Wyoming Volleyball Pulls Out Match in Five

Sept. 11, 2009


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After winning the first two sets of the match, the Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Team (5-2 overall) would need five sets to earn a 3-2 victory (25-22, 25-22, 16-25, 22-25, 15-8) against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-4 overall) on Friday night in Flagstaff.

"We really battled tonight and really trusted each other," said head coach Carrie Yerty. "We blocked well and really kept our composure when it got tough. I was very proud of Dani and how she really kept the team together, and Camille Coffman played a tremendous match."

Five Cowgirls finished the night with double-figures led by junior outside hitter Dani Bedore with 14. She finished her night with 14 kills, ten kills and a .314 (14-3-35) hitting percentage. She was followed by Camille Coffman with 12 kills and a career high one solo block and nine block assists. She also hit a career .455 (12-2-22). JennaRae Jester had 12 kills, along with Jodi Purdy and Lauren Whitney. As a team, they hit .247 (65-24-166).

Northern Arizona was led by Lauren Campbell with 19 kills and a .375 (19-4-40) hitting percentage, while Kelli Dallgren added 14 kills. The Lumberjacks hit .134 (54-33-157) for the match.

Wyoming will wrap up the tournament tomorrow against The Citadel Bulldogs, at 2 p.m. MT and the Utah State Aggies at 5 p.m. MT.