TACOMA, Wash. – Jackie Harvey pounded 10 kills to pace the Puget Sound Loggers to a three-set sweep of the Linfield Wildcats in Northwest Conference action Saturday night at Memorial Fieldhouse. UPS prevailed by a scores of 25-22, 25-23 and 25-19.
The 16th-ranked Loggers remained unbeaten, both overall (10-0) and in conference play (2-0) in handing the Wildcats (4-6, 0-2) their second defeat in four days.
Kailana Ritte-Camara (Jr., Molokai, Hawaii) totaled a team-high eight kills for the Wildcats but she also accounted for nine attack errors and Linfield collectively hit just .017 for the match.
Tara Hill added six kills and Victoria Thompson (Jr., Newberg, Ore.) had four for the ‘Cats. Setter Audrey Frazier (Jr., Albany, Ore.) spread around 21 assists while adding seven digs and two service aces. Libero Samantha Lau had 14 digs and a pair of kills from the back row.
Linfield led briefly in the first set, 14-13, before the Loggers surged in front and captured a 1-0 lead in the match following back-to-back aces by Stephanie O’Connor.
Puget Sound led wire-to-wire in the second and third stanzas to put the match away.
COMING UP: The Wildcats host their first home contest of the season Friday night against the defending NWC champion Whitworth Pirates. The homestand includes four matches in the span of eight days, all starting at 7 p.m.
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