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  • SUU Volleyball Hosting Two and Hoping to Break Recent Streak
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    Published - 10/02/13 - 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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    (CEDAR CITY, Utah) - Southern Utah University volleyball suffered a three-set defeat to Eastern Washington on Saturday night, falling to 9-19 on the year and 5-11 in Big Sky Conference play. The Eagles moved to 4-24 overall and 4-13 in conference play, continuing a two-game winning streak. Analaine Mailoto led Southern Utah with 12 kills on the night with Hailey Moore leading the team with 11 digs.

    Portland State will play at Northern Arizona on Thursday night before making the trip to Cedar City on Saturday night. The Vikings are currently 7-7 on the year and a perfect 4-0 in the Big Sky. This weekend will mark PSU’s first conference road trip of the season and only the second weekend the team has played outside of Portland.

    The Vikings have totaled 614 kills this season, hitting .195 and have average 13.1 kills per set. Kaeli Patton and Aubrey Mitchell lead the team with 137 and 127 kills, respectively and average 2.91 and 2.70 kills per set. Garyn Schlatter has directed the PSU attack, recording 468 assists.

    Defensively, Portland State has totaled 690 digs (14.68 per set) and 111 blocks (2.36 per set). Kasimira Clark leads the team in digs with 221 (4.70 per set) and Leigh-Ann Haataja paces the team block with 51 (1.09 per set).

    Portland State holds the all-time series lead 2-0 over Southern Utah since the return of volleyball to SUU in 2008.

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