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Bronco Volleyball Defeats Louisiana Tech in 2006 WAC Opener in Ruston (Sept. 21).

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RUSTON, Louisiana - The Boise State women's volleyball team defeated Lousiana Tech in a wild, come-from-behind five-game match (24-30, 22-30, 30-27, 30-22, 23-21), Thursday (Sept. 21) in the Broncos' 2006 Western Athletic Conference opener. Boise State was led by senior Cameron Flunder's 20 kills. Sophomore Mandy Klein had 52 assists and 12 digs. The Broncos now travel to Las Cruces, New Mexico, where they will play New Mexico State on Saturday, Sept. 23.

In addition to Flunder's double figures in kills for the Broncos (7-6 overall, 1-0 WAC), junior Jamie Claussen had 13 kills while sophomore Jeanette Jenkins and freshman Arlee Tamietti each added 12. Senior Jackie Stroud had 21 digs. Freshman Elise Ardron had five blocks. As a team, the Broncos tallied 71 kills, 63 assists, four aces, 77 digs and eight blocks.

Collegiate Volleyball
Boise State vs Louisiana Tech (Sep 21, 2006 at Ruston, La.)

Boise State def. Louisiana Tech 24-30,22-30,30-27,30-22,23-21

Boise State (7-6; 1-0 WAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Flunder, Cameron 20-0-2; Claussen, Jamie 13-0-1; Jenkins, Jeanette 12-0-2; Tamietti, Arlee 12-0-3; Klein, Mandy 8-1-2; Starring, Tiffany 5-2-0; Ardron, Elise 1-0-5; Stroud, Jackie 0-1-0; Totals 71-4-8.0. (Assists) - Klein, Mandy 52. (Dig leaders) - Stroud, Jackie 21; Klein, Mandy 12; Claussen, Jamie 10; Flunder, Cameron 9; Jenkins, Jeanette 9

Louisiana Tech (5-12; 0-1 WAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Shannon Phillips 30-0-2; KC Clayton 16-0-6; Kristen Fairbanks 12-3-6; Lindsay Armstrong 7-2-2; Jillann Walker 6-0-1; Samantha Crowder 6-0-8; Kaycie Artim 1-0-0; Ambra Hayes 1-0-0; Totals 79-5-14.0. (Assists) - Jillann Walker 66. (Dig leaders) - Brittney Nakamura 26; Shannon Phillips 14; Jillann Walker 13; Lindsay Armstrong 10; Kaycie Artim 8