LA JOLLA, Calif. – Alaska Anchorage received 14 kills apiece from middle blocker Jodi Huddlestone and outside hitter Katelynn Zanders as the Seawolves came-from-behind to defeat West Region foe Cal Poly Pomona, 3-2 in match three at the UC San Diego Invitational on Friday.
The Seawolves, who dispatched CPP, 22-25, 18-25, 25-17, 26-24, 15-12, improved to 6-4 on the season, while the Broncos fell to 1-4. The match marked the first win for UAA against the Broncos, who had won the first eight.
After the Broncos took the first two sets, the Seawolves rallied and led the third set for almost the entire frame. In the fourth, the lead changed three times before UAA brought the set within one at 24-23, forcing CPP to take a time out. After the break, the Seawolves received three straight kills – two from Huddleston – for the win.
Later in the day, the Seawolves were swept by No. 18 Cal State San Bernardino, 25-20, 25-22, 25-21. Zanders led UAA with 11 kills.