Sept. 21, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. – The University of Nevada (2-10) volleyball team was swept by Seattle (3-12) in its final match at the Cougar Invitational on Saturday morning. The Wolf Pack lost by scores of 25-12, 25-16 and 25-19 to fall to 2-10 on the season. SU improved to 3-12 on the year.
The Redhawks led the first set 8-1 and settled for the 25-12 victory. Nevada hit negative .036 and SU .474. In the second set SU finished with a 13-4 run to break a 12 all tie on the way to the 25-16 victory and 2-0 advantage in the match. The Pack hit .128 and the Redhawks .263.
The final set was tied eight times and there was one lead change before SU won 25-19 to take the match 3-0. The final tie was at 12 and SU outscored Nevada 13-7 the rest of the set to win 25-19. The Pack hit .067 and the Redhawks .346.
Junior Tessa Lea'ea led the Pack with nine kills and added three blocks. Setter Taylar Rothfuss dished out 14 assists. Four players tied for team honors with five digs each.
Iris Ivanis posted match-highs with 12 kills and 11 digs to record a double-double. Setter Kerry Lane finished with 23 assists.
SU had 8.5 blocks compared to six for the Pack. Nevada hit .062 in the match and the Redhawks .337.
Nevada opens Mountain West play at UNLV on Thursday and plays at San Diego State Saturday night.
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