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Brown Paces USD to 3-1 Win Over LSU
Alaysia Brown.
Aug. 29, 2014

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Junior opposite hitter Alaysia Brown recorded a career-high 21 kills to help pace the 14th-ranked University of San Diego women's volleyball team (1-0) to a 3-1 win over Louisiana State University (0-1) Friday morning in the first match of the Motar Board Premier tournament.

Brown paced the Torero offense as she recorded a career-high 21 kills on 45 attempts to hit for a .378 clip, and the Fresno, Calif. Native recorded four blocks, one solo. Canace Finley was the second Torero in double digit kills with 11, while hitting for a .500 clip. Jianna Bonomi recorded a double-double with 30 assists and 14 digs, while Sanfdra Lozic had a near double-double with nine kills and 10 digs. Sophomore libero Hunter Jennings led all players with a career-high 21 digs. As a team, USD hit .248 for the match.

In the first set, the Tigers got the first point of the match, however a Lisa Kramer kill then ignited a 5-1 Torero run to give USD some momentum and a 5-2 lead. The Tigers however answered right back with a 6-0 run to take back the momentum and an 8-5 lead, forcing USD into a timeout. Out of the break, San Diego went on a 5-2 run to pull even with LSU at 10-all. The two teams then began to trade point-for-point and had 10 more ties throughout the remainder of the frame. Then with the score knotted up at 24-all, a LSU service error and Tiger attack error gave USD the first set victory 26-24.

In the second set, the Tigers managed to even up the match with a hard fought 25-23 win. In the early going it was back and forth, as both teams took their turn with the lead, and neither team had a lead bigger than two. Then with USD up 11-10, a pair of Brown kills gave USD a 14-11 lead, and some breathing room. LSU then came right back and evened the score up at 14-all, and from there on out is was the two teams trading point-for-point, until it was tied at 21-all. The Tigers would then go on to close out the set on a 4-2 run to take a 25-23 win.



In the third frame, USD came out firing on all cylinders and raced out to a 6-2 lead, grabbing the early momentum. LSU however answered back with a 4-1 run to pull to within two at 7-5. Then San Diego grabbed all the momentum with a 7-2 run to take a commanding 14-7 lead. The Tigers then began to claw themselves right back into the set, and eventually took the lead at 19-18, forcing USD into a timeout. The two teams then began to trade points, and a with the score tied at 23, a Brown kill followed by an Alexa Banker kill gave USD the set win at 25-23.

In the fourth and set, it was a close battle right out of the gates, as neither team had a lead bigger than two for half of the set. Then with USD leading 13-12, a Jayden Kennedy kill ignited a 6-0 USD run to give the Toreros a 19-12 lead. USD never looked back and they cruised to a 25-21 win.

The Toreros will return to action later this evening, as they take on the host of the tournament and No. 9 ranked Purdue University at 4:30 p.m. (PST).

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