Nov. 3, 2012
LAS VEGAS - The University of Nevada volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-8, 25-20, 25-18) to UNLV on Saturday, giving the Rebels the three volleyball points up for grabs in the Governor's Series presented by NV Energy.
Nevada is 4-21 (1-11 MW) after Saturday's defeat, while UNLV improves to 16-8 (8-3 MW) with the win.
Tessa Lea'ea led Nevada offensively, posting 11 kills on 30 attacks and a .233 hitting percentage. In addition to a strong attacking evening, Lea'ea had two solo blocks and one assisted block.
Defensively, the Wolf Pack was led by Kara Kasser. The freshman from Brea, Calif., had 13 digs, giving her 224 on the season, which is good for second on the team. Nevada's leader, Kelly Chang, had eight digs, pushing her team-leading season total to 269.
With 29 kills on the night, the Pack went over 1,000 as a team this season, reaching 1,022.
UNLV was led by Kaitlin Winters and Madeline Westman on the offensive end. Both players had nine kills to lead the Rebels. Defensively, Daryn Glenn led UNLV with 14 digs.
The Pack will return to the Virginia Street Gym on Thursday night at 7 p.m., meeting the Boise State Broncos. BSU took the first meeting between the two teams this season, winning 3-2 in Boise on October 13.