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Katelynn Zanders led UAA with 14 kills and 5 digs in the win over Cal Poly Pomona on Friday.
Courtesy: Sam Wasson/UAA Athletics

UAA rallies for 3-2 win over CPP

Courtesy: UAA Sports Information
Release: 09/13/2013
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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.

In the tie breaker, the Seawolves – whose biggest lead was three – edged the Broncos down the stretch with kills by Julia Mackey and Brooke Pottle.

Junior Quinn Barker led UAA with 22 digs, while Siobhan Johansen and Morgan Hooe combined for 65 of the 70 assists for the Seawolves. UAA outhit the Broncos .270 to .253.

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.

 

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