CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Tigers' women's volleyball team earned its first victory of the season, sweeping Idaho 25-18, 25-17, and 25-23 in their final match of the Oregon State Tournament.
Everything seemed to be working offensively for the Tigers as the hit a whopping .430 as a team. Leading the charge for the second-straight day were Skylar Wine and Ashlyn Fleming. Wine was flawless, hitting .684 with 13 kills. Fleming led both teams with 15 kills, while committing just one error for a .636 hitting percentage.
Pacific claimed the first two sets easily, but in the third set the Vandals took advantage of three Tiger errors that provided them an early lead at 5-4. Idaho retained the lead until consecutive blocks by both Andie Shelton and Fleming lifted Pacific 17-15. Idaho had one last push, winning three straight points before Shelton put away the winning point to secure the 25-23 set victory.
Fleming earned all-tournament honors for her efforts on the weekend, hitting .500 (38-5-66) and averaging two block assists per game.
The Tigers (1-2) will now travel to Sacramento State for a midweek matchup on Wednesday, August 30. First serve will be at 7 p.m.