Wyoming Volleyball Falls to Utah, 3-0

Nov. 14, 2009

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -

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The Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Team (12-18 overall, 2-13 in the Mountain West Conference) closed out their road trip with a three-set loss (17-25, 18-25, 20-25) against the Utah Utes (16-9 overall, 9-5 in the MWC), on Saturday afternoon, in Salt Lake City.

"We didn't play as well as we would have like to," said UW head coach Carrie Yerty. "We will move past this loss and look forward to a very competitive match against UNLV on Thursday. It will be the final match for senior Jessica Kagarise and we hope to come out on top with a victory."

Wyoming was led by junior Dani Bedore who recorded eight kills, four digs and a .333 (8-1-21) hitting percentage. JennaRae Jester finished with seven kills and three service aces, while Lauren Whitney and Jodi Purdy each had five kills. Senior Jessica Kagarise finished in double-figures with 11 digs. The Cowgirls hit .028 (28-25-106) and had five total team blocks.

Utah was led by Karolina Bartkowiak and Cinthia Silva with nine kills each. Danielle Killpack had a team high six block assists. The Utes hit .231 (36-15-91) for the match and recorded 12 total team blocks.

The Cowgirls will close out the regular season on Thursday, Nov. 19 as they host the UNLV Rebels. The match is set to begin at 7 p.m.