Sept. 19, 2011
The win pushes Texas Tech to a 19-1 all-time lead over North Texas. The Red Raiders also improved to 6-1 when playing in Denton.
Tech moved its winning streak to 13-straight, the school's longest run since opening the 1996 season with a 15-0 record.
North Texas snapped Tech's seven-match streak of winning via a 3-0 sweep. That was the program's longest such run since opening the 1998 season with eight-straight sweeps.
The Red Raiders have now won 10-straight road or neutral-site contests, the school's longest streak since winning 10-straight during the 1997 season.
The match marked the first time Tech had lost the opening set only to win the match in four since defeating Jackson State on Aug. 28, 2008, ironically in Denton during the Mean Green Classic.
The Red Raiders had not dropped the first set of a match since the season opener at TCU. Tech came back to win the third set in that match which ended in a 3-1 loss.
Tech's .100 hitting percentage during the opening set marked its lowest average to start a match since facing TCU. The Red Raiders hit .059 in that match.
Tech's miscues early in the match also broke a six-match streak where the Red Raiders hit .300 or better during the opening set.
The Red Raiders finished the match hitting .314, marking the fifth time has been over the .300 mark this season. Tech also hit over .300 in its last match against UT-Arlington.
North Texas finished with 14 service errors in the match, which was the most for a Tech opponent this season. In comparison, the Mean Green also notched seven aces, another high for a Tech opponent.
Amanda Dowdy hit over .400 for the second-straight match as the senior finished 18-for-35 on the attack with only two errors. It marked her highest hitting percentage since facing Nebraska on Oct. 28, 2009.
Dowdy's double-double was her 11th of the season which matched her total from all of the 2010 campaign. It was also her 24th career double-double.
Aubree Piper's 10 kills marked the first time the sophomore had been in double-digits since notching 10 as well on Nov. 13, 2010 in Austin.
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