Ford Lifts No. 3 Coyotes Past Aggies In Volleyball

Oct. 19, 2002

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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. --- Junior Kim Ford chalked up a match-high 17 kills and 13 digs to lead No. 3 Cal St., San Bernardino over UC Davis, 30-16, 30-19, 30-22, in a California Collegiate Athletic Association women's volleyball match at the Coussoulis Arena Saturday. The Aggies drop to 6-16 on the season, and 2-11 in conference play. The Coyotes improve to 20-1 overall, and 12-1 in CCAA action.

Kelly Gaudino was UC Davis' top hitter with eight kills. She and libero Mary McClelland each posted nine digs. Setter Mary Gaber led the Aggie net defense with seven block assists, while senior Cassandra Prell added six stuffs. UC Davis posted a total of nine team blocks.

For CSSB, Kristen Soliz recorded eight kills and six blocks. Kim Ford knocked down seven kills, combining with Ford for a .396 hitting average. Setter Cristen Trent hit .500 in eight attempts and led all players with 37 assists.

UC Davis committed 10 hitting errors in the 30-16 loss in Game 1, but was able to clean up its offense by the third frame. The Aggies had just three errors in 38 attempts in the final game.

The Coyotes hit .367 in the first game and posted 45 kills for the match, nearly twice as many as UC Davis.

The Aggies host Bay Area foes San Francisco State and Sonoma State in continued CCAA action next weekend.

UC Davis (6-16, 2-11)




Cal St. San Bernardino (20-1, 12-1)





UC DAVIS (kills-aces-blocks): Kate Wilton 6-0-1, Cassandra Prell 3-0-6, Mary Gaber 4-0-7, Kelly Gaudino 8-0-1, Jill McPheeters 1-0-2, Ellen Fitzpatrick 0-0-0, Jennie Tilles 0-1-0, Mary McClelland 1-0-0, Kim Vincent 0-1-1. Totals 23-1-9.0. Assists - Mary Gaber 17. Digs leaders - Kelly Gaudino 9, Mary McClelland 9.

CSUSB (kills-aces-blocks): Bridget Harris 0-0-1, April Nicolson 2-1-1, Kim Morohunfola 7-3-2, Cristen Trent 4-1-2, Kristen Soliz 8-0-6, Kim Ford 17-0-4, Jessica Nelthorpe 7-0-0, Erika Williams 0-0-0, Cathleen Price 0-0-1. Totals 45-5-8.5. Assists - Cristen Trent 37. Digs leader - Kim Ford 13.