#17 Washington State Opens Road Slate with a Sweep of Utah

  0 Nathan Keil | October 24th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, News, Pac 12

#17 WASHINGTON STATE DEF. (RV) UTAH 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-21) 

  • Washington State improves to 16-5 (7-4 in Pac-12); Utah falls to 12-10 (4-7 in Pac-12)
  • October 24, 2018
  • Jon M Huntsman Center; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Attendance:2,537
  • Box score
  • Washington State Recap/Utah Recap


Stanford 10-0 18-1
USC 7-3 15-6
Washington State 7-4 16-5
Oregon 6-4 13-7
UCLA 6-4 11-6
Arizona 5-5 16-6
Washington 5-5 13-7
Arizona State 4-6 13-9
Colorado 4-6 12-9
Utah 4-7 12-10
California 3-7 11-10
Oregon State 0-10 10-12


Washington State picked up its seventh win in Pac-12 play Wednesday night. The Cougars hit the road and picked up a sweep of Utah.

In the first, it was Utah that jumped out to an early lead. The Utes scored four of the first five points to build a 4-1 lead.

With the scored tied 8-8, the Cougars used a 7-1 spurt to grab a 15-10 lead. The Utes then rallied to take a late 23-22 lead before Washington State scored the final three points for a 25-23 win.

The second set went back and forth until the Cougars seized the momentum late. Washington State led 18-17, but then used a 7-1 spurt, including the final five points to close out the set, 25-18.

Washington State came out of the gate strong in the third. The Cougars led 18-7 before Utah worked its way back into the set. The Utes trimmed the lead to three at 21-18 before the Cougars closed out the set and the match, 25-21.


  • Outside hitter McKenna Woodford let the way for the Cougars, tallying 17 kills.
  • Washington State outside hitter Penny Tusa had a double-double. Tusa registered 15 kills, hit .483, and notched 14 digs.
  • Outside hitter Kenzie Koerber was the best player on the court for the Utes. Koerber led the way with 12 kills, while hitting .476.
  • Utah outside hitter Dani Drews chipped in 11 kills.
  • Utah Libero Brianna Doehrmann eclipsed 1,000 digs for her career. She entered the match 7 shy, and finished with 18, bringing her total to 1,011.
  • Washington State hit .250 as a team while holding Utah to .157.
  • The Cougars won their third straight match overall and their seventh match away from home this season.


  • #17 Washington State plays at (RV) Colorado at 9 p.m. ET Friday.
  • (RV) Utah hosts #20 Washington at 8 p.m. ET Friday.

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