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Texas Tech Volleyball Falls to Nebraska




Oct. 29, 1999

LINCOLN, Neb. - Two days after knocking off a nationally ranked opponent at home, Texas Tech couldn't pull one out on the road against the No. 13 Nebraska Cornhuskers in front of 3,848 fans at the Nebraska Coliseum in Lincoln tonight. The Cornhuskers defeated the Red Raiders in three games, 15-6, 15-3, 15-4. Texas Tech falls to 14-10 overall and 4-8 in the Big 12 while Nebraska improves to 16-5 and 8-3 in conference.

For the game, Texas Tech was outhit .324 to .036. Lori Garber led Tech with 10 kills and a .318 hitting percentage.

The Huskers got things started in the first game by scoring five unanswered points. They went on to win the match 15-6 as they outhit the Red Raiders .415 to .098.

Tech rebounded momentarily in the second game, taking their first lead of the match with a 3-1 start. However, after the fast start the Raiders never got back on the scoreboard. Nebraska held Tech to a minus .031 hitting percentage as they went on to win 15-3.

Tech failed to get an offensive rhythm going in the third game. With the score 4-1 in favor of the Huskers early on, NU went on a run and took a 12-3 advantage and eventually closed out the game by scoring three straight points and winning by a score of 15-4.

Tech sees its next action on Wednesday, November 3, when they travel to College Station to take on the Aggies of Texas A&M in a Big 12 contest.




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