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Santa Clara beats Saint Mary's in three games to open WCC play 2-0 Pepperdine and LMU also collect wins on Saturday night to open conference play undefeated

Santa Clara 3-0 Over Saint Mary's
Oct. 5, 2002
The 15th-ranked Santa Clara University women's volleyball team improved to 13-2 on the season and 2-0 in West Coast Conference play with its 3-1 win over Saint Mary's Saturday night in the Leavey Center.

Junior Becky Potter was stellar once again for the Broncos, posting a career-high 30 kills to go along with her match-high 19 digs in the win. Her hitting percentage of .412 came at the expense of only nine hitting errors in 51 attempts.

The Gaels were led on the evening by Lindsey Bogason's 17 kills and 10 digs, while Kaui Salzman posted team-high 11 digs from the libero position.

LMU with a 3-0 victory over Gonzaga
Oct. 5, 2002
From the opening point on, the LMU volleyball team dominated its Saturday night match with Gonzaga. The Lions hit an amazing .519 in the opening stanza and continued en route to the 30-14, 30-19, 30-14 victory. It was the Lions' 19th consecutive win over the Bulldogs, dating back to Nov. 8, 1992.

Kristen Gallup led LMU with 14 kills. Kealani Kimball added nine kills, while Tiana Newsome had eight. Freshman Krista Houseman and Michelle Look each had seven kills, while Look came up with a match-high 12 digs.

Christina Davis and Abby Cullen each had eight kills for Gonzaga, while Missy Perry added 22 assists.

San Diego Sweeps USF In WCC Volleyball
October 5, 2002
San Diego hit .319 as a team, led by 16 from sophomore outside hitter Devon Forster to lead USD past USF in three games in West Coast Conference volleyball action Saturday at War Memorial Gym.

San Francisco got a team-high 15 kills and 12 digs from junior outside hitter Brittanie Budinger, but it was not enough against the Toreros.

USD got solid all-around efforts from senior middle blocker Debra Robertson who pounded 10 kills on .429 hitting and committed just one attack error, while senior outside hitter Noel Frohman added nine kills for the Toreros.

Pepperdine 3-0 over Portland
Oct. 5, 2002
Junior outside hitter Katie Wilkins totaled a match-high 17 kills and hit and impressive .536 for the match to lead #12 Pepperdine to a three-game victory over Portland in a West Coast Conference match Saturday evening at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Freshman outside hitter Katy Daly registered a double-double as she totaled 11 kills and 16 digs. Junior middle blocker Lyndsey Hache' added nine kills and hit a solid .643 in two games.