Colorado Takes Down Cal In Sweep For 22nd Win Of The Year

  0 Carly DeMarque | November 23rd, 2017 | College - Women's Indoor, News, Pac 12

Match Results

  • Colorado def. Cal 3-0, (25-20, 25-18, 25-19)
  • Colorado improves to 22-8, 12-7 Pac-12, Cal falls to 13-17, 4-15 Pac-12
  • Berkeley, California
  • Attendance: 777
  • Match Stats

Colorado sweeps California to win their 22nd match in a season for the first time since 1998 and their 12th Pac-12 match, marking the first time since 2011 that they’ve won more than 11 matches in the Pac-12.

The Buffs led in all statistical categories over the Bears – kills (53-32), aces (3-1), blocks (7-5), assists (48-28) and digs (43-30). They also led Cal to a low .160 hitting percentage while hitting .349 in the win.

Three Colorado players recorded double-digit kills – Frankie Shebby with 17 and eight digs, Alexa Smith with 14 on a .429 hitting clip while Naghede Abu posted 11 kills on a .526 hitting performance. Setter Brynna DeLuzio dished out 44 assists and 14 digs while Gabby Carta-Samuels picked up 11 digs.

For Cal, Preslie Anderson and Carmen Annevelink put down six kills in the loss.

Press Release

Courtesy of Colorado Athletics


Press Release

Courtesy of Cal Athletics


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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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