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Beavs Head To Utah And Colorado For Pair Of Contests

Nov 9, 2022

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State volleyball team takes the road again, traveling to face Utah on Thursday and Colorado on Saturday in the second to last road trip of the season. First serve for both matches is set for 6 p.m. PT.

Watch Thursday: Utah Live Stream
Watch Saturday: Colorado Live Stream
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On a night where she needed just 30 assists to reach the 4,000 career assist milestone, graduate transfer Inna Balyko, matched an Oregon State high, dished out the third-most assists in a match in her career and distributed 50 or more assists for the seventh time in her career, finishing the victory with 53 helpers to guide Oregon State to a season-best matching 69 kills in the win over Colorado. She also set a season-high in digs with 15 to record her fifth double-double of the season and anchor the OSU defense that out-dug the Buffaloes 57-38 in the match in the match at Gill Coliseum on Oct. 21.

Mychael Vernon has finished in double figures for kills in 18 of her 23 matches played this season. She recorded a career-high 22 kills in the win over the Buffs on Oct. 21, swinging .333 in the process. Of the 23 matches, Vernon has been the top attacker for the Beavs in 13, including nine of the Beavs Pac-12 matches. She leads the Beavs with 280 kills on the season.

A two-year starter at Oregon State, Izzi Szulczewski recorded Oregon State's first triple-double in five years against Portland, and is one of just two PAC-12 athletes with a triple-double this season. She is the only PAC-12 athlete with multiple triple-doubles this season and one of just 15 in the country.

Freshman Kinley Swan has made just 20 errors to go along with 80 kills on 169 attempts through 14 matches of PAC-12 play. Swan is sixth in the conference with a .335 hitting percentage near the end of conference action.

Oregon State Athletics strives to Build Excellent Authentic Visionary Student-Athletes (Go BEAVS).