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BYU Athletics | October 5, 2014

No. 10 BYU volleyball takes down Santa Clara in straight sets

  Junior Alexa Gray recorded 11 kills and a .524 hitting percentage in Saturday's win against Santa Clara.

PROVO, Utah -- A joint effort from Alexa Gray, Tambre Noblesand Amy Boswell led No. 10 BYU past Santa Clara in three sets (25-10, 25-16, 25-18) Saturday night at the Smith Fieldhouse.

“I’m really happy with the girls,” head coach Shawn Olmstead said. “That’s a quality team and a great win for us. They’re just coming off a top-25 win on the road and the girls came out from the start and executed really well.”

With the win, BYU (14-2, 5-0 West Coast Conference) improves to 6-2 all-time against the Broncos (12-5, 2-2 WCC) and extends its win streak to nine games. BYU is 13-0 in matches decided in three sets and 15-1 win they win the first set of the match.

Gray recorded a team-high 11 kills to go with three block assists while hitting at a .529 clip. Nobles added 10 kills of her own, while Boswell recorded eight. Camry Godfrey Willardson finished with a match-high 29 assists and three kills. Jennifer Hamson added a team-high eight digs in the victory while Whitney Young contributed a match-high seven blocks.

Santa Clara struggled in the match, recording 24 errors and only 31 kills at a .075 hitting percentage.  BYU had 41 kills while hitting at a .360 clip.

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