Santiago Restrepo took his Sooner volleyball team to Kansas on Saturday needing a victory. The Sooners delivered that and more.
Hitting a school-record .390, Oklahoma swept the Jayhawks 25-22, 25-12, 25-20.
The record is the highest hitting percentage the Sooners have ever posted since a 25-point rally scoring was instituted in 2008, breaking the previous record set at Rice on Aug. 28, 2009 (.347).
The Sooners moved to 14-6 on the year and 6-3 in Big 12 play. The Jayhawks fall to 13-7 and 4-5.
“It was an unbelievable night with everyone stepping up,” Restrepo said. “We clicked on all cylinders and never looked back against a very good Kansas team.”
Suzy Boulavsky had a match-high 11 kills and hit .440. She was one of three Sooners with at least 12 attack attempts to hit better than .400. Sallie McLaurin added 10 kills and hit .714. Neither Boulavsky (25) nor McLaurin (14) committed an attack error on the evening. McLaurin added a match-best five total blocks.
Brianne Barker was one dig shy of her sixth straight double-double. Barker commanded the offense to the .390 hitting percentage and added six kills, hitting .417 on the night. She had a match-high 35 assists and added nine digs.