Wildcats Sweep Sun Devils To Open Second Half Of Pac-10 Season
Oct. 25, 2003
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Arizona volleyball team exacted a bit of revenge inwinning its third straight Pac-10 match with a 3-0 sweep over Arizona Stateat McKale Center on Saturday. Game scores were 30-17, 30-26, 30-25.
The Wildcats (10-11, 4-6 Pac-10) carried over their strong blockingperformance from last week's match against Hawaii with an impressive effortagainst the Sun Devils on Saturday. Paced by a match-high five block assistsfrom Bre Ladd and Kim Glass, Arizona set the early tone at the net andfinished with 10 total blocks on the night.
UA's presence at the net also disrupted the Sun Devil offense, limiting itto a .121 hitting percentage.
Tallying 18 kills on .343 hitting, Glass edged closer to the 1,000th killof her career. The outing against the Sun Devils improved her all-time totalto 984, just 16 away from making her the fastest player in school history toachieve the milestone.
Classmate Ladd added 10 kills on a match-high .471 hitting in the match onSaturday and Jennifer Abernathy tallied four of Arizona seven service aceson the night.
The win on Saturday evened the season series at a match apiece. ASU (8-11,3-7 Pac-10) won the contest earlier this season in Tempe after rallying froma 0-2 deficit to knock off the Wildcats, 3-2.
Arizona will take to the road for a pair of matches in the Bay Area. TheCats will take on Stanford on Thursday and Cal on Friday. The Cardinal andGolden Bears each won their respective matches in Tucson earlier thisseason. First serve for both contests is set for 8 pm Tucson time.