Upcoming Nevada Matches
|Date ||Day ||Opponent ||Location ||Time |
|Oct. 7 ||Thur. ||at Boise State ||Boise, Idaho ||7 p.m. |
|Oct. 9 ||Sat. ||at Idaho ||Moscow, Idaho ||7 p.m. |
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UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA
|Record: 8-8 WAC: 2-1 |
|Head Coach: Devin Scruggs(Pacific, 1991) |
|at Nevada: 220-178(14th season) |
|Overall Record: same |
WATCH LIVE VIDEO STREAM: All University of Nevada home volleyball matches will be streamed live on the internet again this season for a nominal fee. Fans may use the following link to sign up for viewing the matches.
LIVE STATS: Live up to the minute stats during home and selected road contests can be viewed on the internet for Nevada volleyball by following the link below.
Nevada Travels To Idaho For Two Matches
The University of Nevada (8-8, 2-1 WAC) volleyball team travel to Idaho this week for two Western Athletic Conference matches. Thursday the Wolf Pack are at Boise State (14-4, 2-2 WAC) and Saturday travel Moscow, Idaho to play the University of Idaho (8-8, 3-2 WAC). Both matches get underway at 7 p.m. local time.
BSU hosts Idaho State on Tuesday before taking on the Pack Thursday night. The Vandals host Utah State on Wednesday before playing Nevada on Saturday.
Team Notes: Nevada snapped a five-game losing skid defeating SJSU 3-0 on Sept. 30 which was also the first WAC win of the season...the Pack are 7-1 at home, 0-4 on the road and 1-3 at neutral sites...the Pack won the Nevada (Sept 3-4) and Wolf Pack Invitationals (Sept. 10-11) that were played at home in the Virginia Street Gym...Nevada had its season-high four-match win streak snapped in a 3-1 loss to #24 Arizona, Sept. 3...Nevada was picked to finish seventh in the Preseason Western Athletic Conference Coaches’ Poll...the Pack rank eighth in hitting (.171%), eighth in assists (10.64 aps), sixth in blocking (2.10 bps), ninth in digs (12.49 dps), eighth in opponent hitting percentage (.221%), sixth in kills (11.85 kps) and seventh in service aces (1.12 saps) in the WAC...in WAC play Nevada ranks third in hitting (.253%), third in assists (13.50 aps), sixth in blocking (1.65 bps), fourth in digs (13.20 dps), sixth in opponent hitting percentage (.214%), first in kills (15.10 kps) and third in service aces (1.40 saps).
Player Notes: Senior outside hitter Kylie Harrington has led or tied for the team leading in kills in 10-of-16 matches this season...Harrington has three double-doubles vs. Weber State(11 k, 10 d) on Sept. 3, vs. Notre Dame (17 k, 10 d) on Sept. 4 and vs. Northern Arizona (13 k, 10 d) Sept. 3...freshman outside hitter Grace Anxo produced a double-double in her first collegiate match vs. Utah Valley on Aug. 27 with 12 kills and 11 digs then added a second vs. FS on Oct. 2 with 15 kills and 11 digs...junior setter Tatiana Santiago has the Pack’s other double-double with 22 assists and 10 digs vs. Maryland...Santiago dished out a career-high 59 assists vs. FS on Oct. 2...Santiago became the 10th setter in school history to reach the 1,000 assist mark in her career this season...Harrington recorded her 1,000th career kill vs. UNLV (Sept 7) making her the 10th Nevada player to accomplish the feat...senior middle blocker Lindsay Baldwin (8 ba), Anxo (1 bs, 7 ba) and sophomore middle blocker Janelle Batista (8 ba) all had eight blocks in the Pack’s 3-2 victory over Notre Dame (Sept. 4) ...Baldwin surpassed 400 career total blocks after her 8 blocks (1 bs, 7 ba) vs. Northern Arizona (Sept. 3)...Baldwin hit .667 in the Pack’s 3-0 victory over Weber State (Sept. 3)...Harrington (Sept. 4 vs. ND and Oct. 2 vs. FS), Baldwin (Oct. 2 vs. FS) and Anxo (Sept. 27 at UNLV) each have 17 kills in a match which is the high by a Nevada player...Baldwin surpassed 900 career kills in the Pack 3-1 win over FS on Oct. 2...Baldwin’s 9 blocks (1 bs, 8 ba) is a Pack season-high...Santiago ranks eighth averaging 9.23 assists per set in the conference but in WAC only play is first with 11.90 per set...Harrington is sixth in kills (3.12 kps) and seventh in points (3.60 pps) per set in the conference but in WAC play is fifth in kills (4.00 kps) and third in points (4.80 pps)...Baldwin ranks third in hitting (.385) and 10th in kills (3.30 kps) in WAC play...Harrington and Santiago are tied for second in WAC action averaging .50 service aces per set...senior libero Nicole Link has led Nevada in digs 12 times this season with a season-high 23 dig effort vs. Northern Arizona (Sept. 3)...four times link has posted match-highs in digs...Link ranks sixth in the WAC averaging 3.68 digs per set and seventh in WAC only matches at 3.60 per set...Harrington, Baldwin, Anxo and Santiago have started all 16 matches this season while Link has started all 16 matches at libero...reserve setter Dan Holt came off the bench at UNLV (Sept. 27) and nearly lead the Pack to a victory after they trailed 2-0 before falling 3-2 and she topped the team with 23 assists.
Pack Record Two WAC Home Wins
The University of Nevada volleyball team picked up its first two Western Athletic Conference wins of the season coming at home last week downing San Jose State 3-0 and Fresno State 3-1.
The Wolf Pack defeated the Spartans 25-15, 25-22 and 25-17 to record their first conference win of the season. Senior outside hitter Kylie Harrington led the way with 15 kills while setter Tatiana Santiago dished out 31 assists. Libero Nicole Link tallied 10 digs in the victory.
Nevada won the first two sets from the Bulldogs 25-16 and 25-22 before falling 31-29 in set three. The Pack were extended once again in set four but won 28-26 to take the match 3-1. Senior Lindsay Baldwin and Harrington paced the Pack with 17 kills apiece. Reno freshman Grace Anxo posted her second double-double of the season with 15 kills and 11 digs. Junior Erin Garvey had 10 kills to give the Pack four players in double figures. Santiago finished with a match and career-high 59 assists. Link reached double figures in digs once again with 13.
Pack Players Climbing Career Lists:
Four Pack players are current ranked in the top 10 in various career lists and continue to climb the charts this season. Senior middle blocker Lindsay Baldwin is fifth in career points with 1,209, is third with 386 block assists and fourth with 428 total blocks. Her .242 attack percentage is ninth on the career list. One more solo block will move her into a tie with Carla Busalacchi (1990-93) for 10th. She recorded her 900th career kill in the Pack 3-1 victory over FS on Oct. 2.
Senior outside hitter Kylie Harrington is ranked in the Pack career top 10 in two categories. Harrington is sixth with 1,159.5 points and 10th with 1,038 career kills. She became just the 10th Nevada player to reach 1,000 career kills in the UNLV match on Sept. 27.
Another senior Nicole Link is fourth with 1,231 career digs. Link needs 13 digs to move past Tiffany Neumeier (1994-97) into third on the career list.
Junior setter Tatiana Santiago dished out her 1,000th career assist in the Hawai’i on Sept. 24 becoming the 10th setter in Pack history to reach the lofty mark.