TACOMA, Wash. – In Saturday's early match, the Loggers (3-0) cruised to a 25-20, 25-17, 26-16 win over No. 19 Southwestern. Jenni Brehove had 40 assists in the three-set match to direct a hot-hitting Logger attack.
The Loggers hit .248 in the match as a team, including a .314 performance in the third set. Nicolette Reynaud led the attack with 12 kills while Jackie Harvey hit double digits with 10 kills for the third time in as many games this year.
The Loggers proved to once again be tough at the net as the Pirates (0-3) hit just .043 and .044 in the first two sets. Reynaud had four block assists and Brehove had four block assists to go along with a solo block to lead the block. Christina Chun and Karly Edwards did their part in the back row to limit the Pirate attack as they combined for 37 digs.
The Loggers came out hot and did not let up as they held significant leads through most of all three sets.
GAME 2 (W, 3-1)
Jackie Harvey had an all around big night to help the Loggers (4-0) to a 21-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-18 win over rival Pacific Lutheran in a nonconference match on Saturday. Harvey tallied 20 digs while also slamming down a match-high 20 kills.
The match was off to a rocky start for the Loggers as the Lutes hit .222 and led for the majority of the first set. Bethany Huston tallied five of her team-high 11 kills in the opening set to pace the Lutes.
The Loggers again found themselves in an early hole to open the second set. Down by as many as eight points, the Loggers came roaring back behind seven kills from Harvey in the set.
The Loggers used the momentum to control much of the third and fourth sets with precise passing and effective swings. The Loggers hit .286 in the clinching set and .184 in the match. Jenni Brehove had 49 assists and 15 digs while Jordan Bird added a dozen digs to the effort.
Haley Urdahl and Allison Wood joined the Lutes' Huston in double digit kills with 10 a piece. Samantha North added 37 assists, 19 digs and seven kills for the Lutes.
The Loggers will travel to Pennsylvanie next week for matchup with three nationally-ranked teams.