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Texas Tech Rebounds to Sweep UC Riverside
 


Mikia Mills connected on 10 kills while adding three blocks Friday afternoon in Tech's 3-0 victory.

Red Raider Recap
Texas Tech 3, UC Riverside 0
Texas Tech 1-1; UC Riverside 0-1
Box Score

 
1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Texas Tech
11
16
22
0
Texas Tech
25
25
25
3
 Stat Comparison
Texas Tech
Texas Tech
  Kills
24
44
  Hitting Errors
18
19
  Total Attempts
107
106
  Hitting Percentage
.056
.236
  Assists
23
43
  Service Aces
1
5
  Service Errors
7
4
  Digs
40
57
  Solo Blocks
0
1
  Block Assists
10
11
  Total Blocks
5.0
6.5
  Ball Handling Errors
1
0
 Leaders
Texas Tech
Texas Tech
  Kills  Maietta - 8  David - 12
  Assists  Apecechea - 10  Ruetter - 37
  Aces  Holmes - 1  David - 2
  Digs  Two Players - 8  Brummitt - 18
  Blocks  Dorsey - 3  David - 6

Aug. 30, 2013

OGDEN, Utah - Breeann David recorded her fourth career double-double Friday afternoon to help Texas Tech recover from a loss earlier in the day and sweep UC Riverside, 3-0 (25-11, 25-16, 25-22), at Swanson Gymnasium.

"We played much better this afternoon," said Tech head coach Don Flora, who is now just one win shy of 300 for his career. "I was proud of our effort. Now we need to put together two more solid matches tomorrow and close this weekend on a high note."

The Red Raiders cut down on the errors that plagued them earlier in the day as Tech hit .236 in the match, just over 100 points higher than its attacking percentage against Seattle.

David came on for 12 kills and a .286 hitting percentage to lead the Red Raiders while also totaling 10 digs from the back row. It was her first double-double since totaling 16 kills and 16 digs against North Texas on Sept. 3 of last year.

She was helped on the attack by Mikia Mills, who connected for 10 kills in the middle while hitting .471 after going 10-for-17 with just two errors. Courtney Ensch dropped six kills as well while Emily Ruetter and Aubree Piper added five.

For Ruetter, it was a balanced performance for the sophomore as she kept the offense balanced with 37 assists but was also a threat herself, notching career highs in both attacks (9) and kills (5). She added four digs on the back row as well.

The Tech defense held Riverside to just an .056 hitting percentage, limiting the Highlanders into just 24 kills as a team compared to Tech's 44 for the match. Tech also out-dug Riverside, 57-40.

Rachel Brummitt joined David in double digits for digs as she recorded a match-high 18 while Carlie Foust chipped in 11 off the bench. In addition to her offense. David also totaled six blocks at the net while Mills added three.

Cristina Maietta led Riverside with eight kills while Tyler Dorsey connected on seven as well. The match was the season opener for the Highlanders.

The Red Raiders close the Wildcat Invitational Saturday with a doubleheader against Grand Canyon and host Weber State. First serve against Grand Canyon is slated for 10 a.m. CT.

 

 

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