Sophomore outside hitter Kerra Schroeder prepares to spike the ball past Kansas State's Alex Muff during the Buffaloes' match against the Wildcats Sept. 22 at the Coors Events Center. (CU Independent/Patrick Ghidossi)
The Buffs are recovering after being trampled by the Texas Longhorns.
The Buffs fell to the Longhorns in a three-set sweep, 25-19, 25-15, 25-20 at Gregory Gymnasium in Texas.
Colorado falls to 2-5 in the Big 12, and 5-8 overall, while Texas improves to 4-2 in the Big 12 and 9-5 overall after Wednesday night’s match-up.
Colorado totaled 27 kills in the match, with eight by sophomore outside hitter Kerra Schroeder and five each by freshman Nikki Lindow and junior Richi Bigelow. Lindow hit a .273, with only two errors on 11 swings.
Megan Beckwith led defensively with eight digs, while Lindow made a team total of three blocks. Texas had a total of six blocks.
The Buffs fought back in the final set, scoring four consecutive points to hold off Texas after a 24-16 match point.
Colorado has not won a match against Texas since 2003.
The Buffs will host Baylor at home Saturday at 6:30 p.m at the Coors Events Center.
Contact CU Independent Staff Writer Mackenzie Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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