gobbo (Curitiba, Brazil) has 72.0 blocks and 112 kills. Junior libero Jessica Adams (Oklahoma City, Okla.) leads Tulsa with 559 digs (4.86 dig/s) and has 28 service aces. Junior setter Jordan Clampitt (Plano, Texas) has 927 assists (8.20 a/s) and 219 digs (1.94 dig/s). Freshman Bailey Clampitt (Plano, Texas) has 508 assists (5.40 a/s) and 122 digs (1.30 dig/s).

    Tulsa NCAA Tournament History Tulsa is making its third appearance in the NCAA Volleybal Championship. TU earned the C-USA automatic bid in 2011 with its 18-2 run through conference play. It previously played in the NCAA Tournament in 2007 and 2010. Its win over LSU in the first round last season was its first NCAA Tournament win in school history. In its first appearance, in 2007, the Hurricane played a First-Round matchup at Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., losing, 3-0. The Golden Hurricane has earned the C-USA auto- matic bid for each of its three appearances in the NCAA Tournament.

    2011 TULSA SCHEDULE/RESULTS 27-6, 18-2 C-USA

    AUGUST 26-27 @ Florida State Invitational 26 Albany W, 3-0 27 Kentucky L, 2-3 27 @ Florida State L, 1-3

    SEPTEMBER 2-3 Park Inn Hurricane Invitational 2 UT Arlington W, 3-0 2 North Dakota State W, 3-0 3 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 3-0 3 UC Davis L, 0-3 9-10 Middle Tennessee Invitational 9 Cal Poly W, 3-1 10 @ Middle Tenn. State W, 3-2 10 Illinois L, 2-3 16-17 Tar Heel Classic 16 @ North Carolina W, 3-1 17 Saint Louis W, 3-1 17 Miami (Ohio) W, 3-0 23 @ UTEP* W, 3-0 25 @ UCF* W, 3-1 30 Houston* W, 3-0

    OCTOBER 2 Rice* W, 3-0 5 SMU* L, 1-3 8 Southern Miss* W, 3-0 9 Southern Miss* W, 3-0 14 @ UAB* W, 3-0 16 @ Memphis* W, 3-0 20 Marshall* W, 3-0 23 @ East Carolina* W, 3-0 28 Memphis* W, 3-0 30 UAB* W, 3-1

    NOVEMBER 5 @ Tulane* W, 3-0 6 @ Tulane* W, 3-0 11 @ Rice* W, 3-1 13 @ Houston* W, 3-0 18 UCF* W, 3-0 20 UTEP* W, 3-0 26 @ SMU* L, 2-3

    DECEMBER 2 vs. Oklahoma # 7 p.m.

    * Conference USA match # NCAA Tournament Bold indicates home match at Donald W. Reynolds Center All times are Central

    2 0 1 1 G O L D E N H U R R I C A N E

    T U L S A V O L L E Y B A L L Nov. 30, 2011

    Contact: Eric Hollier (918) 631-2492

    [email protected]

    Up Next NCAA Tournament

    Tulsa (27-6, 18-2 C-USA) vs.

    Oklahoma (21-11, 8-8 Big 12) Galen Center • Los Angeles

    Friday: 7 p.m. CT The Series: OU leads TU, 32-1 The Coaches: Tulsa’s Steven McRoberts (27-6, 1st year); OU’s Santiago Restrepo (143-105, 8th yr.) Media: Live stats via Gametracker, and live video via Hurricane Vision will be available at www.TulsaHurricane.com. Tournament Central: http://www.tulsahurricane. com/sports/w-volley/spec-rel/vb-ncaa- central-11.html

    Starters’ Numbers # Pos. Name M/MS SP K K/s Pct. A A/s SA D D/s B B/s 1 L Jessica Adams 33/0 115 1 0.01 .083 893 0.81 28 559 4.86 0 0.00 5 S Jordan Clampitt 33/33 113 45 0.40 .375 927 8.20 22 219 1.94 7 0.08 6 MB Miriele Gobbo 33/33 115 112 0.97 .290 5 0.04 0 13 0.11 72 0.63 7 OH Tyler Henderson 33/33 115 553 4.81 .354 2 0.02 6 59 0.51 39 0.34 8 MB Carly Boatwright 33/33 115 167 1.45 .268 5 0.04 22 61 0.53 81 0.70 4 OH Kellie Culbertson 33/30 114 291 2.55 .214 28 0.25 30 373 3.27 29 0.25 10 OH Diana Silva 31/29 106 336 3.17 .196 27 0.25 22 359 3.39 20 0.19

    Key Players Off the Bench 9 OH Kelsey Hancock 33/7 114 198 1.74 .214 4 0.04 3 79 0.69 31 0.27 2 S Bailey Clampitt 28/0 94 4 0.04 .000 508 5.40 23 122 1.30 2 0.02 12 DS Shelbi Pitcher 9/0 27 1 0.04 1.000 4 0.15 0 41 1.52 0 0.00

