NORMAN, Okla. - Sam Sanders tied her career-high with 17 kills to lead the Shockers to a 3-1 win at Oklahoma. Wichita State won by scores of 25-21, 25-21, 22-25 and 25-14.
Emily Adney added 11 kills and 10 digs, while Chelsey Feekin had eight kills, 42 assists and nine digs and Jackie Church had 25 digs.
OU took an early 8-5 lead in the first set, but the Shockers finally tied it at 13 on a kill by Elizabeth Field. The first Shocker lead came at 15-14 on a kill by Ashley Andrade and the two teams traded points until the Shocks took a 20-17 lead on a service ace by Ashlyn Driskill. A kill by Driskill gave the Shocks the 25-21 win.
The second set went back-and-forth until back-to-back kills by Driskill put WSU in front 13-10. WSU increased the lead to 17-10 on a kill by Sam Sanders and the Shockers held on to win the set 25-21 on a kill by Andrade.
A kill by Adney gave WSU an 8-3 lead in the third set, but the Sooners responded with a 5-0 run to tie it at eight. The teams traded points until OU grabbed a 17-14 lead after back-to-back kills. The Shockers used a 3-0 run to tie it at 19, but the Sooners won the set 25-22.
The Shockers took control of the fourth set with an 8-0 run to go up 13-4. OU used a 4-0 run to pull within 19-12, but the Shockers scored the final four points to win 25-14.
The Shockers are next in action on Fri., Oct. 5 when they host Illinois State at 7 p.m. inside Charles Koch Arena.
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