Broncos Sweep La Tech to Tie Most Season Wins Since 2004

RUSTON, La. - The Boise State volleyball team had a milestone evening in Ruston, La., on Saturday (Oct. 16), picking up a 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-19) win over Louisiana Tech and improving to a 17-6 record on the season. With the win, the Broncos tie for the most victories in a season at Boise State since 2004 when the team went 17-12 under coach Scott Sandel. If the Broncos earn one more win they will tie for the most victories since 1998 when the team went 18-9 under coach Mark Rosen.

The Broncos not only improve to 17-6 on the season, but even their Western Athletic Conference record to 4-4. The Lady Techsters fall to 10-12 overall and remain winless in the WAC with a 0-7 record.

The Broncos made quick work of the Lady Techsters Saturday night, earning their ninth sweep of the season. Senior Alisha Young set the pace for the Broncos leading the match with 12 kills (.423) and five blocks (one solo). Sophomore Cailin Fellows added 10 kills to the efforts while Breann Nesselhuf had 34 assists. Overall the Broncos hit .273 with 41 kills and tallied 16 blocks.

Louisiana Tech was held to .070 in hitting with only 32 kills and an unsuccessful three blocks. Kara Jones led the team with 10 kills (.286), while Bianca Bin added 27 assists and Taylor Fritz added two blocks (one solo).

With the Broncos already holding a 16-3 individual block advantage, the team also added a 9-2 team blocking total to shut down the Lady Techsters.

Boise State's Amanda Remy led the match with three service aces, while also leading the team with 15 digs. Louisiana Tech was led by Mallory Stanley with two aces, while Lori Hunsucker added a match-high 17 digs.

The Broncos improve to seven straight wins over the Lady Techsters, as well as, a 16-2 all-time series record over LTU.

Boise State continues their schedule on the road on Wed., Oct. 20 at Utah Valley University. The match is slated for 7 p.m. (Mountain) in Orem, Utah. They continue their week on Sat., Oct. 23 by hosting No. 4 Hawaii at 7 p.m. Their week wraps up on Mon., Oct. 25 with a 7 p.m. match against Fresno State in Bronco Gym.


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