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.
2019 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 2019 Roster
With a bench 17 players deep, you’ll definitely want to get to know the ladies setting up the plays for the Sooners. Get to know them here.
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.
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!
You’ll hear words like “ace”, “block”, “sideout”, “dig”, “kill”, “dump”, and “stuff”. Get up on the lingo here.
2019 OU Volleyball Schedule
AUG 24 (SAT) 2:00 P.M. CRIMSON VS. CREAM SCRIMMAGE @ NORMAN
COLORADO STATE INVITATIONAL
- AUG 30 (FRI) 2:00 P.M. vs CALIFORNIA @ FORT COLLINS, COLO.
- AUG 31 (SAT) 12:00 P.M. vs CHICAGO STATE @ FORT COLLINS, COLO.
- AUG 31 (SAT) 8:30 P.M. vs COLORADO STATE @ AT FORT COLLINS, COLO.
- SEP 5 (THU) 4:00 P.M. vs OREGON STATE @ BLOOMINGTON, IND.
- SEP 6 (FRI) 11:00 A.M. vs YALE @ BLOOMINGTON, IND.
SEP 6 (FRI) 6:00 P.M. vs INDIANA @ BLOOMINGTON, IND.
OU NIKE INVITATIONAL
SEP 13 (FRI) 7:30 P.M. vs ARIZONA STATE @ NORMAN
SEP 14 (SAT) 11:00 A.M. vs LOUISIANA @ NORMAN
SEP 14 (SAT) 7:00 P.M. vs GEORGIA TECH @ NORMAN
SEP 17 (TUE) 6:30 P.M. vs TEXAS A&M @ COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS
SEP 21 (SAT) 4:00 P.M. vs SMU @ NORMAN
SEP 25 (WED) 8:00 P.M. vs TCU @ NORMAN
SEP 28 (SAT) 1:00 P.M. vs WEST VIRGINIA @ MORGANTOWN, W. VA.
OCT 2 (WED) 7:00 P.M. vs BAYLOR @ WACO, TEXAS
OCT 5 (SAT) 5:00 P.M. vs KANSAS @ NORMAN
OCT 12 (SAT) 5:00 P.M. vs TEXAS @ AUSTIN, TEXAS
OCT 16 (WED) 7:00 P.M. vs KANSAS STATE @ NORMAN
OCT 19 (SAT) 7:00 P.M. vs IOWA STATE @ NORMAN
OCT 26 (SAT) 2:00 P.M. vs TEXAS TECH @ LUBBOCK, TEXAS
OCT 30 (WED) 7:00 P.M. vs BAYLOR @ NORMAN
NOV 2 (SAT) TBA vs KANSAS @ LAWRENCE, KANSAS
NOV 8 (FRI) 6:00 P.M. vs TEXAS @ NORMAN
NOV 13 (WED) 7:00 P.M. vs TEXAS TECH @ NORMAN
NOV 15 (FRI) 7:00 P.M. vs IOWA STATE @ AMES, IOWA
NOV 20 (WED) 7:00 P.M. vs KANSAS STATE @ MANHATTAN, KAN.
NOV 22 (FRI) 6:00 P.M. vs WEST VIRGINIA @ NORMAN
NOV 27 (WED) 7:00 P.M. vs TCU @ FORT WORTH, TEXAS
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