No. 10 Loggers Start Hot, Sweep Boxers

No. 10 Loggers Start Hot, Sweep Boxers

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – The 10th-ranked Puget Sound volleyball team hit a blistering .310 as a team to key a 25-13, 25-14, 29-27 sweep at Pacific on Saturday. The Loggers (8-2, 4-0 NWC) have won 10 sets in a row during their current four-match win streak.

Jackie Harvey's 16 kills led the Loggers as she also hit .250 in the match. Kristin Best had eight kills while hitting .533 in the match.

The Loggers came out on fire to help send the Boxers (3-8, 3-1 NWC) to their first loss in Northwest Conference play. The Loggers hit an astronomical .517 in the set a they cruised to the win. They hit .303 as a team in the second set while limiting the Boxers to a .029 hitting percentage.

The Boxers showed some fight in the third set, hitting .226 and forcing extra points to be played before the match was decided. The Loggers were able to withstand the attack from the Boxers to eventually take the deciding set 29-27. Marie Rewick led the boxers with 13 kills while Alexa Block added 11.

Jenni Brehove dished out another 40 assists as she led the Logger attack. Harvey added 14 digs to her 16 kills wile Marissa Florant also had a double-double with 11 kills and 16 digs.

The Loggers are back on the road next week as they head back to Oregon for matches at Willamette and Linfield before a neutral site match against No. 16 Colorado College.