UC Irvine's Senior Tandem Pounds Out Sweep

Senior Kate Wilton knocked down 15 kills on 44 attempts in Friday's action at UC Irvine.<br>(Wayne Tilcock, <i>Davis Enterprise</i>)
 
Senior Kate Wilton knocked down 15 kills on 44 attempts in Friday's action at UC Irvine.
(Wayne Tilcock, Davis Enterprise)
 

Oct. 8, 2004

Box Score

IRVINE, Calif. - Seniors Kelly Wing and Sami Cash combined for 26 errorless kills to lead UC Irvine to a 30-25, 30-12, 30-22 sweep over UC Davis in a non-conference women's collegiate volleyball match at Crawford Court Friday evening.

The Aggies, making their first appearance in almost two weeks, drop to 1-13 on the year. The Anteaters, members of the Big West Conference, improve to 12-4 overall.

Cash, who leads all Division I players in hitting percentage, had 12 kills on 15 swings for an .800 average. Wing posted a 14-0-32 line for a .438 success rate. As a team, UCI hit .404, also getting a .412 average from junior outside hitter Whitney Pavlik.

Senior Kate Wilton led UC Davis with 15 kills on 44 swings. Libero Mary McClelland recorded a match-high 17 digs, while setter Katelyn Astruc added 12. Sophomore middle blocker added some offensive punch, hitting 6-1-13 for a .385 average.

The Aggies hit .350 as a team in the first game, but fell to an even .000 in Game 2. In contrast, UCI blasted away at a .514 clip in Game 1, then .400 in Game 2.

UC Davis travels up the coast to face 23rd-ranked Long Beach State on Saturday.

UC Davis (1-13) 25 12 22
UC Irvine (12-4) 30 30 30

UC DAVIS (kills-aces-blocks) - Kate Wilton 15-1-0, Katelyn Astruc 1-0-1, Ingrid Nuss 0-0-0, Mary Gaber 3-0-0, Kim Vincent 4-1-0, Jenny Pierce 6-0-1, Mary McClelland 0-0-0, Marritt Cafarchia 0-0-0, Rachel Keener 9-0-0, Katie Wilson 0-0-0. Totals 38-2-1.0. Assists - Katelyn Astruc 29. Digs leaders - Mary McClelland 17, Katelyn Astruc 12.

UC IRVINE (kills-aces-blocks) - Trisha White 7-0-0, Ashlie Hain 0-0-1, Kelly Wing 14-1-1, Amanda Vazquez 6-0-3, Sami Cash 12-0-1, Sarah Norman 3-0-2, Terri Peterson 0-0-0, Christa Conom 1-0-0, Keegan Featherstone 0-1-0, Stacy Gorin 0-0-0, Jennifer Moser 0-0-0, Whitney Pavlik 8-4-1, Caroline Kim 0-0-0. Totals 51-6-5.0. Assists - Ashlie Hain 31. Digs leader - Keegan Featherstone 9.