Sep 6, 2013
RENO, Nev. - A win in a marathon second game propelled the University of Nevada volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-22, 31-29, 25-20) sweep of Weber State at the Virginia Street Gym on Friday.
The Wolf Pack improved to 1-4 with the win, while Weber State fell to 3-2.
Game two lasted 60 points, with the Pack coming out on top after a monumental comeback. At one point Nevada trailed 10-1, only to erase the nine-point deficit and seize the match's momentum.
Three Nevada players recorded nine kills to pace the home team. Tessa Lea'ea, Sam Willoughby and Grace Anxo all had nine, with Willoughby registering the best hitting percentage at .381. Kara Kasser led the Pack in digs for the fourth time in the first five matches this season with 10.
The win came with strong offense, as the Pack only recorded 5.5 team blocks.
Weber State committed eight receiving errors and 25 hitting errors to aid Nevada in its victory. Nevada committed only two rcieving errors and 25 overall, taking the necessary points to earn a hard-fought victory.
The Pack will be back on the court at 6:30 p.m. to take on Illinois State in Nevada's final match at the Wolf Pack Invitational.