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Game Recap: Women's Volleyball | 10/15/2023 11:46:00 AM | Ryan Cheney, ISU Sports Information
Game Recap: Women's Volleyball | 10/15/2023 11:46:00 AM | Ryan Cheney, ISU Sports Information

Idaho State Volleyball Goes 1-1 on West Coast Road Trip

SACRAMENTO, California- The Idaho State volleyball team finished up two road conference matches against Portland State University and Sacramento State.

In the match against Portland State, we saw the Bengals take down the Vikings in 4 sets, winning 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23). Asiah Sopo'aga led the way for Idaho State in this match, finishing with 13 kills, while Sadie Bluth and Jaydin Watts, finished with 11 kills apiece. Aliyah Sopo'aga led the way in assists, finishing with 36. On the defensive end of the floor the Bengals put on a clinic, having Asiah Sopo'aga and Jamie Streit finish with 18 digs each and Lily Liekweg finish with 17. Idaho State also dominated at the net, outblocking the Vikings 14-6, led by Jaydin Watts (7), Marci Richins (6), AND Asiah Sopo'aga (5).

For the second match on the weekend the Bengals took on the Sacramento State Hornets. In this match the Bengals fought hard all match, but came up short falling in straight sets (25-19, 26-24, 26-24). Jamie Streit led the team with 11 kills followed by Sadie Bluth who had 9 kills. Aliyah Sopo'aga tallied 24 assists. On the defensive end for Idaho State Lily Liekweg and Aliyah Sopo'aga finished with 15 digs while Asiah Sopo'aga had 13. The Bengals outblocked the Hornets in the match 12-10, behind Marci Richins (6), Jaydin Watts (5), and Aliyah Sopo'aga (5).

After the 1-1 weekend the Bengals move to 4-14 on the season and 2-5 in conference play.

Idaho State volleyball will be back home in Reed Gym for their next two matches, facing off against Northern Arizona on Thursday, October 19th at 7 p.m. and Northern Colorado the following day, Friday, October 20th at 7 p.m. as well.