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Women's Volleyball 9/6/2023 12:44:00 PM Ryan Cheney, ISU Sports Information
Justin Prax
Women's Volleyball 9/6/2023 12:44:00 PM Ryan Cheney, ISU Sports Information

Bengal Volleyball Hosts Gonzaga and Utah Valley This Weekend

POCATELLO, Idaho – Idaho State volleyball will be hosting their own three-team tournament this weekend. On Thursday, September 7th the Bengals will face off against the Utah Valley Wolverines at 6 p.m., followed by the Wolverines playing the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Friday at 5 p.m., and finished off with the Bengals playing the Bulldogs on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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ISU vs Utah Valley | Thursday, Sep. 7 | 6:00 PM

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Utah Valley vs Gonzaga | Friday, Sep. 8 | 5:00 PM

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ISU vs Gonzaga | Saturday, Sep. 9 | 1:00 PM

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Quick Scout – Utah Valley

  • The Wolverines are 1-5 this season with their lone win coming against the Utah Utes
  • The Wolverines top scorers are #5 sophomore OH, Avery Shewell, and #2 senior OH, Tori Ellis. Shewell leads the team with 81 kills and Ellis has 60
  • Utah Valley's top setters, #4 Abbie Medeiros and #11 Evalyn Chism, lead the team with 115 and 104 assists on the season
  • Wolverines' freshman defensive specialist, Lani Matavao, leads the team with 96 digs
  • Utah Valley's senior middle blocker, Caleigh Vagana, leads the team with 32 blocks this season

Quick Scout – Gonzaga

  • The Bulldogs are 2-4 this season with wins against Idaho and Purdue Fort Wayne
  • Gonzaga's top scorers are #9 Autumn Larson, #7 Juliette Russell, and #3 Zoe Thiros. Larson leads the team with 55 kills, while Russell and Thiros are right behind her with 53 and 47 kills.
  • Gonzaga's top setter, freshman Nia Damuni, leads the team with 191 assists this season
  • Bulldogs' graduate student defensive specialist, Victoriya Ivanova, leads the team with 87 digs
  • Gonzaga's sophomore middle blocker, Fallon Thompson, leads the team with 20 blocks this season

Looking Ahead

Following their Idaho State tournament, the Bengals will be going on a three-game road trip before begging league play. The Bengals' first stop is Denver for a match with the University of Denver on September 14th, followed by a trip to Laramie, Wyoming where they take part in a 3-team tournament with the University of Wyoming and Tennessee Tech on the 15th and 16th.

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Follow along at to keep up to date with the team. Fans can also follow the Bengals on social media (Twitter: @IdahoStateVB | Instagram:@Idahostatevb | Facebook:@IdahoStateVB)