White, No. 3 Texas sprint past Wichita State


No. 3 Texas volleyball swept host Wichita State 3-0 (25-13, 25-9, 25-15) on Saturday to finish the Shocker Volleyball Classic with a pair of wins.

The Longhorns beat No. 13 BYU 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-18) on Friday.

Micaya White was named the Most Outstanding Player, and Logan Eggleston was named to the All-Tournament team.

White finished with 13 kills on Saturday to go along with nine digs and two blocks. Eggleston had14 kills with three digs, two aces and a pair of blocks. Senior Asjia O'Neal had seven kills and no errors, and Orie Abaji had five kills and three blocks.

Sophomore libero had a season-high 20 digs, and setter Jhenna Gabriel had 39 assists.

"Both of our outsides did an amazing job this weekend," Gabriel said. "They put a big emphasis on pas first, and that made it easier for us to run the offense and open up the offense for our other hitters as well."

The Longhorns travel to Houston to face Rice on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and hosts Texas A&M Friday at 7 p.m. at Gregory Gym, their final two games before Big 12 play begins.

"We're looking forward to feeding off the momentum that we have," Gabriel said. "Getting that redemption against BYU felt good and carried into today. We kind of want to take that same mentality into our next two games."

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