Volleyball Falls to San Diego State in Three
BOISE, Idaho - Boise State fell to San Diego State in three 25-15, 25-10, 25-23 in a Mountain West volleyball match Thursday night in Boise. Darlene Nwagbuo led the Broncos with 10 points on seven kills and five blocks, followed by Liz Harden with 9.5 points on eight kills, one ace and one block assist. San Diego State put its height and athletic advantage to good use as they out hit Boise State 31.5 percent to 10.1 percent. The Broncos dropped to 15-14 overall and 5-7 in league with the loss, SDSU improved to 16-8 and 9-4 in conference. Boise State will close the regular season at home this Saturday night when UNLV comes to town for Senior Night and a 7:00 p.m. start in Bronco Gym.

San Diego State opened the match by taking the first two sets in quick fashion. Boise State held one point leads early in each set before the Aztecs turned up the pressure to take a two-set lead into the break.

The Broncos came out of the intermission strong taking an early six-point advantage at 12-6 in set three to swing momentum their way. Unfortunately, it did not last long as San Diego State rattled off a 10-0 run to take a 16-12 lead. Boise State regrouped rallying to take a 22-20 lead and a 23-22 advantage only to see the Aztecs score the final three points of the set to steal the win and claim the straight set match victory.

Nwagbuo and Elizabeth Griffin led the Broncos in hitting percentage at 41.7 and 42.9 percent respectively. Griffin finished the night with eight points on seven kills and two block assists. Casey Rose recorded a team-high 23 assists, while Amanda Remy added a team-best 12 digs.

Summer Nash led San Diego State with 14 points off 12 kills and four block assists while hitting a solid 47.8 percent. Emily Harris was second in scoring with 11 points on nine kills and four block assists, in addition to hitting 47.1 percent.  


Final Match Summary
San Diego State at Boise State
Nov. 10, 2011 at Boise, Idaho (Bronco Gym)
Attendance: 454   
Time: 1:22

San Diego State def. Boise State 3-0 (25-15, 25-10, 25-23)

San Diego State (16-8, 9-4 MW)

(Kills-aces-blocks) - NASH, Summer 12-0-4; HANNASCH, Andrea 9-0-3; HARRIS, Emily 9-0-4; SHELTON, Raegan 6-1-2; PEARSON, Paije 4-1-1; FOUCH, Johnna 3-0-0; JACKELS, Kristi 0-3-0; VACCARELLO, Courtney 0-1-0; Totals 43-6-7.0. (Assists) - FOUCH,   Johnna 32. (Dig leaders) - JACKELS, Kristi 12; PEARSON, Paije 6.

Boise State (15-14, 5-8 MW)

(Kills-aces-blocks) - Harden, Liz 8-1-1; Nwagbuo, Darlene 7-0-5; Griffin, Elizabeth 7-0-2; Reardon, Brittany   3-0-1; Murphey, Taylor 2-0-1; Rose, Casey 1-0-0; Whitney, Kersti 0-1-0; Remy, Amanda 0-1-0; Totals 28-3-6.0. (Assists) - Rose, Casey 23. (Dig leaders) - Remy, Amanda 12; Whitney, Kersti 7.


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