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September 5, 2013

VOLLEYBALL: Tulsa rallies past Oral Roberts, 3-2

TULSA — Oral Roberts University rallied from a two-set deficit but fell to the University of Tulsa, 3-2, in a classic crosstown rivalry showdown on Tuesday night at the Reynolds Center. The loss drops ORU to 3-1 on the season.

The Golden Hurricane (3-1) won the match by scores of 25-14, 25-9, 23-25, 21-25 and 16-14.

ORU hit just .039 but rallied to force a final set after struggling in the first two frames. Freshman McKenna Qualls led the Golden Eagles with nine kills, while Sadie Schaffner added seven.

On the defensive end, Bruna Silva tallied 20 digs, with Laura Taylor and Kylie Johnson providing 12 each. Taylor added a team-high 26 assists, giving her ORU’s first double-double of the season.

Schaffner and freshman Nika Mostahinic each provided a spark after not playing in the opening set. The rookie had a nice night, with six kills, nine digs and three service aces.

Erica Bohannon paced Tulsa with 18 kills, while Kellie Culbertson added 16 kills and 21 digs. Valerie El Houssine chipped in 11 kills and 26 digs, a team-high.

The Golden Hurricane hit .152 as a team.

The setback is ORU’s sixth straight to Tulsa, with the last three coming in five sets.

ORU scored the first two points of the match but fell behind quickly in the opening set. Back-to-back Culbertson blocks gave TU a 12-5 lead, forcing a timeout. The stoppage did little to slow Tulsa’s momentum, however; the Golden Hurricane scored the final three points of the set, capped by a pair of ORU attack errors, to take a 25-14 victory.

The home team continued to control the match at the outset of the 2nd set. Tulsa scored eight of the set’s first nine points, finished off by consecutive ORU errors, and eventually built a 16-2 lead. The Golden Eagles tried to rally, but Tulsa took the set, 25-9.

Down 13-7 in the 3rd set, ORU called another timeout to try and reclaim momentum. It worked, sparking an 8-3 Golden Eagle rally, capped by a Qualls kill that cut the gap to 16-15.

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