BOISE, Idaho The Boise State volleyball team played host to No. 7 ranked Hawaii on Thursday evening, dropping their second match against the Rainbow Wahine this season. The Broncos played tough, but were unable to hang in, dropping 25-15, 25-13, 25-17 at Bronco Gym. With the win,
The Broncos started the first set a bit shaky, hitting six kills for a .033 percentage while
Sophomores Alisha King and Sadie Maughan led the Bronco efforts, recording five kills each on the night. King also led the team in digs with six, while Maughan registered a team high hitting percentage of .364. Another sophomore, Lauren Hamm, added five digs to the defensive efforts while leading the team in service aces with two. Senior Mandy Klein tallied 13 assists on the night while freshman Lydia Blaha tallied two blocks (one solo). Senior Jeanette Jenkins added the Broncos’ only other solo block and added two kills making her career total 974. Jenkins needs only 26 kills to reach the landmark number of 1,000 career kills while Klein need only 39 assists to reach a career total of 3,500.
“We felt really good about the level of play tonight,” said head coach Robin Davis. “We had four great aces and we led two of the sets a third of the way into each one. We played really tough tonight.”
With the loss, the Wahine improves to 18-0 against the Broncos.