Oct. 15, 2013
Upcoming Nevada matches
Oct. 17 Boise State - (8-9, 2-5 MW) 7 p.m.
Oct. 19 Utah State - (10-7, 4-2 MW) 2 p.m.
Against this week's opposition -
Series with BSU: Nevada leads 24-17
Series with USU: Nevada leads 20-14
Nevada Wolf Pack Volleyball -
Overall Record: 2-16
MW Record: 0-6
Home Record: 1-4
Road Record: 0-7
Neutral Record: 1-5
Wolf Pack Volleyball News and Notes
Dig Pink Match Thursday and Spike Out Bullying Saturday - Both matches this week have special promotions. Thursday is the Dig Pink Match to promote breast cancer awareness month. Fans wearing a pink shirt will be admitted free.
Saturday is Spike Out Bullying day at the Virginia Street Gym. Fans will have the opportunity to help spread awareness of bullying in our schools. Between the first and second games fans will hold up a sign that they create dealing with various issues of bullying.
Dig Pink Match Thursday and Spike Out Bullying Saturday - Both matches this week have special promotions. Thursday is the Dig Pink Match to promote breast cancer awareness month.
Saturday is Spike Out Bullying day at the Virginia Street Gym. Fans will have the opportunity to help spread awareness of bullying in our schools. Between the first and second games fans will hold up a sign that they create with a name they were called, a person they know who is or has been bullied, or something positive about themselves.
NevadaWolfPack.tv - Nevada's matches this week will be shown live on NevadaWolfPack.tv for free.
Live stats - Live up to the minute live stats for all Wolf Pack volleyball matches is available at NevadaWolfPack.com by checking the volleyball schedule http://www.nevadawolfpack.com/sports/w-volley/sched/unv-w-volley-sched.html
Morell has double-double - Freshman Madison Morell recorded her first career double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs at SJSU last Thursday.
Lea`ea and Anxo on the move - Junior middle blocker Tessa Lea'ea and senior outside hitter Grace Anxo are on the move up the Wolf Pack career points list. Lea'ea is eighth with 909.5 points while Anxo ranks ninth with 843.5.
Next on the list for Lea`ea is Michelle More's (2001-02) 1,084.5 points which she totaled in just two seasons. She recorded her 900th point last week and her current 3.52 points per set is 10th in the conference.
Anxo passed Erin Garvey's (2008-11) total of 821.5 last week. She is averaging 2.59 points per set this season.
All-tournament honors - Nevada began the season play in four tournaments and three different players were name to all-tournament squads during the stretch. Sophomore middle hitter Sam Willoughby selected to three all-tournament teams; Wolf Pack Invitational, Lone Star Showdown and Cougar Invitational.
Junior middle blocker Tessa Lea'ea earned the honor the first week of the season at the Cal Molten Classic. Sophomore defensive specialist Kara Kasser was named to the Wolf Pack Invitational all-tournament squad.
Anderson takes over at setter - Freshman setter Lyndsey Anderson was scheduled to redshirt this season but made her first appearance and start in the Colorado State match. The Reno freshman has started the last four matches since taking over at setter. She had a season-high 40 assists at SJSU and is averaging 8.73 assists per set. In her second start vs. Wyoming she had a double-double with 25 assists and 16 digs.
Blocking machine also ranks in attack percentage - Junior middle blocker Tessa Lea'ea ranks in Nevada's career top 10 in all three blocking categories. Lea'ea's 297 career total blocks ranks seventh in Pack history as does her 249 block assists. Her 48 solo blocks is tied for ninth with Lindsay Baldwin (2007-10).
Erin Hewko (1992-95) is sixth with 251 block assists and 305 total blocks.
Last season Lea`ea totaled 141 blocks which tied Karly Sipherd for the third best season in Pack history. Her 116 blocks assists was the fifth best season and 25 solo blocks tied for the ninth best year at Nevada
Currently her 1.11 blocks per set ranks eighth in the Mountain West.
Lea'ea is tied for fifth wit Salaia Salave`a (2002-05) in career attack percentage at .278.
Nevada seeks to end streaks - Nevada has lost a season-high snine matches in a row and 21 consecutive MW matches dating back to last season. The Pack won its first MW match last season defeating San Diego State but lost the next 15 coupled with the four to start this season the streak has reached 17.