NT Volleyball Knocks Off Regional Rival UTA, 3-1

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DENTON, Texas - In a highly-anticipated local match, the Mean Green volleyball team (2-2) pulled out a victory over rival UT-Arlington (3-1) in four sets (21-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-20) in its home opener.

Following a tough first set that saw NT slip at the end, the tide turned during a wild play that saw sophomore Analisse Shannon fly into the bench to save a ball that turned into a momentum-swaying kill for the Mean Green.

North Texas didn't look back as it controlled the third and fourth sets and claimed the match in front of a raucous home crowd.

Freshman Carnae Dillard mashed home a team-high 17 kills on 43 attacks while freshman setter Amy Henard unleashed 53 assists in the win.

The Mean Green Volleyball team returns to action in the North Texas Invitational this Friday, Sept. 6, at noon.

Mean Green Quick Hitters

- Mean Green Volleyball knocked off UTA for the third year in a row

- Henard's 53 assists in only four sets put her 13 short of cracking the all-time top-ten single match dig total in Mean Green history

- Dillard double-doubled for the third match this season (17 kills and 10 digs)

- Sophomore Eboni Godfrey aced twice



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