Pacific Sweeps Idaho to Close Out Tournament Play

Pacific Sweeps Idaho to Close Out Tournament Play

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. 

Junior outside hitter Andie Shelton had 10 kills, while freshman setter Hanne De Schrijver recorded a double-double with 40 assists and 10 digs.

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.