Oct. 25, 2011
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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- West Coast Conference women's volleyball will continue conference play this week in a nationally-televised match between Saint Mary's and San Diego on Wednesday, October 26.
QUICK HITSNo. 18 Pepperdine extended its win streak to nine by
ending No. 17 San Diego's nine-match winning streak with
a sweep at Firestone Fieldhouse. With the 25-20, 25-17,
25-17 victory, the Waves improve to 9-0 in WCC play and
15-5 overall, while the Toreros fall to 7-2 in the WCC and
For the second time in as many matches, Pepperdine
senior Lilla Frederick reached a significant career milestone.
With a tied-for-season-best 21 digs versus BYU, the
outside hitter surpassed the 1,000 career digs benchmark,
becoming just the ninth Wave to achieve the feat.
Santa Clara picked up two conference wins with victories
over LMU and San Francisco. Against the Dons, the
Broncos had four hitters with double-digit kills, led by
WCC Player of the Week Dana Knudsen, who tallied 16
kills and a .481 clip.
Saint Mary's split matches over the past week with a
win at San Francisco and a close 3-2 loss at home against
LMU. Sophomore outside hitter Jordan Shaw posted backto-
back career-nights for the Gaels, recording 38 kills,
averaging 4.22 kills per set while hitting a team-high .413.
She also recorded 21 digs and averaged 2.33 digs per set.
No. 17 San Diego will host Saint Mary's on Wednesday in
a nationally-televised match on ESPNU at 7 p.m. It is also
one of two DigPink matches left this October.
Junior Middle Blocker Dana Knudsen Named WCC Volleyball Player of the Week Honor (Click here for the full release)