Red Raiders return home Friday against Iowa State

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech Red Raiders (14-6, 3-4 Big 12) are back in action at United Supermarkets Arena on Friday, Oct. 20 to continue Big 12 play when they host the Iowa State Cyclones at 6 p.m.

Texas Tech took on No. 14 Baylor on Wednesday night, and after a tough battle against the ranked Bears, the Red Raiders would go down in four sets. In the game, reagan cooper led with 16 wins on a .297 hit clip and Caitlin Dugan was right behind with 13 slams on .333 hits and six blocks, a team high.

Both Kenna Sauer and KJ Adams had double-doubles in the game after Sauer had 12 kills and 15 digs and Adams had 26 assists and 12 digs. Maddie O’Brien added to her ace total as she now has a team-leading 35 this season, while picking up five blocks on the night.

As a team, the Red Raiders have 1,023 kills, 938 assists, 97 aces, 1,125 digs and 185.0 blocks. Sauer leads Tech with 294 slams and 325.5 points, Reese Rhodes has a team record 729 assists, Maddie Correa leads with 262 digs and Karrington Jones posts a team-leading 74.0 block.

Iowa State holds an all-time record of 12-15 against the Red Raiders, with Texas Tech winning four of the last six games dating back to 2019. The Cyclones are 13-7 this season and second in the Big 12 with a 5- 2 recording. Iowa State is coming off a huge win on Wednesday after handing No. 1 Texas its first loss of the season in five sets. The Cyclones also had wins over Iowa, Baylor, Kansas and Oklahoma.

As a team, the Cyclones have 1,037 kills, 972 assists, 102 aces, 1,110 digs and 209.0 blocks, which ranks seventh in the nation. Eleanor Holthaus leads the Cyclones in kills (252) and points (285.0), while Jaden Newsome (495) and Morgan Brandt (331) lead the team in assists. Defensively, Brooke Stonestreet has a team-high 327 digs and Alexis Engelbrecht leads with 91.0 blocks.

Tickets for the match can be purchased here. Fans can enter the game for free if they show their Red Raider football tickets for the West Virginia game. Additionally, the first 100 fans in attendance will receive a free Throwback Double T beanie. Doors must open one hour before the game and a transparent bag policy is in effect. Fans can go to the NW entrance box office beginning at 5 p.m. to purchase tickets.

Follow TexasTechVB on Twitter for all the latest updates, including how to watch the game and where to follow live stats. Friday‘s game will be shown on ESPN+ and live stats will be available here.


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