Idaho volleyball program gets its 700th victory
Idaho scored the 700th victory in the history of its volleyball program as the Vandals defeated Louisiana Tech (3-25, 0-15 Western Athletic Conference) on Thursday night in Moscow, Idaho.
The Vandals (13-13, 11-5) held the Lady Techsters to minus-.058 hitting in getting back to .500 overall for the first time since their fourth match.
Allison Baker had her 18th double-double of the season with 11 kills and 10 digs.
• Washington State (12-16, 2-14 Pac-12) fell to Cal (14-12, 8-8) at Berkeley, Calif., 25-18, 23-25, 25-18, 25-23.
Jaicee Harris led WSU with 13 hills, 13 digs and two aces. Marcelina Glab added 12 kills on .360 hitting. The Cougars hit .184.
• Washington (20-5, 11-5 Pac-12) fell to host Stanford (24-2, 16-0) 25-23, 25-11, 21-35, 25-22.
• Eastern Washington (4-24, 4-13 Big Sky) lost to host Northern Colorado (19-8, 12-5) at Greeley, 25-16, 25-20, 28-26. There were no Eagles in double-figures kills as they hit only .171. Laney Brown had 31 assists and 11 digs.
North Idaho College (2-1) dropped its first game after two wins this season, losing 71-64 to host Williston (N.D.) State in a nonconference game.
NIC outrebounded the Tetons (3-0) and had fewer turnovers, but shot just 39 percent to the Tetons’ 45 percent.
James Webb came off the bench to lead the Cardinals with 12 points with Keon Lewis and Mike Middlebrooks adding 11 each.
North Idaho improved to 2-0 with a 58-46 nonconference win over host Williston State (2-2). North Idaho shot 43.5 percent to the Tetons’ 34 percent with Katie Buskey scoring 13 points and Angela Woods 12. Renae Mokrzycki came off the bench to add 10 for the Cardinals.
• Whitworth was picked fifth in the Northwest Conference coaches’ preseason poll. Defending champion George Fox was the top choice, followed by Lewis & Clark, Puget Sound, Whitman, Whitworth, Pacific, Linfield, Pacific Lutheran and Willamette.