USD Tames the Lions, 3-1
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Nov. 2, 2013

Box Score

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Behind a balanced offensive attack that saw five Toreros record double-digit kills, paced by Taylor Hollins' 15, the eighth-ranked University of San Diego women's volleyball team picked up a 3-1 win over Loyola Marymount University Saturday afternoon in a West Coast Conference match.

With the 25-19, 25-27, 25-23, 25-19 win, the Toreros improve to 19-3 overall, improve to 11-2 in the WCC and run their winning streak to a season-high 10. With the loss, the Lions fall to 11-11 overall and 6-7 in the WCC.

Hollins led the team with 15 kills, while also recording 12 digs to record a double-double. Sandra Lozic also recorded a double-double with 14 kills and 10 digs, while hitting for a .394 clip. Chloe Ferrari recorded 13 kills, while hitting for a.417 clip and recorded three blocks. Alaysia Brown recorded 12 kills, while hitting .400 and Katie Hoekman recorded 11 kills and hit .529. Jianna Bonomi (34 assists) and Rachel Alvey (22 assists) helped steer the USD offense to a .325 attack percentage, while C'era Oliveira recorded 15 digs.

In the first set, it was a close nit battle right out of the gates. The Lions and Toreros each took their turn with the lead, and neither team led by more than two. Then with the score knotted at 16-all, back-to-back Torero kills by Hollins and Hoekman, gave USD an 18-16 lead, forcing the Lions into a timeout. USD then went on a 3-1 run to take a 21-17 lead, again forcing the home team into a timeout. USD never looked back, as they cruised from there to a 25-19 win.



In the second set, it was once again a close battle all the way through. About halfway through the frame, USD put together a 4-2 run to take an 18-15 lead, to force LMU into a timeout. The two teams then began to trade points over the next few possessions before LMU managed to even the score up at 22-all, forcing USD into a timeout. LMU then grabbed the next to points, to once again force USD into a timeout. Out of the break, a Hollins kill and Alvey and Hoekman block evened the set up at 24-all. LMU would then take set-point two more times before sneaking away with the 27-25 win.

In the third set, USD came out on fire, racing out to an 8-4 lead, to force the Lions into an early timeout. The Toreros would eventually go on to build up a five-point lead at 16-11, to force the Lions to use their final timeout. The Lions then caught fire and went on an 8-3 run to pull to within one at 19-18, which forced San Diego into a timeout. The two teams then traded point-for-point down the stretch, and USD never surrendered the lead, before claiming the set 25-23.

In the fourth and final set, San Diego went right to work and jumped out to a 7-2 lead, to force Loyola Marymount into a timeout. USD kept the pedal to the medal and built up a 16-8 lead, which forced LMU to use their final timeout. USD would go on to build up a lead to as many as 10 at 22-12, before settling for a 25-19 win.

USD will return to action on Thursday, when they head up to the Bay Area to take on the Santa Clara Broncos at 6 p.m.


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