volleyball-women-d2 flag

Western Washington Athletics | October 11, 2013

No. 7 Vikings improve to 12-1 on season

LACEY, Wash. -- Rachel Roeder had a match-high 11 kills with no errors for a .611 kill percentage and three block solos as Western Washington swept Saint Martin's 25-18, 25-21, 25-18, on Thursday in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference match at Marcus Pavilion on the SMU campus.

The Vikings, ranked No.7, improved to 12-1 overall and 5-0 in league action with their fifth consecutive win. The sweep was their 11th of the season.

Saint Martin's fell to 5-13 overall and is 1-5 in conference play. Brooke Good led the Saints with nine kills and Kaitlyn Ross contributed eight kills and a match-high 13 digs.

"It was a bit of a struggle," WWU coach Diane Flick said. "Winning on the road is hard, but we did a great job of keeping our composure."

WWU's Kayla Erickson had 10 kills and a match-best five blocks. Kelsey Moore added nine kills and Emily Boerger had seven.

It was the Vikings' 29th consecutive victory against SMU, their last loss coming in 1998. WWU holds a 50-5 series advantage.

WWU used a 9-4 run to break open the first game and its biggest lead in the second game was just five points, 19-14. The Vikings got out to a 16-9 lead in game three and maintained that margin in closing out the match.

DII women's volleyball rankings: There's a new No. 1 after a wild weekend at the Colorado Premier Challenge

After Tampa lost all four matches at the Colorado Premier Challenge, Cal State San Bernardino is the new No. 1 in DII women's volleyball. Let's take a look at the new top 25 after Week 2.
READ MORE

Stanford vs. Nebraska volleyball: All-time series history, notable moments

The volleyball teams at Stanford and Nebraska have met 16 times since 1976, including twice in the national championship game. The Cardinal and Cornhuskers face off again on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
READ MORE

College volleyball rankings: Nebraska new No. 1, Stanford drops one spot after first loss

After Stanford dropped its first match of 2019, Nebraska claimed the No. 1 ranking in this week's AVCA women's volleyball rankings.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners