Broncos Knock Off Bulldogs In Three

BOISE, Idaho After surviving scares in each of the first two games, the Boise State University volleyball team dominated game three to complete a sweep of Fresno State University (31-29, 31-29, 30-20), Saturday, at Bronco Gym.


The Broncos improved to 8-9 on the season and 2-3 in Western Athletic Conference action, while the Bulldogs fell to 2-14 overall and 0-5 in conference play.


In the match’s first game, Fresno State was up late, leading the Broncos by three at 25-22. Boise State went up 28-27 on a kill from senior Cameron Flunder that was assisted by junior Jamie Claussen. The Broncos went up two on the ensuing point on a service ace from sophomore Robyn Hewitt. Boise State went on to win game one, 31-29.


In game two, the Bulldogs found themselves at game point (29-28). Once again the Broncos were able to charge back, taking the lead at 30-29 on a kill from sophomore Jeanette Jenkins that was assisted by sophomore Mandy Klein. The Broncos won game two, 31-29, on an attack error by Fresno State junior Alisha McKee.


After having to come from behind late in each of the first two games, the Broncos turned it on in game three. Boise State led by 14 points after a service ace from Claussen (24-10), and went on to sweep the Bulldogs with a 30-20 win in game three.


Flunder led the Broncos with 16 kills, Klein led the team with 39 assists, and Claussen and senior Jackie Stroud each added 13 digs.


Boise State continues its WAC regular season at Hawaii, Monday, at 7:00 p.m. (HT).


Boise State def. Fresno State - 31-29,31-29,30-20

Oct. 7, 2006

Bronco Gym

Boise, Idaho


Fresno State (2-14, 0-5) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Gera, Lacey 15-0-1;

Wiggins, Angela 12-1-1; McKee, Alisha 10-0-2; Leonardo, Kelly 5-0-2;

Temperino, Jamie 5-0-1; Gera, Lisa 1-2-0; Hayes, Cori 1-0-0; Gilford,

Cassie 1-0-0; Hess, Tiffany 0-1-0; Selenak, Cheryl 0-2-0; Totals

50-6-5.0. (Assists) - Gera, Lisa 18; Hess, Tiffany 14. (Dig leaders) -

Wiggins, Angela 12; Selenak, Cheryl 11; Gilford, Cassie 8


Boise State (8-9, 2-3) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Flunder, Cameron 16-0-3;

Claussen, Jamie 9-1-3; Tamietti, Arlee 6-0-0; Jenkins, Jeanette 6-0-1;

Klein, Mandy 5-0-3; Hewitt, Robyn 5-1-2; Ardron, Elise 5-0-4; Kelley,

Andrea 1-0-0; Van Lith, Kim 1-0-0; Totals 54-2-8.5. (Assists) - Klein,

Mandy 39. (Dig leaders) - Stroud, Jackie 13; Claussen, Jamie 13;

Klein, Mandy 10

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