Slugging Seawolves drop Aggies in four

Kelly Gaudino was the lone Aggie player with double-figured kills, recording 12 in 48 attempts.
 
Kelly Gaudino was the lone Aggie player with double-figured kills, recording 12 in 48 attempts.
 

Sept. 20, 2002

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Erin Manly posted a match-high 18 kills and hit .485 to lead Sonoma State to a 30-17, 30-26, 29-31, 30-22 win over UC Davis in California Collegiate Athletic Assocation women's volleyball action Friday.

The Aggies, who have now lost seven straight, drop to 4-8 on the season and 0-3 in CCAA play. The Cossacks improve to 8-2 and 3-0, having won eight straight matches.

Sonoma hit an astounding .474 in Game 1 and .410 in Game 2 to take a 2-0 advantage. UC Davis responded with 13 kills in Game 3 to extend the match, but dropped to a negative-.147 hitting rate in the fourth game.

Leading the way offensively for the Aggies was Kelly Gaudino, who had 12 kills in 48 swings. Libero Mary McClelland and outside hitter Kate Wilton each recorded 13 digs. UC Davis had 12 team blocks, gaining six stuffs from Cassandra Prell, and five blocks from Kim Vincent and Jill McPheeters. McPheeters, a freshman, made her first start of the season.

In addition to Manly's production, SSU's Sandy Tuttle had 14 kills and hit .500 while Megan Dierker posted 16 kills and a .357 hitting average. In all, the Cossacks had 75 kills in four games, with five players surpassing double figures. Christine Shiba led the floor defense with 18 digs.

UC Davis faces San Francisco State on Saturday in continued CCAA action.

UC Davis (4-8, 0-3)
 

 

17

26

31

22

 
Sonoma State (8-2, 3-0)

30

30

29

30

 


UC DAVIS (kills-aces-blocks) - Kate Wilton 9-0-1, Mary McClelland 0-0-0, Cassandra Prell 5-0-6, Kim Vincent 5-0-5, Kelly Gaudino 12-0-0, Jill McPheeters 0-0-5, Jennie Tilles 0-0-0, Mary Gaber 3-0-4, Marritt Cafarchia 2-0-0, Elizabeth Brown 0-1-0. Totals - 36-1-12.0. Assists - Marritt Cafarchia 22. Digs leaders - Mary McClelland 13, Kate Wilton 13.

SSU (kills-aces-blocks) - Katie Dolge 10-2-0, Tina Mesquita 1-1-1, Christine Shiba 15-0-1, Sandy Tuttle 14-1-1, Megan Dierker 16-0-1, Erin Manly 18-0-2, Ashley Cook 0-0-0, Ashley Arriola 0-0-0, Lauren Ognibene 0-0-0. Totals - 75-4-3.0. Assists - Tina Mesquita 66. Digs leaders - Christina Shiba 18, Ashley Cook 15.