Seilhamer Reaches 2,000 Career Digs In 3-0 Sweep Over Oregon State

Nov. 25, 2006

LOS ANGELES - Senior All-America libero Debora Seilhamer (Ponce, Puerto Rico) had 23 digs Saturday and became just the third Pac-10 Conference player to record 2,000 career digs as the No. 6 USC Women of Troy swept the Oregon State Beavers, 3-0 (30-25, 30-15, 30-14), in Pac-10 Conference play at Galen Center. Seilhamer needed 14 digs entering today's match in order to reach the milestone, behind UCLA's Chrissie Zartman and Washington's Candace Lee.

USC finishes the regular season with a 25-4 overall mark and 14-4 conference record. The team will await the NCAA Tournament pairings which will be announced tomorrow at noon, live on ESPNews.

It was the final regular season match at home for Seilhamer and three other seniors. Kimi Freeburg had 11 assists and three digs while Alli Dillon had four assists and two digs. Annie Montgomery, who has been sidelined for the entire season with a back injury, made her first appearance of the season as she served on several points for the Women of Troy.

Seilhamer finished the weekend with 64 digs in two matches after setting a school record for most digs in a four-game match with 41 yesterday in a 3-1 win against Oregon.

All 14 players on USC's roster saw action today as sophomore Kelli Tennant recorded a season-high 10 kills for a .444 performance. Junior Asia Kaczor led both teams with 11 kills.

USC limited Oregon State (3-24, 0-18) to a .008 hitting performance.

The Women of Troy opened game two with a 12-0 run with Seilhamer serving from the start.

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