Coyote Women’s Volleyball team took their 6 win in conference play in Saturday’s game against Cal Poly Pomona who is 1-5 in Conference play.
The Broncos and Coyotes played three close games with the Coyotes prevailing victorious in all three sets.
The highlight plays of Outside Hitter Alexandra Torline and Defensive Specialist Arielle McCullough helped the Coyotes win 25-22 in the first set, 26-24 in the second set, and 25-22 in the third set.
Coyote women and CPP started the game with a back and forth battle until the Coyotes took a demanding lead 19-13, but the Broncos came back with six consecutive points to tie the game at 19-19.
To close out the first set Alexandria Torline and Brenna McIntosh brought it home with two kills each finishing the set 25-22.
Walking away from the first set feeling the stress from their opponents, and anticipating the next two sets.
Heading into the second set the lady Coyotes took an early advantage 11-7 and played a back and forth battle until it was all tied up at 22 points.
The Mustangs were able to get two kills which lead them to match point 22-24.
With their backs against the wall Coach Kim Cherniss called a timeout to rally the team, speaking words of encouragement.
The Coyote ladies were able to rally back from match point and tie it up at 24-24.
Senior Outside Hitter Danielle Newcombe rallied off three straight points to lead the Coyotes victorious in the match 26-24.
Outlasting the Broncos in the second set, the Coyotes won set three convincingly.
The Coyotes never trailed in set three; they took a slight advantage and stuck with the lead winning the third set 25-22.
The Coyotes improved to an 11-4 overall record for the season with 15 games remaining on the season.
At the halfway point of the season the lady yotes are currently undefeated at 7-0 record in conference play.
Beating the Broncos in straight sets lead the Coyotes to a perfect 6-0 record away from the Coussoulis Arena.
Sophomore Outside Hitter Alexandra Torline led the Coyotes past the broncos with 14 kills and two blocks. Seizing the moment Torline finished the third set with her and final kill.
Senior Stephanie Sinohui was able to put together 26 assists in the Coyotes win.
Junior Libero Arielle McCullough led the team with 12 digs on the defensive side.
Coyotes are looking forward to their longest home stretch of the season from Oct 25 to Nov 9.
Come support your Coyote Volleyball team at their next home game against the San Franciso State Gators on Oct. 25 in their efforts to go undefeated in California Collegiate Athletic Association. Knock them out, Coyotes!