BOISE, Idaho It’s been a start for the record books as the Boise State volleyball team recorded its second consecutive sweep, Saturday, at Bronco Gym.
Boise State defeated CSU-Fullerton in three games after opening the season with a three-game sweep over UTSA, Friday night. The Broncos have not swept their first two matches of the season since 2000.
The Broncos out-hit CSU-Fullerton .255 (55-20-137) to .163 (49-27-135), with junior Robyn Hewitt leading the offensive front. The middle blocker posted a hitting-percentage of .462 (7-1-13), while senior outside hitter Jamie Claussen notched 12 kills and 13 digs for her second double-double of the season. Freshman libero Lauren Hamm also recorded 13 digs.
Freshman Sadie Maughan, coming off her first career match in which she posted the Broncos’ fifth-most attempts without an error since 1993, had another stellar performance, hitting .294 (7-2-17).
For the second straight match, the Broncos outblocked their opponent, 9.0 to 7.0, with Maughan leading the way with four total blocks.
Boise State takes on Santa Clara at 7 p.m. to play the final match of the Bronco Invitational.
BSU def. CSU-Fullerton 30-25,31-29,30-28
CSU-Fullerton (0-2) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Wolnisty, Alex 13-0-2; Day,
Sarah 11-1-3; Moore, Brittany 9-2-2; Francisco, Jennifer 8-0-0;
Saddler, Erin 4-1-5; Geissert, Julie 3-1-2; Bukoski, Deven 1-0-0;
Bailey, Cari 0-1-0; Totals 49-6-7.0. (Assists) - Geissert, Julie 41.
(Dig leaders) - Croteau, Cami 13; Geissert, Julie 11; Day, Sarah 11;
Moore, Brittany 9; Francisco, Jennifer 8
BSU (2-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Jenkins, Jeanette 13-0-1; Claussen,
Jamie 12-0-2; Tamietti, Arlee 11-1-2; Maughan, Sadie 7-0-4; Hewitt,
Robyn 7-0-3; Klein, Mandy 4-0-1; Starring, Tiffany 1-0-0; Lewis, Kati
0-1-0; Totals 55-2-9.0. (Assists) - Klein, Mandy 44. (Dig leaders) -
Claussen, Jamie 13; Hamm, Lauren 13; Klein, Mandy 8
Site: Boise, Idaho (Bronco Gym)
Date: Aug 25, 2007 Attend: 348 Time: 1:50
Referees: Conrad Johnston, Bruce Grant
Bronco Invitational Match 4
CSU-F No. 3 Julie Geissert - Yellow Card