PORTLAND, Ore. – The No. 13 Puget Sound volleyball team made quick work of Lewis & Clark to conclude the 2012 regular season on a five-match winning streak. The Loggers (19-5, 13-3 NWC) took the 25-14, 25-19, 25-20 road win with six team blocks and six service aces.
Christina Chun led the Loggers with three aces while also tallying 18 digs. Jackie Harvey had a team-high 19 digs as well as nine kills. Marissa Florant and Nicolette Reynaud also had nine kills to help lead the Loggers. Reynaud also led the effort at the net with five block assists.
The Loggers used an eight-point run in the middle of the first set to cruise to a quick 1-0 lead in the match. A six-point run in the middle of the second set turned an 11-11 tie into a 17-11 advantage for the Loggers, who held on for the 2-0 lead in the match.
The third set stayed close most of the way but it was the Loggers who put together a couple three-point runs to create some separation late and come away with the sweep.
The Loggers never trailed by more than two points at any point in the match. The two-point Pio lead came only once when they led 16-14 in the third set.
The Loggers finished second in the NWC standings as Pacific Lutheran defeated George Fox in five sets on Friday. The will now have to wait for the announcement of the 64-team NCAA Tournament field to find out their postseason fate. The NCAA Selection Show will air on NCAA.com at 8 a.m. (PT) on Monday.