Volleyball sweeps Broncos in Pomona

By Kriston Costello |Contributing Writer|

The CSUSB women’s volleyball team had a spectacular victory on the road against Cal Poly Pomona on Oct. 8.

The Coyotes could not be stopped by the Broncos in any of the sets throughout the night.

The game’s set scores were 25-14, 25-22 and 25-19 ending in a 3-0 sweep by the Coyotes.

OH Lauren Nicholson (12) and MB Malika O’Brien (13) lead the team with a combined 25 of 39 kills with the help from S Jayann DeHoog 33 assists.

“Our keys to the game were to serve tough and to block well throughout the game,” said associate head coach Danny Scott.

That seemed to be the case throughout the game with the Coyotes finishing with nine blocks leading the way over the Broncos.

“[Our] serve receives had little hints of miscommunication sometimes and in some cases blocking as well, in crucial key moments in the game,” said Scott.

In the second set, the ‘Yotes took an early 6-1 lead before an abrupt timeout made by the Cal Poly.

The Broncos climbed up the scoreboard late catching up to the Coyotes with the score being 22-20 with CSUSB still in the lead.

The second set ended with a kill by sophomore MB Hailey Jackson.

The rest of the game was a breeze for the Coyotes. we played well and we had great communication [through the rallies]”.

“We played well and we had great communication [through the rallies],” said Scott.

CSUSB ended the third set with a 25-19 victory.

“We’ll watch game film of this game, work hard in practice and come ready to play,” said Scott.

The Coyotes now have an overall record of 10-4 and 4-2 in CCAA play.


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