TACOMA, Washington – Hannah Stinson finished with 14 kills, as the Puget Sound volleyball team defeated Pacific, 3-0 (24-10, 26-24, 25-12), on Friday night in Memorial Fieldhouse. The Loggers hit .250 in the match.
The Loggers (14-7, 8-3 NWC) came out with a vengeance and began the match with an 11-2 run. The team went on to win the first set, 25-10. Hannah Stinson recorded four kills in the set, as the Loggers hit .282 as a team.
The Boxers (11-10, 5-6 NWC) made the second set closer. The lead was traded back-and-forth, until the score was tied 19-19. Pacific then went on a 5-3 run to take a 24-22 lead. A pair of kills by Hannah Stinson tied the game at 24, before Kristen Lane put the ball away to give the Loggers the 25-24 lead. A Boxer attack error gave the set victory to Puget Sound.
Puget Sound continued its momentum in the third set, jumping out to a 12-1 lead, and never looking back. The Loggers won the third set, 25-12.
Stinson hit .571, and tallied 14 kills to lead all players, while Rachael Garrison led all players with 21 digs. Moira McVicar led the Loggers with 22 assists. The Loggers hit .250 as a team, while the Boxers hit .042.
The Loggers will look to continue their momentum next weekend, when they host Whitworth on Friday, October 28. The match is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.