Texas Tech senior Emily Bledsoe and junior Sandy James have been named to the preseason All-Big 12 second team.
Texas Tech basketball fans have an opportunity to get one-dollar tickets for a Red Raider game Friday night at United Spirit Arena.
Three coaches have been dismissed from the Texas Tech football staff, and two new additions have been announced.
Barnes and six other Big 12 Conference players were named to the list, which also includes Texas A&M RHP Michael Wacha, ranked 9th, Texas LHP Sam Stafford, and Oklahoma RHP Jon Gray.
Kierra Mallard received the award last season as well, following their win over Baylor.
No confirmation of a formal contract has been reported as of yet.
Red Raider Head Coach Don Flora said “This is an honor that is well earned for Amanda.”
The team will honor seniors Amanda Dowdy and Karlyn Meyers before the match.
This ranking is the highest in the AP Poll since November 2005, when the team was ranked 14th.
Vaughan received the conference honors following 31 digs in a five-set victory against Baylor last Wednesday.