Nevada closes out home schedule with Air Force and New Mexico


Nevada plays its final two home matches this weekend.

Nevada plays its final two home matches this weekend.

Nov. 20, 2013

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Upcoming Nevada matches

    Nov. 22    Air Force - (6-21, 3-12 MW)    7 p.m. PT
    Nov. 23    New Mexico - (20-7, 10-6 MW)    7 p.m. PT


Wolf Pack Volleyball News and Notes

Nevada closes out home schedule with Air Force and New Mexico  - The University of Nevada (3-25, 1-15 MW) volleyball team closes its home schedule hosting Air Force (6-21, 3-12 MW) on Friday and New Mexico (20-7, 10-6 MW) on Saturday.  Both matches start at 7 p.m.
    AFA and UNM will play in Albuquerque, N.M. on Wednesday.

Special promotions planned for final weekend  - There are special promotions planned for each night of the final weekend of volleyball at the Virginia Street Gym.
    Friday is Military Appreciation Night with the first 150 fans receiving a red, white and blue mini volleyball.  Free admission with military ID.
    Saturday is Senior Night and Nevada State Bank will be conducting a canned food drive.  One can of food gets you free admission.

Senior Night  - Seniors Grace Anxo and Dana Holt will be honored for their contributions to Wolf Pack volleyball after the completion of the match on Saturday night.  Both have played their entire four seasons at Nevada.

NevadaWolfPack.tv - Friday's match with Air Force will not be shown on NevadaWolfPack.tv but Saturday's match with New Mexico 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

Streaks end - Nevada snapped a pair of losing skids in its 3-2 victory over San Diego State on Nov. 14.  The Wolf Pack ended its 17-match season-high losing skid and 29-match Mountain West losing streak.  The Pack began MW play in 2012 and defeated SDSU at home in its first ever MW match then lost 29 in a row until knocking off the Aztecs at home again this season.

Holt dishes out 1,100th assist - Senior setter Dana Holt recorded her 1,100th assist at home last week and has 1,121 in her career.  Holt had 667 assists last season before injury forced her to miss time.  She tops the team with 409 assists this season and ranks ninth in the MW averaging 7.05 per set.

Lea`ea records 1,000 point, Anxo on the move - Junior middle blocker Tessa Lea'ea recorded her 1000th career point last weekend and her current 1,023.5 ranks eighth in school history.  She is just the eighth player at Nevada to reach 1000 career points.  Next on the list for Lea`ea is Michelle More's (2001-02) 1,084.5 points which she totaled in just two seasons.  Her 3.46 points per game tops the team.
    Senior outside hitter Grace Anxo is ninth with her 936.5 points.  She is averaging 2.64 points per set this season.

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 recorded her 300th career total block this season and her 329 ranks sixth in school history as does her 275 career block assists.  Her 54 career solo blocks is tied for sixth at Nevada with Erin Hewko (1992-95). Jaime Keith (1993-96) is fifth with 340 total blocks and 277 block assists.  Jennifer White (1990-93) and Julie Dobbs (1988-91) are tied for fourth with 56 solo 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 1.05 blocks per set ranks 10th in the Mountain West.  
    Lea'ea is seventh at Nevada in career attack percentage at .270.

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 home match. The Reno freshman has started every match since the start versus CSU.  She is averaging 6.76 assists per set .  In her second start versus Wyoming she had a double-double with 25 assists and 16 digs.  In the Boise State match she posted a second double-double with 47 assists and 16 digs which are both career bests.


 

 

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