NEWBERG, Oregon – Three Loggers posted double-digit kills as the Puget Sound volleyball team survived a late surge by George Fox to beat the Bruins, 3-2 (25-15, 25-20, 28-30, 25-27, 15-9), on the road Friday night.
The Loggers (15-8, 10-5 NWC) finished with a .211 hitting percentage, marking the third time in the last four matches Puget Sound has hit over .200.
Puget Sound dominated the first two sets, 25-15 and 25-20. However, George Fox (4-19, 2-13 NWC) battled back to win the next two sets. The Bruins needed a little extra effort to win the third and fourth sets. The Loggers were up by eight, 17-9, in the third set, but the Bruins battled back to win the set, 30-28. George Fox won the fourth set, 27-25.
The Loggers and Bruins evenly split the first six points of the fifth set, but Puget Sound went on a decisive 6-0 run to take a 9-3 lead and win the final set, 15-9.
The Loggers conclude the 2016 season at Willamette on Saturday, Nov. 5. The season finale begins at 6 p.m.
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