Top-ranked BYU continued its unbeaten streak to 12-straight matches with a sweep of Saint Mary’s, while Loyola Marymount handed RV Portland its second-straight loss in 5 sets.
#1 BYU def. Saint Mary’s 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-13)
- BYU moves 12-0 overall, 2-0 WCC; Saint Mary’s falls to 9-3 overall, 1-1 WCC
- Box Score
- BYU Recap / Saint Mary’s Recap
- Attendance: 2,210
Top-ranked BYU notched its second-straight West Coast Conference sweep with a win over Saint Mary’s Saturday afternoon. The Cougars remain perfect on the season, 12-0, and have hit above .500 in both conference matches thus far (.507 vs. Pacific; .531 vs. Saint Mary’s).
THIS IS HOW WE DO 👌- ✊#BYUWVB #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/NyQyNSDyEz
— BYU Women’s Volleyball (@BYUwvolleyball) September 22, 2018
Roni Jones-Perry registered team-high 12 kills and hit .786 (12-1-14) to lead the Cougars to victory. Lyndie Haddock-Eppich dished out 24 assists, Kennedy Eschenberg tallied a career-high 11 blocks and Mary Lake recorded 6 digs.
Lindsey Calvin led Saint Mary’s with 7 kills, Alexsa Parker notched 15 assists and Lindsey Knudsen and Emily Bible each tallied 5 digs.
Loyola Marymount def. RV Portland 3-2 (25-22, 25-16, 22-25, 22-25, 15-13)
- Loyola Marymount moves to 12-2 overall, 1-1 WCC; Portland falls 12-2 overall, 0-2 WCC
- Box Score
- Loyola Marymount Recap / Portland Recap
- Attendance: 358
Loyola Marymount outlasted RV Portland in 5 sets to hand the Pilots their second-straight loss. The Lions used a .306 attack percentage to earn the win and even their conference record, 1-1.
Lions outlast Portland to move to 1-1 in WCC play! pic.twitter.com/G483AbGKLv
— LMU Volleyball (@lmulionsWVB) September 22, 2018
With a 12-2 start, LMU is off to its best start since opening the 2014 season with a 13-1 record.
Bo Culo led the Lions with a career-high 25 kills and 10 digs for her first career double-double. Savannah Slattery (17) and Emma Johnson (12) joined her with double-figure kill totals. Tess Reid notched 59 assists, while Kekai Whitford logged 15 digs.
Izzy Guzik (20 kills, .405 attack percentage) and Shayla Hoeft (13 kills, .435 attack percentage) each hit over .400 for the Pilots. Cali Thompson dished out 40 assists and Carey Williams tallied 19 digs.
RV San Diego def. Pacific 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-19)
- San Diego moves to 4-8 overall, 1-1 WCC; Pacific falls to 5-8 overall, 0-2 WCC
- Box Score
- San Diego Recap / Pacific Recap
- Attendance: 313
RV San Diego rebounded from its 5-set loss to Saint Mary’s with a sweep of Pacific Saturday afternoon. The Toreros earned the victory with a .408 attack percentage and an 8-2 blocking edge.
Toreros with the SWEEP!#GoToreros pic.twitter.com/Ram0Q8KTFN
— USD Volleyball (@USDVolleyball) September 22, 2018
Lauren Fuller (13 kills, .393 attack percentage) and Addie Picha (10 kills, .471 attack percentage) paced San Diego offensively. Anna Newsome dished out 23 assists, Payton Douglass logged 19 digs and Megan Jacobson posted 5 blocks.
Kaitlyn Lanes(13) and Riley Ramsey (11) contributed double figure kill totals for Pacific, while Gabby Leo tallied a double-double with 27 assists and 10 digs. Jadyn Tubbs notched 15 digs.
Pepperdine def. Gonzaga 3-1 (17-25, 25-15, 25-19, 25-18)
- Pepperdine moves 8-4 overall, 2-0 WCC; Gonzaga falls to 4-9 overall, 1-1 WCC
- Box Score
- Pepperdine Recap / Gonzaga Recap
- Attendance: 427
Pepperdine used a dominant blocking performance, 17 to 6, to earn its second-straight WCC victory, winning in 4 sets over Gonzaga Saturday.
.@hannahfrohling with 13-kills and @ajoharra with a #CareerHigh 10-blocks and the #WavesWin in four over Gonzaga! #WavesUp pic.twitter.com/PiLE8Lst8U
— Pepperdine W. Volley (@WavesVolleyball) September 22, 2018
Hannah Frohling (13 kills) and Rachel Ahrens (10 kills) each reached double figures offensively, while Blossom Sato distributed 36 assists for Pepperdine. Alli O’Harra notched a career-high 10 blocks, while Shannon Scully posted 13 digs.
Sarah Penner (15 kills, 11 digs) and Faith Smith (18 assists, 12 digs) recorded double-doubles for Gonzaga, while Tiyana Hallums logged 21 digs.
|Tuesday, Sept. 25||#1 BYU at Pepperdine||Malibu, Calif.||6 p.m.|
|Santa Clara at Pacific||Stockton, Calif.||7 p.m.|
|San Francisco at Saint Mary’s||Moraga, Calif.||7 p.m.|
|#24 San Diego at Loyola Marymount||Los Angeles, Calif.||7 p.m.|