2019 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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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.

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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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.

INDIANA INVITATIONAL

  • 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