Volleyball Falls in Three to Portland State
Katelyn Kinghorn.

Aug 31, 2013

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PORTLAND, Ore. - The Boise State volleyball team fell in three (25-15, 27-25, 25-16) to Portland State in the final match of the Northwest Challenge at Portland. The Vikings came out quick to open the match to take control of the momentum. The Broncos battled back after losing set one and had a chance to get the second but Portland State rallied for the win and a  big two-set lead heading into the break which the Broncos could not recover from.   

Katelyn Kinghorn led Boise State offensively with six kills to go with three blocks, followed by Taylor Murphey with five kills. The loss dropped the Broncos to 1-2 on the opening weekend of the season, Portland State moved to 2-1 with the win.

Portland State, the two-time defending Big Sky champion, was in controlled from the opening serve as the Vikings won the first set by 10 at 25-15. The second set went back and forth throughout before Portland State outlasted Boise State for a hard fought 27-25 win. The Vikings took the early lead in the third set and never let up as they put the match away with a 25-16 win to complete the sweep.

Following Kinghorn and Murphey were Aly Duffin who had three kills and a team-high six blocks. Sarah Horton was next with four kills. Casey Rose had a team-best 15 assists, while Sarah Baugh added 10 more. Hannah Hubbard played at libero where she recorded 16 digs.  

Final Match Summary
Boise State at Portland State
Northwest Challenge (Aug 31, 2013 at Portland, OR)

  Portland State def. Boise State 25-15,27-25,25-16

  Boise State (1-2)
  (Kills-aces-blocks) - Kinghorn, Katelyn 6-0-3;

  Murphey, Taylor 5-0-1; Horton, Sarah 4-0-0; Reardon, Brittany 3-0-1;
  O’DONNELL, Maddy 3-0-1; Duffin, Aly 3-0-6; White, Janessa 2-0-3;
  Baugh, Sarah 2-0-0; Rose, Casey 1-1-0; Pyles, Jackie 0-1-0; Totals
  29-2-8.0. (Assists) - Rose, Casey 15; Baugh, Sarah 10. (Dig leaders) -
  Hubbard, Hannah 16; Horton, Sarah 6

  Portland State (2-1)
  (Kills-aces-blocks) - CORRADO, Cheyne 14-1-1;

  PATTON, Kaeli 12-1-0; HAATAJA, Leigh-Ann 7-1-1; SCHLATTER, Garyn
  6-0-3; O’BRIEN, Katie 4-0-6; MITCHELL, Aubrey 4-0-2; CLARK, Kasimira
  0-1-0; Totals 47-4-7.0. (Assists) - SCHLATTER, Garyn 36. (Dig leaders)
  - CLARK, Kasimira 17; CORRADO, Cheyne 7

  Site: Portland, OR (Peter W. Stott)
  Date: Aug 31, 2013   Attend: 641   Time: 1:20    
  Referees: Ed Vasquez, Paula Martin

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