Top teams stay unbeaten
Roundup: No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul, No. 2 Tampa roll to sweeps
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –- No. 2 Tampa (16-0, 7-0 SSC) finished out a 3-0 win against Nova Southeastern (4-13, 1-6 SSC) in a Sunshine State Conference contest. UT won by scores of 25-18, 25-18, 25-14.
Tampa pulled away in the first set, breaking a 16-16 tie with a 9-2 run to conclude the set. Jessica Yingling made her presence known defensively, notching six digs and two blocks in the first.
Nova held the early advantage in the second set as well, with the Spartans rallying mid-set and winning the final six points to take the 2-0 lead. Danielle Selkridge accounted for three of UT’s final four points, registering a pair of kills and a block.
No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul 3, Winona State 0
SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- The Golden Bears (18-0, 9-0 NSIC) swept Winona State (12-7, 6-4 NSIC) 25-14, 28-26, 25-14 behind double-doubles from Kayla Koenecke and Megan Carlson.
Koenecke led the offense with 15 kills and 10 digs and Carlson led in digs with 13 to go along with her 10 kills. Two other Golden Bears had ten digs, Erienne Lauersdorf and Taylor Fieldsted.
No. 3 Cal State San Bernardino 3, Cal State Monteray Bay 0
SEASIDE, Calif. -- Senior Priscilla Collings fired off an error-free effort with a .625 attack percentage and fellow senior Samantha Middleborn had 13 kills as No. 3 Cal State San Bernardino shut down host Cal State Monterey Bay 3-0 in CCAA volleyball Saturday night.
The Coyotes completed the first half of CCAA play unbeaten at 11-0 and improved their overall record to 16-0.
The 25-12, 25-17, 25-21 victory was all CSUSB as it took control early in the opening set with just one lead change and finished the match after trailing 8-1 in the third set.
Senior Morgan Carty continued to play well defensively with 15 digs and fellow senior libero Kelcie Tolan was right behind with 12 digs. All-American junior setter Camille Smith distributed the ball well with 31 sets in the 79-minute match.
The Coyotes raced to a 16-4 lead in the opener and for the 16th time this season took the opening set.
No. 5 Washburn 3, Pittsburg State 0
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Fifth-ranked Washburn remained perfect in the MIAA at 6-0 and went to 18-1 overall with a 25-21, 25-18, 25-11 win at Pittsburg State Saturday afternoon.
Mollie Lacy and Breanna Lewis led the team with 11 kills each. Lacy hit .500 one error in 20 attacks.Lewis hit .389 in the match.
Jessica Fey led Washburn with five blocks and she and Jessica Kopp came off the bench to get seven kills each.
Abby Wittman led Washburn with 16 assists and 16 digs. Amanda Guess had 15 assists.
The Lady Blues hit .311 as a team with 47 kills and the Gorillas hit .119 with 31 kills. Morgan Voorhes led with eight kills.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.