UT Arlington Hosts Little Rock at 7:30 p.m. CT on Friday at College Park Center
Taylor Murata Shatters School Freshman Digs Record
UT Arlington Sweeps Louisiana
Senior Cassidy Wheeler Charts Season-High 55 Assists
UTA Snaps ASU's 26-Set Winning Streak with Third Set Victory
The Mavericks open the season against Sam Houston State Friday, August 26.
VB: UT Arlington Day 1 action vs. New Mexico
• 2015 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week (9/7)
• 2015 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week (10/26)
Played in 127 o 129 sets played, leading the team in attack percentage (.282) and blocks per set (0.89) … Had 2.39 kills per set with 35 digs and a team-leading 366 points … Totaled 303 kills, third on the team … Averaged 2.2 kills per set in conference play, with 0.98 blocks per set … Had double-digit kills in 16 matches … Went for a season-high 18 kills in a win at ULM … Accounted for a season-high eight blocks at Little Rock, with five or more blocks in 10 matches.
Led the team and finished third in the conference with a .350 attack percentage … The .350 attack percentage was the fourth-best in UTA single-season history … Played in all 108 sets, starting each match … Tied for fifth in the Sun Belt with a 1.02 blocks per set … Had the fourth-most blocks in UTA freshman history … Had a career-high 16 kills with just one error on 29 swings, adding six blocks in a home win over Troy … Had seven blocks and 12 kills vs. Villanova … Had a career-best eight blocks and added 11 kills at Texas State … Had six double-figure kill matches … Had 10 matches with at least five blocks.
A four-year letterwinner at Lindale High School … Named first-team all-district (16-4A) in four straight years … Named Most Valuable Hitter for District 16-4A as a sophomore, junior and senior.