Arizona wins Wildcat Classic

Aug. 30, 2008

Post game press conference

Box score

Arizona wins Wildcat Classic

Team finishes 3-0 on the weekend

Tucson, Ariz. – The Arizona volleyball team stretched its record to 3-0 and won the Wildcat Classic over the weekend with a tournament ending victory, 3-0, over Gardner-Webb (0-3).

Arizona came out hot against the visiting Bulldogs and recorded 14 kills with no attack errors in the first set and won 25-12. They then cruised in the final two games and got by Gardner-Webb 25-21 and 25-15.

On the day, freshman Dana Hutchinson led the match with nine kills and teammate Whitney Dosty was right behind her with eight.

Paige Weber led the team with 32 assists and brought home the classic MVP.

Arizona placed three players on the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament team. Weber, outside hitter Tiffany Owens and libero Alanna Resch were all named to the squad. Resch was named Most Outstanding Libero in the classic.

Weber State (2-1) placed Brittney Bisaillon on the team, San Jose State (1-2) was represented by Niki Clement and Kelly Crow and Gardner-Webb’s Laura Wilcox made the team.

Arizona continues play next weekend with the Arizona Invitational. Santa Clara, Texas St. and Texas Tech come to Tucson for a tournament format similar to the Wildcat Classic.

 Arizona plays Texas State Friday, Sept. 5 at 10:00 a.m. in McKale Center to open the invitational.

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