SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Behind an 18-kill performance from senior opposite Lisa Kramer, the sixth-ranked University of San Diego women's volleyball team swept away No. 11 BYU Friday evening in a West Coast Conference match at the Jenny Craig Pavilion, in front of a season-high 1,752 fans.
With the win, the Toreros improve to 13-3 overall, move to 4-0 in the WCC, and run their winning streak to 12. With the loss, the Cougars fall to 14-2 overall, and 3-1 in the WCC.
Kramer led all players with her 18 kills, while hitting for a .538 clip, and she recorded a pair of blocks. Lauren Fuller also recorded double-digit kills, as she had 11, while hitting .348, and she collected five digs. Kristen Gengenbacher recorded 41 assists, and had seven digs, while Hunter Jenningsrecorded 10 digs.
As a team, USD hit for a .393 clip, while BYU hit .333. The Toreros recorded 35 digs, while BYU had 23. USD was out blocked 7.0-5.5
Statement made with No. 6 @USDVolleyball sweeping No. 11 BYU. #vbscores— AVCA (@AVCAVolleyball) October 1, 2016
For the Cougars, Amy Boswell led the way, as she had 16 kills, while hitting .520, and she had two blocks. Lyndie Haddock recorded 33 assists, and had six digs, while Mary Lake recorded a team-leading seven digs.
San Diego will return to action on Thursday, as they welcome the University of the Pacific to town for a 7 p.m. WCC match inside the friendly confines of the Jenny Craig Pavilion.