  • #7 USC Trojans AVCA Coaches Poll: No. 1

    Overall Record: 25-4 • Pac-12 Record: 20-2 Series Record: N/A Last Meeting: N/A

    Last Tulsa Win: N/A

    USC is hitting .292 (1425-429-3410) with 1,425 kills (15.00 k/s), 1,316 assists (13.85 a/s), 116 service aces (1.22 sa/s), 1,446 digs (15.22 dig/s) and 192.0 total blocks (2.02 blk/s). The Trojans’ opponents hit .179 (1131-539-3303) with 1,131 kills (11.91 k/s), 1,055 assists (11.11 a/s), 62 service aces (0.65 sa/s), 1,337 digs (14.07 dig/s) and 202.5 total blocks (2.13 blk/s). The Trojans are led by outside hitter Alex Jupiter, who has 418 kills (4.45 k/s), a .276 attack percentage, 48 service aces, 267 digs (2.84 dig/s) and 51 blocks (0.54 blk/s). Outside hitter Katie Fuller has 271 kills (2.85 k/s) a .247 attack percentage, 15 aces, 168 digs (1.77 dig/s) and 48 blocks. Middle blocker Lauren Williams has 251 kills (2.67 k/s), a .402 attack percentage, and 75 blocks (0.80 blk/s), and Hannah Schraer hits .370 with 125 kills (1.76 k/s) and 41 blocks. Setter Kendall Bateman has 1,149 assists (12.09 a/s), 188 digs (1.98 dig/s) and 34 blocks. Libero Natalie Hagglund leads USC with 478 digs (5.03 dig/s), and adds 16 service aces.

    All-Time Series If Tulsa and USC meet, it would be the first meeting between the two schools. TU is 2-6 against current Pac-12 schools, going 0-1 vs. California, 1-0 vs. Colorado, 0-1 vs. Oregon State, 0-2 vs. Utah, and 1-2 vs. Washington State.

    Oklahoma Sooners AVCA Coaches Poll: N/A

    Overall Record: 21-11 • Big 12 Record: 8-8 Series Record: Oklahoma leads, 32-1

    Last Meeting: Dec. 4, 2011 (Oklahoma def. Tulsa, 3-2, in Norman, Okla.) Last Tulsa Win: Sept. 14, 2002 (Tulsa def. Oklahoma, 3-1, in Tulsa, Okla.)

    Oklahoma is hitting .245 (1670-567-4503) with 1,670 kills (13.47 k/s), 1,546 assists (12.47 a/s), 139 service aces (1.12 sa/s), 1,916 digs (15.45 dig/s) and 304.5 total blocks (2.46 blk/s). The Sooners’ opponents hit .189 (1637-748-4701) with 1,637 kills (13.20 k/s), 1,529 assists (12.33 a/s), 108 service aces (0.87 sa/s), 1,956 digs (15.77 dig/s) and 223.0 total blocks (1.80 blk/s). The Sooners are led by outside hitter Suzy Boulavsky, who has 397 kills (3.28 k/s) a .291 attack percentage and 93 blocks (0.77 blk/s), while Tara Dunn has 269 kills (2.92 k/s), and 145 digs (1.58 dig/s) with 48 blocks. Middle blocker Sallie McLaurin leads the team with 157 blocks (1.35 blk/s) and a .331 hitting percent- age, and has 283 kills (2.44 k/s). Carlee Roethlisberger hits .300 and averages 1.65 kills per set (147 kills) with 74 blocks. Setter Brianne Barker has 1,186 assists (10.40 a/s), 125 kills (1.10 k/s), 345 digs (3.03 dig/s), 20 service aces and 43 blocks, and libero Maria Fernanda has 585 digs (4.96 dig/s) and 19 service aces.

    All-Time Series Tulsa and Oklahoma have played 33 times. Oklahoma leads the series, 32-1. The Sooners defeated the Golden Hurricane, 3-2, in the second round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament in Norman. Tulsa’s only win in the series came in a, 3-1, win on Sept. 14, 2002, in Tulsa. The series dates to TU’s first season as a pro- gram in 1976. The match in the 2010 postseason was the first meeting between the two schools since TU’s win in 2002.

    Yale Bulldogs AVCA Coaches Poll: N/A

    Overall Record: 18-6 • Ivy League Record: 12-2 Series Record: N/A Last Meeting: N/A

    Last Tulsa Win: N/A

    Yale is hitting .253 (1219-371-3350) with 1,219 kills (14.01 k/s), 1,137 assists (13.07 a/s), 106 service aces (1.22 sa/s), 1,627 digs (18.70 dig/s) and 162.0 total blocks (1.86 blk/s). The Bulldogs’ opponents hit .167 (1067-497-3406) with 1,067 kills (12.26 k/s), 992 assists (11.40 a/s), 84 service aces (0.97 sa/s), 1,527 digs (17.55 dig/s) and 135.0 total blocks (1.55 blk/s). The Bulldogs are led by outside hitter Mollie Rogers, who has 281 kills (3.23 k/s), hits .261, and has 295 digs (3.39 dig/s), 19 service aces and 38 blocks, while Allie Frappier has 255 kills (3.07 k/s), hits .226, and has 225 digs (2.71 dig/s). Middle blocker McHaney Carter leads the team with 54 blocks (0.68 blk/s) and hits .282, with 169 kills (2.14 k/s). Setter Kendall Polan has 943 assists (10.84 a/s), 100 kills (1.15 k/s), 25 service aces, 299 digs (3.44 dig/s) and 33 blocks, and libero Maddie Rudnick has 391 digs (4.55 dig/s), 16 service aces and 96 assists. All-Time Series If Tulsa and Yale meet, it would be the first meeting between the two schools. TU is 2-1 against Ivy League schools, going 1-0 vs. Columbia,

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