Posted on September 22, 2013 at 5:56 PM
The sixth-ranked Texas Longhorns went the distance and defeated No. 12 Nebraska 3-2 (20-25, 25-19, 27-25, 21-25, 15-12) in front of the third-consecutive sellout at Gregory Gymnasium Sunday afternoon. Texas capped off its third comeback victory of the season and improved to 4-0 in five-set matches this season.
Texas (6-2) outhit Nebraska (7-2) .232-.223, led by senior Bailey Webster who recorded season-highs in kills (21) and points (23.5). Junior Khat Bell had her best hitting outing of the season, hitting .500 with 10 kills and zero attacking errors. Seniors Hannah Allison and Sarah Palmer led the Texas defense, each recording season-highs with 15 and 24 digs, respectively. Allison also collected 29 assists for her third double-double of the season.
Nebraska outside hitter Kelsey Robinson led the Huskers with a season-high 26 kills to go with a team-leading 23 digs and 27.0 points.