Brown's offense leads Aggies past Falcons in Viking Invitational

Elizabeth 'Liv' Brown, shown here last week vs. Central Washington, led the Aggies with an 11-0-22 (.500) offensive output.
 
Elizabeth 'Liv' Brown, shown here last week vs. Central Washington, led the Aggies with an 11-0-22 (.500) offensive output.
 

Sept. 6, 2002

Box Score

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -

Senior middle blocker Elizabeth Brown posted 11 kills and no errors to lead UC Davis to a 30-27, 30-27, 30-21 sweep over Seattle Pacific in the opening match of Western Washington's Viking Invitational at Carver Gym Friday.

The Aggies improve to 4-1 on the season. The Falcons remain winless at 0-5.

Junior outside hitter Kelly Gaudino led UC Davis with 22 digs while senior Cassandra Prell anchored the net defense with five total blocks. The Aggies recorded 10.0 blocks as a team.

Setter Marritt Cafarchia added 31 assists and eight digs.

Brown, a former track standout at American River College, played just three games in 2001 but has exploded offensively in her senior season. She now has 30 kills and a .394 hitting percentage in UC Davis' first five matches.

Monica Herrera led SPU offensively with 17 kills, while Andrea Pennington and Carri Colvin each tallied 12 digs.

The Aggies face 11th-ranked Western Washington at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

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VIKING INVITATIONAL
(UC Davis matches only)

UC Davis (4-1)

30

30

30

Seattle Pacific (0-5)

27

27

21

UC DAVIS (kills-aces-blocks): Cassandra Prell 6-0-5, Kim Vincent 7-0-3, Kelly Gaudino 6-0-0, Marritt Cafarchia 2-2-4, Ellen Fitzpatrick 3-0-1, Elizabeth Brown 11-2-3, Kate Wilton 3-0-2, Mary McClelland 0-0-0, Mary Gaber 1-1-0, Jill McPheeters 2-1-0. Totals: 41-6-10.0. Assists: Marritt Cafarchia 31. Digs leader: Kelly Gaudino 22.

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SPU (kills-aces-blocks): Kathleen Monda 1-0-0, Andrea Pennington 12-0-0, Andra Taylor 6-0-2, Monica Herrera 17-0-0, Katy Higgins 3-1-0, Chelsey Myers 10-0-2, Carri Colvin 0-0-0, Katy Kravitz 1-0-0, Stacia Wilson 0-2-0. Totals: 50-3-2.0. Assists: Katy Higgins 36. Digs leaders: Andrea Pennington 12, Carri Colvin 12.

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