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Mustang Volleyball Sweeps Cal State Fullerton 3-0

Mustang Volleyball Sweeps Cal State Fullerton 3-0

FULLERTON-- The Mustang volleyball team picked up its third straight sweep, as they easily defeated Cal State Fullerton 3-0 Friday night.

After defeating the Titans 25-13, 25-20, 25-15, the Mustangs advance to 11-6 overall and 4-2 in conference play.

The Mustangs came out strong in their first set, as they kept a solid lead the whole time. After an 8-2 run, the Titans gained some momentum, bringing the score to 10-6, the Mustangs smallest lead of the set. 

The four-point difference didn't last long; as the Mustangs almost doubled their opponent's score the rest of the set.

The Mustangs put up a .425 attack percentage in set one, their best of the three sets.

The second set was neck and neck, as the teams brought their scores to a tie six times and had four lead changes. Tied 11-11, the Mustangs then took the lead the rest of the set.

Fullerton scored the first point in set three, their only lead of that set. The Mustangs quickly turned that around and held on to the lead to finish up the match.

Two of the Big West Conference's leaders in kills, sophomore Adlee Van Winden and junior Raeann Greisen also led the team tonight in kills, Greisen with 17 and Van Winden with 13 of the team's 48. 

Junior Taylor Nelson, sits at the No. 1 spot in the conference in assists and put up 38 tonight, giving her an overall of 734 on the season.  

Sophomore Katherine Brouker led the Mustangs in digs, as she had 15 of the team's 48.

Cal Poly had four total blocks, led by junior Savannah Niemen. Fullerton also had four total blocks.

The Mustangs had an overall .312 attack percentage compared to the Titans .118.

Cal Poly will be back in action Saturday night to take on UC Riverside in Riverside at 7 p.m.