#22 San Diego Upends #13 Baylor

  0 Jil Price Igara | September 02nd, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

Match Stats

No. 22 San Diego registered its first win of the season Saturday, and it was a big one. The Toreros upset No. 13 Baylor in 4-sets to get into the win column.

The Lady Bears began the match with a 5-1 run, but San Diego fought its way back into contention late. Trailing 21-19, the Toreros went on a 6-1 run to steal the set, 25-21. With the score knotted at 8-8 in the second set, San Diego scored 3-straight points to jump ahead. Baylor brought it back within 1, but the Toreros withstood the push to earn a 25-18 win.

Both teams played through 9 ties in the third set before Baylor rattled off 6-straight points for a 20-14 lead. The Lady Bears held on from there, extending the match with a 25-18 win.

There were 13 ties in the fourth, deciding set, but the Toreros broke the late 23-23 knot with a kill by senior Lauren Fuller and a Baylor attack error to key the upset, 25-23.

Fuller led San Diego with a 17-kill effort, followed by sophomore Roxie Wiblin, who notched 8 kills in the victory. Freshman Laura Madill distributed a team-high 20 assists, while freshman Kelli Barry logged a team-high 9 digs and senior Addie Picha recorded 6 blocks.

Sophomore Yossiana Pressley posted a team-high 24 kills for Baylor, while senior Aniah Philo and redshirt junior Shelly Fanning added 13 and 10 kills, respectively. Sophomore Hannah Lockin dished out a team-high 45 assists, while junior Tara Wulf posted a team-high 9 digs and Fanning led the way with 7 blocks.

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