STOCKTON, Calif. – The Pacific women's volleyball team defeated Loyola Marymount, 3-0 at the Alex G. Spanos Center on Thursday night
The Tigers (9-14, 4-8 WCC) defeated the Lions (17-7, 7-6 WCC) by set scores of 25-22, 25-14, 25-16.
In Case You Missed it:
- The two teams matched up fairly evenly to start the match with neither team holding a larger lead than three for nearly the entire first set.
- The set was tied at points 6, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19.
- Following an attack error at point 19-18, the Tigers went on a four-point streak, which included two kills by Kaitlyn Lines, to put them close to the finish line.
- LMU answered back with two consecutive points, but were outscored in the final three serves of the set.
- Tigers won the set 25-22.
- Loyola Marymount opened the second set on a 5-0 scoring run.
- Pacific had two four-point runs before either team scored 10 points to tie the score at 9-9.
- The Tigers pulled away quickly, with Riley Ramsey at the service line they scored the next 11 points (20-9).
- Despite matching point for point the remainder of the set, the Tigers claimed the set comfortably (25-14).
- The scoring was tight through the first six points, but at 6-6 the Tigers outscored the Lions 9-2 to take a very comfortable lead (15-8).
- LMU came back within three (16-13) following a 4-1 run, which included a kill by Emma Johnson and a service ace by Kekai Whitford.
- The Lions scoring would become stagnant once again when the Tigers held them to just one kill between the Tigers 17th and 24th points.
- Pacific would allow the Lions two points points before putting the match away with a 25-16 finish.
How We Compared:
- Pacific held the edge in kills (33-32), assists (29-28), service aces (9-2), and digs (52-40)
- The Tigers out-hit their opponent (.198-.076)
- Kaitlyn Lines was stellar, leading all players with 13 kills and hitting .417 from the outside. In addition, the sophomore totaled nine digs, two service aces, and two blocks.
- Pacific's middle blockers also had a solid match, combining for nine kills and just two errors in 17 total swings (.474). Lauren Cline hit .429 with four kills and Alex Holt hit .400 with five kills. Both players also had three blocks each.
- Jadyn Tubbs was one of three Tigers to record double-digit digs, tallying a match-high 13 digs. Hanne De Schrijver had 11 digs, while Riley Patterson totaled 10 digs on the night.
- De Schrijver also dished out 28 assists and had a team-high three service aces.
On Saturday, Pacific will return home for a noon match against Pepperdine. In the two squads first meeting, the Waves defeated the Tigers, 3-1. The match will also serve as our annual $1 Hot Dog day.
Streaming and live stat links can be found on the Pacific Women's Volleyball schedule page.
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