Pack falls in three sets to Utah State

Sam Willoughby had 13 kills in the USU match.

Oct. 19, 2013

Final Stats

RENO, Nev. -  The University of Nevada (2-18, 0-8 MW) volleyball team lost a Mountain West home match in three sets by scores of 25-23, 25-19 and 25-13 to Utah State (12-7, 5-3 MW)  at the Virginia Street Gym today.  The loss dropped the Wolf Pack to 2-18 on the season and 0-8 in MW play.  The Aggies improved to 12-7 and 5-3 in conference action.  The loss was the 11th in a row for the Pack.

Nevada led the first set early 6-1 but the Aggies rallied to knot the score at 12.  The set was tied six more times before USU won 25-23.  In set two USU led 2-1 and did not trail the rest of the way to win 25-19.  The Aggies took control of the third set leading 6-2 and went on to win 25-13 to take the match 3-0.

Pack sophomore Sam Willoughby posted a match-high 13 kills while freshman setter Lyndsey Anderson dished out 25 assists.  Libero Kara Kasser had a match-high 13 digs.

Rachel Orr led the Aggies with 11 kills and 10 digs to post a double-double.  Setter Paige Neves finished with 29 assists.

The Pack hit .118 in the match compared to .318 for USU.  Nevada won the blocking battle 8-7.

Nevada plays its next two MW matches on the road.  The Pack is at Air Force on Thursday and at New Mexico on Saturday.  Both matches start at 6 p.m. PT.

-- @NevadaWolfPack --



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