Pepperdine Tops Leaderboard After Five Match Win Streak



Oct. 11, 2011

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- West Coast Conference women's volleyball will continue conference play this week on Thursday, October 13.


  • No. 19-ranked Pepperdine picked up a win at LMU and a win at home against BYU to remain undefeated in WCC matches. The win over LMU, part of the Wells Fargo PCH Cup Series, was a three-setter while the win over BYU was a close four-setter.

  • San Diego held steady at No. 17 in the latest AVCA top- 25 poll after posting another perfect week at 2-0 with wins over Portland and Gonzaga. The Toreros are now on a five-match win streak.

  • After having its five-match win streak broken by Portland the previous week, San Francisco came back in its lone match to defeat Bay Area rival Santa Clara in four sets. This is the second straight time the Dons have beaten the Broncos, improving to 6-0 on their home floor.

  • After a rough start to conference play, the Gaels picked up two wins over Gonzaga and Portland at home to bring their conference record to 2-4. The Gaels have now won 23 of their last 25 matches against the Pilots.

  • Entering the fourth week of conference play, Portland and Saint Mary's will host "DigPink" matches to promote breast cancer awareness and education.

  • LMU tallied a non-conference win over UC Santa Barbara in a close five-set match. Senior Jasmine Rankins went for 20 kills on a .348 clip and 14 digs for a double-double.

  • Pepperdine's Kellie Woolever Garners WCC Women's Volleyball Player of the Week Honors (full release)