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WAC Volleyball Recaps - Oct. 13
Courtesy: Denver
Texas State 3, New Mexico State 2
Texas State won a five-set thriller Saturday night in Las Cruces, as the Bobcats battled back from a 2-1 deficit to knock off first-place New Mexico State 24-26, 25-17, 15-25, 26-24, 15-11. With the win, Texas State improves to 10-10 overall and 5-4 in the conference, while the Aggies drop to 13-6 overall and 7-2 in the WAC.

The Aggies out-hit the Bobcats .195 to .188. NM State also had more kills (61-54) and assists (58-52) than Texas State. The Bobcats posted more service aces (6-4). digs (66-65) and blocks (15-6).

Molly Ahrens finished  the match with a career-high 11 blocks, Ashlee Hilbun finished with a career-high 16 kills, while Alexandra Simms totaled 12 kills and three aces for the match.

Meredith Hays led the Aggues with 18 kills and 10 digs. Lauren Loerch added 13 kills and Desiree Scott had 12 kills and six blocks.

Utah State 3, San Jose State 0

The Aggies rebounded from a heartbreaking loss earlier this week with a sweep (25-17, 25-15, 25-19) of San Jose State in WAC action Saturday. With the win, Utah State improves to 13-6 overall and 8-1 in WAC play. The Spartans drop to 8-11 on the season and 4-5 in the WAC.
 
Utah State out-hit San Jose State .290 to .039. The Aggies also had more kills (41-33), assists (39-32), service aces (3-1), digs (54-40) and blocks (15.5-5).

Rachel Orr led the Aggies with 12 kills on .524 hitting, while Ashlan Rogers had a match-best 14 digs.

Mary Alice O'Reilly led the Spartans with 10 kills, while Krista Miller had 12 digs.


Denver 3, UTSA 1
Denver earned a four-set victory (25-22, 22-25, 25-19, 25-19) over UTSA on Saturday afternoon at Hamilton Gymnasium. With the win, the Pioneers move to 10-9 overall and 4-5 in WAC play, while the Roadrunners fall to 12-7 overall and 5-4 in WAC competition.

The Pioneers hit .271 on the match and held UTSA to a .187 hitting percentage. Denver also adged the Roadrunners in kills (56-54), assists (53-49), service aces (5-0) and blocks (10-8). UTSA had 48 digs to Denver's 46.

Faimie Kingsley tallied a team-high 14 kills, while Colleen King and Alex Turgeon also finished in double figures with 11 and 10 kills, respectively. Kingsley added a match-high eight blocks on the afternoon.

UTSA's Whitney Walls had a match-high 19 kills, while Brandy Huskey had a match-high 38 assists and 17 digs.


UT Arlington 3, Seattle U 0

UT Arlington volleyball team swept Seattle U (25-11, 25-20. 25-19) Saturday at the College Park Center. With the win, the Mavericks improve to 7-14 overall and 3-6 in the WAC. Seattle U drops to 7-12 on the season and 2-7 in WAC play.

UTA hit .333 on the match, compared to the .093 of the Redhawks. The Mavericks also had more kills (40-38), assists (39-35), service aces (2-0) and blocks (8-2.5). Both tea, had 47 digs in the match.

Taylor Gross led UTA with 13 kills on .600 hitting, while Valerie Stetzer had 13 digs.

Seattle U was paced by Sarah Jaeckel with 13 kills and nine digs. Lani Beadle posted a match-high 16 digs in the loss.
Volleyball
WAC
Overall
New Mexico State
14-2
22-11
Bakersfield
12-4
21-12
Idaho
11-5
19-11
Utah Valley
11-5
18-15
Kansas City
9-7
15-14
Seattle U
9-7
13-20
Grand Canyon
4-12
12-19
Texas-Pan American
2-14
13-20
Chicago State
0-16
2-29
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