Tory Vaughan
Tory Vaughan


San Antonio, Texas

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Texas Tech Volleyball 2012 Season Review

Red Raiders take another step up in the second season under head coach Don Flora


Texas Tech Closes Season With 3-0 Loss at No. 20 Kansas

Red Raiders finish season 14-18 overall after suffering a 3-0 loss at No. 20 Kansas Saturday


Red Raiders Wrap Regular Season at No. 20 Kansas

Texas Tech will travel to face the Jayhawks at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Lawrence


Red Raiders Close Home Slate Against Baylor Wednesday

Texas Tech and Baylor are set for a 6 p.m. first serve at the United Spirit Arena


Texas Tech Shocks No. 20 Kansas State on Senior Night

Miara Cave leads Texas Tech to a 3-1 victory on Saturday evening after connecting on 13 kills


VB: Red Raiders Stun No. 20 K-State


Coaching Courtney: Can you dig it?


VB: Cave, Vaughan speak to media prior to first practice

Tory Vaughan and Miara Cave meet with the media prior to the first practice of the year.


Texas Tech vs. TCU

Texas Tech vs. TCU


Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

Texas Tech Volleyball vs. Oklahoma


Texas Tech Volleyball vs. San Jose State

Texas Tech Volleyball vs. San Jose State


Texas Tech Volleyball begins Fall practice

The 2012 Red Raider volleyball season officially began Wednesday afternoon at the United Spirit Arena.


2012 Volleyball Headshots

2012 Texas Tech Volleyball Headshots

Tory Vaughan Photo Gallery

Provided solid senior leadership in final season ... appeared in all 32 matches while making 24 starts ... was one of just two Red Raiders to appear in all 118 sets ... was Texas Tech's top defensive specialist in the lineup ... totaled 216 digs on the year, third-most on the team behind libero Rachel Brummitt and setter Emily Ruetter ... doubled her total attacks for her career coming into the season by taking 99 swings ... was one of Tech's options for a back-row attack ... totaled 12 kills on the year, twice as many as her total from the previous three seasons combined ... added 14 assists and 19 service aces as well ... was third on the team in aces behind Brummitt and Ruetter ... recorded two aces in a match four different times ... had seven matches where she totaled 10 or more digs as well ... recorded a season-high 16 digs Oct. 2 at Central Arkansas ... later matched the total on Oct. 27 in a four-set victory over West Virginia ... the West Virginia match marked her third-straight in double digits for digs as she had 14 against Oklahoma (Oct. 17) and 10 in a near upset of Kansas State (Oct. 20) ... started off the year by totaling 14 digs in a come-from-behind victory over Boston College ... also had 10 digs against both San Jose State (Aug. 31) and Houston Baptist (Sept. 14) ... wrapped her career among the active Big 12 career leaders in digs ... totaled 915 digs for her career to go along with 137 assists and 58 service aces ... Academic All-Big 12 first team selection.

Returned to the libero position for the first time since her freshman year ... played in all but one of Tech's 113 sets on the year, the most on the team ... saw action in every match for the second-straight season ... recorded team-high 409 digs on the back row ... became just the seventh player in school history to have 400 digs in a season ... total ranks seventh all-time as well on the single-season chart ... posted the most digs for any Tech player since Desiree Batista in 2005 ... will have a chance to enter the school's career top 10 as a senior ... more than doubled her digs total from her sophomore season ... finished the regular season ranked eighth in the Big 12 with a 3.65 digs per set average ... was in double-digits 24 times, including 11 of Tech's first 12 matches ... notched a new career-high with 21 digs against Morehead State ... would come close to breaking that total with 20 digs at New Mexico ... finally snapped the mark a match later against Oklahoma, finishing with 26 digs ... neared the 20-dig mark once again the following match at Baylor with 18 total ... topped her career high for the final time when the Bears returned to Lubbock on Oct. 26, posting 31 digs in Tech's five-set victory ... the total marked the most for a Tech player in the rally scoring era (2001-present) ... was also the most for a Red Raider since Ann Romjue set the school record with 36 against Texas A&M on Nov. 18, 2000 ... also had a career-high seven assists against the Bears, nearing a double-double ... earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors for the performance the following week ... would end the year in double-digits in each of the final seven matches ... also led the squad in service aces with 23 ... surpassed her total from her freshman and sophomore seasons combined ... set a new career high in the category with three against Northwestern State ... later matched the total a week later against Grambling State during the Louisiana Tech Invitational ... provide she could set out-of-system as well ... finished with 85 assists on the year, doubling the total from her first two seasons ... an Academic All-Big 12 first team selection.

One of Tech's best passers from the back row ... played in every match, making 20 starts ... one of three players to play in every match ... missed only nine sets with five of those coming in Big 12 play ... fourth on the team in digs ... averaging 1.56 digs per set ... posted first double-digit digs performance in the Big 12 opener against Missouri with 11, falling two shy of her career high ... ... came close to double-digits the match before against Northeastern, ending with nine digs ... had five or more digs in 16 matches ... notched her first kill of the season against Oklahoma ... led the team in digs at Kansas with six ... set a new career-high for attacks with four against Nebraska ... came close to matching her career high in digs at Colorado, finishing with 12 in the match ... set a new career high with two service aces in the season finale at Baylor ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

Appeared in 77 sets, 27 matches as either a defensive specialist or as the libero and averaged 1.86 digs per set ... a pleasant surprise for the team, she finished with 143 digs whether wearing that off-colored jersey or not ... four times had double-digit defensive efforts, with her best performance at Texas State when she scooped up 13 digs and in the Big 12 when she dug 12 balls vs. K-State at home in the final match of the season ... had 8 service aces and had 4 kills from the back row.

Kills: 2, twice, last at Texas (Nov. 14, 2012)
Total Attacks: 10, at Baylor (Oct. 10, 2012)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): None
Assists: 7, vs. Baylor (Oct. 26, 2011)
Service Aces: 3, twice, last vs. Grambling State (Sept. 9, 2011)
Digs: 31, vs. Baylor (Oct. 26, 2011)
Solo Blocks: None
Block Assists: None
Total Blocks: None

Competed in volleyball and track ... was a first-team all-district libero, alongside now teammate Miara Cave ... a three-year letterwinner ... earned San Antonio Express-News Player-of-the-Week honors ... graduated with honors and was a member of the National Honors Society ... also a Ford Salute to Education, Texas Tech Academic and RHIM Scholarship recipient ... was in the top 10 percent of the state academically.

Was honored to be part of a bronze-medal winning Junior Olympic team in 2006.

Born Jan. 14, 1991, in San Antonio, to parents Melanie and Jeff ... mother is a high school counselor and father is a high school principal ... has an older brother, Taylor, and a younger sister, Tessa ... aspires to have a career as an event planner.


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