Nov. 26, 2013
Upcoming Nevada matches
Nov. 27 at Utah State (19-11, 12-7 MW) 6 p.m. PT
Nov. 29 at Boise State - (13-16, 7-12 MW) 7 p.m. PT
Against this week’s opposition -
Series with BSU: Nevada leads 24-18
Series with USU: Nevada leads 20-16
Nevada’s final two games at Utah State and Boise State - The University of Nevada (4-26, 2-16 MW) volleyball team plays its final two games of the season on the road at Utah State (19-11, 12-7 MW) on Wednesday and at Boise State (13-16, 7-12 MW) on Friday. The USU match starts at 6 p.m. PT and the BSU match at 7 p.m. PT.
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
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 this season and is nearing 1,200 needing 35 in the next two matches to reach the plateau. Holt had 667 assists last season before injury forced her to miss time. She tops the team with 453 assists this season and ranks ninth in the MW averaging 6.97 per set. In her senior year she has been splitting time with freshman Lyndsey Anderson.
Lea`ea records 1,000th point, Anxo on the move - Junior middle blocker Tessa Lea’ea recently recorded her 1000th career point and her current 1,049.5 ranks eighth in school history. She is just the eighth player at Nevada to reach 1,000 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 3.48 points per game tops the team.
Senior outside hitter Grace Anxo is ninth with her 963.5 points. She is averaging 2.72 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 336 ranks sixth in school history as does her 281 career block assists. Her 55 career solo blocks is sixth at Nevada. 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
Lea’ea is seventh at Nevada in career attack percentage at .273.
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 all but one match since the start versus CSU. She is averaging 6.55 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.