After being taken to five games during their earlier trip to Spokane, San Diego wasted no time in the opener as the Toreros hammered down 18 kills in a 30-12 game one victory. Gonzaga was limited to just five kills in the opener while hitting negative .036 as a team.
The Zags responded in the second game with a .310 attack percentage and 15 team kills but it was not enough to overcome San Diego in a 30-25 game two loss. San Diego blasted down 19 kills in game three as they swept the match with a 30-24 win.
Christina Davis was the top Zags attacker with 9 kills while Heather Signor had 18 digs in the back row. San Diego was led by Noel Frohman's 14 kills while Devon Forster chipped in with 10. After combining for 34 blocks when the two teams met on October 13 in Spokane, Gonzaga won out the battle at the net with 9 blocks compared to just five blocks for USD.