2018 OU Volleyball Schedule + 6 Things to Know About OU Volleyball

Maybe you caught the bug during the Olympics. Maybe you caught the bug during childhood. Or maybe you’re just thinking about catching it. What’s the bug? Volleyball. And once you’ve caught it, you’re in for a heck of a ride with amazing matches and competition.

Unless you’ve been around volleyball for some time, there may be some things you just don’t know about the game. No problem. We’d love to help you out.

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2018 OU Volleyball Schedule + 6 Things to Know About OU Volleyball

OU Volleyball at the Fieldhouse

The Lady Sooners play at the OU Fieldhouse. The Fieldhouse is one of the most historic buildings on campus and is very centrally located.

OU Volleyball 2018 Roster

With a bench 19 players deep, you’ll definitely want to get to know the ladies setting up the plays for the Sooners. Get to know them here.

Volleyball Fever

Now that you’ve caught the bug, be sure to feed the fever with the OU Sooners Volleyball social media accounts – both Twitter and Instagram.

The Match

A volleyball match is played as a best out of 5 sets with games rally scoring to 25 and winning by two points. How long a game goes is completely dependent on the point spread, the lengths of volleys, and how many sets are required to finish the match. For more info on the game’s basic rules, check this out.

Positions

Volleyball has 6 players on the court at all times. They occupy the following positions: Outside Hitter, Middle Blocker, Right Side Hitter, Setter, Libero (she wears the opposite color jersey), and Defensive Specialist. Check the Roster to see who fills which positions and watch for them!

Terminology

You’ll hear words like “ace”, “block”, “sideout”, “dig”, “kill”, “dump”, and “stuff”. Get up on the lingo here.

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2018 OU Volleyball Schedule

Sat,

Aug 18
Arkansas (Exh.)Norman
Northern Illinois Invitational
Fri,

Aug 24
XavierDekalb, Ill.
Sat,

Aug 25
DePaulDekalb, Ill.
Sat,

Aug 25
Northern Illinoisat Dekalb, Ill.
Seton Hall Tournament
Fri,

Aug 31
PittsburghOrange, N.J.
Sat,

Sep 01
VCUOrange, N.J.
Sat,

Sep 01
Seton Hallat Orange, N.J.
Colorado Invitational
Fri,

Sep 07
North CarolinaBoulder, Colo.
Sat,

Sep 08
GeorgiaBoulder, Colo.
Sat,

Sep 08
Coloradoat Boulder, Colo.
OU Nike Invitational
Fri,

Sep 14
Northwestern StateNorman
Fri,

Sep 14
Texas A&MNorman
Sat,

Sep 15
Texas A&MNorman
Wed,

Sep 19
TCU *at Fort Worth, Texas
Fri,

Sep 21
Kansas State *Norman
Wed,

Sep 26
Kansas *Norman
Fri,

Sep 28
Baylor *at Waco, Texas
Wed,

Oct 03
Iowa State *at Ames, Iowa
Wed,

Oct 10
Texas Tech *Norman
Sat,

Oct 13
Texas *Norman
Sat,

Oct 20
West Virginia *Norman
Wed,

Oct 24
Kansas State *at Manhattan, Kan.
Sat,

Oct 27
Texas *at Austin, Texas.
Sat,

Nov 03
Baylor *Norman
Wed,

Nov 07
Texas Tech *at Lubbock, Texas
Fri,

Nov 09
TCU *Norman
Wed,

Nov 14
Iowa State *Norman
Sat,

Nov 17
West Virginia *at Morgantown, W. Va.
Sat,

Nov 24
Kansas *at Lawrence, Kan.

And while you’re diggin’ the OU Volleyball team, we’d love to set you up for success with a great night’s rest and a gourmet breakfast at the Montford Inn, located just blocks from the OU Campus. As the preferred destination for University guests, we’d be honored if you’d join us while you’re in town.

 

Images courtesy of the OU Volleyball Instagram Account