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Sooners Top Golden Hurricane In Volleyball

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The University of Oklahoma volleyball team claimed a 3-2 win at Tulsa on Tuesday night after winning the first two sets. The Sooners improved to 10-1 on the season, while the Golden Hurricane fell to 8-4.

Oklahoma raced out to a 5-0 lead in the first, but soon trailed 8-6, before claiming the set 25-18. The two teams played a close second set with neither side grabbing a lead better than three points until the Sooners went up 17-13; eventually winning, 25-20.

Tulsa battled back to win the third, 25-18, and led by as many as nine. The win for the Golden Hurricane snapped a streak of 14 consecutive sets won by Oklahoma. The Sooners last dropped set number two to No. 25 BYU at the Portland State Tournament on September 7. Tulsa went on to win a marathon fourth set, 31-29, to force the decisive fifth set.

Oklahoma won the fifth, 15-13. The Sooners are now 2-1 in five set matches this season as they improved to 35-2 all-time against the Golden Hurricane.

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