Volleyball Hits The Home Court to Kick Open the Door on Conference Slate

Sept. 24, 2009

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TEMPE, Ariz. - The Arizona State Sun Devil Women’s Volleyball Team (10-2 overall) return to the home parquet this weekend as they set to bust open the door on the 2009 Pac-10 conference slate. Up first for the Sun Devils are the 14th-ranked UCLA Bruins on Friday, Sept. 24 followed with the 13th-ranked USC Women of Troy on Saturday Sept. 25. Both matches are at 7 p.m.

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Recapping Last Weekend:
Against Harvard: The Sun Devils took it to the Harvard Crimson early and never looked back as Katie Crosby posted 34 assists with Sarah Reaves coming in for 10 kills and Sofie Schlagintweit with seven to lead ASU to a 25-16, 25-16 and 25-7 win over those wicked smaht Harvard kids.

Against Wyoming: The Cowgirls came in to put up a fight against A State, but the Sun Devils rose to the challenge hitting .444 and .464 respectively in the first two sets to come out with 25-20 and 25-12 wins to go 2-0 into the break. ASU lost their composure a bit in the third set, hitting only .073 to fall to the Cowgirls, 25-22, but came back to finish it off in the fourth set.

Against New Hampshire: Against host, New Hampshire, ASU left no doubt as they hit .324 overall in the match with their second set attack percentage landing at an astoundng .526 while rattling off a 25-16, 25-6 and 25-17 sweep of the Wildcats to take the tournament crown.


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