Volleyball Travels Heads To The Pacific Northwest To Face #8 Washington and Washington State
Oct. 3, 2007
The Arizona State Sun Devils (9-8 overall, 1-3 Pac-10) will hit the road again this weekend as they set to face the #8 Washington Huskies (14-0, 3-0 Pac-10) and Washington State Cougars (9-8, 0-3 Pac-10). The Sun
Devils will face the Huskies on Thursday, October 4 and the Cougars on Friday, October 5. Both games will start at 7 p.m. PT
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Recapping Last Weekend:
The Sun Devils hosted their first pair of Pac-10 opponents of the season last weekend as they hit the home hard wood to face #21
Series History vs. the
The series history against the Washington Huskies is 18-28 all-time in favor of the Huskies dating back to 1986. In last season's match-ups, the Sun Devils were swept twice by the Huskies.
Series History vs.
Against the Cougars, the Sun Devils are 23-20 all-time. Last season, the Sun Devils topped the Cougars in
Quick Sets -- Release Highlights:
Libero Sydney Donahue has recorded 10 or more digs in 86 of her 100 career matches, including a streak of 50 matches with 10 or more digs dating back to October 21, 2005 vs. USC.
Sydney Donahue also currently holds the Pac-10 lead in digs and digs per game. After three weeks Donahue has 354 digs for a 6.32 per-game average. She currently holds the Pac-10 single-game match high total as well with 45 against
ASU has the current Pac-10 match high for kills with their 88 against
Sophomore, Marina Mercer holds the season Pac-10 match-high for assists with her 73 against
Sophomore Paige Mittelstaedt is tied for lead in the Pac-10 for solo blocks in a match with her four against
Freshman Sarah Reaves is off to a stellar start to her rookie campaign as she leads the Sun Devils in kills with 259, good for a 4.11 per-game average. She is currently second in Pac-10 match highs for kills after her 28 against
Digging Her Way To The Top:
Senior libero Sydney Donahue is on pace to place her name all over not only ASU and Pac-10 record books (which she already has), but the NCAA ones as well. The senior currently has the single-season ASU and Pac-10 digs record and this season has already broken the career Pac-10 digs record, while inching up the NCAA records as well. Her current total of 2,099 puts her 13th all-time in NCAA history. Last season alone, Donahue had 742 digs as well as tying an all-time NCAA record of 50 digs in a match, which she did in three games against LMU on August 26, 2006.
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