Tom Tallies 16 Kills In 3-0 Sweep Of No. 22 Arizona State
Oct. 10, 2002
Tempe, Ariz. - Senior All-American Logan Tom tallied a match-high 16 kills as the fourth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team swept No. 22 Arizona State, 3-0, tonight at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Game scores were 30-20, 30-18, 30-16.
The Cardinal improve to 14-2, 5-1 in the Pac-10 while the Sun Devils fall to 7-4, 3-3 in league play.
Tom passed former Cardinal All-American Kerri Walsh on Stanford's career kill leaders to move into fifth place with 1,565.
The Cardinal jumped out to an early 8-3 lead in game one, forcing a quick ASU timeout. The Sun Devils closed the gap to 6-8 but could get no closer. Stanford went up 15-10 on a Logan Tom kill and extended the lead to 19-12 on a block by Sara McGee and Ashley Ivy. The Cardinal reached game point on an ASU hitting error at 29-17 and closed the game out on a Sara Duke's kill (30-20).
The two teams traded points early in game two tying at 10-all. Arizona State called a timeout at 14-11 after back-to-back Cardinal kills. Stanford pushed the lead to six points on an Ogonna Nnamani kill at 23-17. ASU would score one more point before the Cardinal went on a seven point run to win game two 30-18 on a Tom kill. Stanford hit .586 for the game with six team blocks.
Stanford built a 15-8 when the first timeout of game three was called. The Cardinal then rallied off three more points to force an ASU timeout at 18-8 o a block solo by Sara McGee. A kill by Ashley Ivy gave Stanford the 27-13 advantage. A Sun Devil hitting error put the Cardinal at match point at 29-15. Ogonna Nnamani's kill gave Stanford the 30-16 win to end the match.
Logan Tom notched a double-double on the night with 16 kills and a match-high 13 digs. Ogonna Nnamani added 11 kills while hitting at a .476 clip. Three Cardinals notched six blocks each: Sara McGee, Ashley Ivy and Jennifer Harvey. Senior Lindsey Yamasaki added nine digs on the night.
ASU was led by Juliana Escobar's eight kills and Alicia Akporiaye's 10 digs.
Stanford is next in action tomorrow night at 8 p.m. in Tucson, Ariz. when they take on No. 20 Arizona in continued conference action.