Regals rout Texas-Dallas, to play in regional championship game
SAN ANTONIO -- Cal Lutheran set the tone early and never let up en route to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-16) victory against Texas-Dallas on the second day of the 2013 NCAA Division III tournament.
Consistency was key again as Kylie McLogan, Allie Eason and Hayley Tamagni all reached double figures for kills with 17, 12 and 11, respectively, while Jackie Russell set the ball a match-high 31 times. Four different Regals had a dozen or more digs as Pua Mo’okini-Oliveira led the pack with 16. Defensively, Lauren Rohach had the only solo block of the match and added a pair of block assists while Tamagni tallied three block assists.
UT-Dallas (31-9) was paced by Abbie Barth and Taylour Toso who put down eight kills apiece followed by Meredith Crawford with seven. Kayla Jordan had team-highs with 29 assists and 16 digs for the Comets. UTD had 3.5 total blocks, which all came by way of assists.