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Volleyball game between the Texas Longhorns and Cincinnati Bearcats at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas on November 11, 2023. (Photo: Ralph Arvesen)

No. 3 Texas Volleyball rolled to a sweep of Cincinnati, 25-13, 25-14, 25-13, on Saturday in front of another sold-out crowd of 4,480 at Gregory Gymnasium. The Longhorns (19-4, 14-1) clinched a share of their seventh-consecutive Big 12 Championship with the win. Texas had a season-high hitting percentage of .476, while also holding the Bearcats to an .062 hitting percentage. Texas racked up 12 total blocks and was also solid at the service line with six aces.

Madisen Skinner finished with 13 kills on just 19 total attacks, while also adding four blocks, two digs, two aces and two assists. Asjia O'Neal had a great match with nine kills and eight total blocks and set the program record for career blocks in the match. O'Neal now has 545 career blocks to surpass Chiaka Ogbogu on the all-time list.

Jenna Wenaas totaled nine kills, while hitting .471 in the match and Bella Bergmark added five kills. Ella Swindle dished out 30 assists and added eight digs and three kills. Emma Halter led the team with 11 digs and added six assists.

The first set was all Texas, as they jumped out to a 5-0 lead and cruised to a 25-13 win. The Longhorns hit .538 in the set and held the Bearcats to just a .103 hitting percentage. Skinner had seven kills on just nine swings in the set, while Bergmark had four kills on five attacks.

The Longhorns grabbed a 2-0 lead in the match with another dominant set, winning 25-14 and hitting .407. The set was closer early before Texas pulled away and finished with an emphatic 8-1 run.

The third and final set was more of the same, as Texas hit .484 in the set and cruised to another 25-13 win. Texas will be back at Gregory Gym to host Iowa State on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. (Source: UT Athletics)

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