Oct. 27, 2004
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The Wyoming volleyball team will welcome the UNLV Rebels, on Friday night, and the San Diego State Aztecs, on Saturday night. Both matches are set to begin at 7:00 p.m. in the MPG.
With a 2-0 record over last weekend, the Cowgirls come into this week's matches with a 12-9 overall mark and a 5-4 record in the conference. Wyoming is led by senior Sara Maytorena, who is averaging a team leading 3.64 kills, along with 2.21 digs per game. As a team, they are averaging 15.37 kills and 13.30 digs per game, while out hitting their opponents .264 to .234.
The Rebels are 11-7 overall and 5-3 in the MWC entering this week's match just ahead of the Cowgirls in the Mountain West. UNLV is currently hitting .203 (1052-484-2799) per match and averaging 15.94 kills per game as a team. They are led by Maria Aladjova who is averaging an outstanding 4.05 kills per game and has a .249 (267-96-686) hitting percentage.
This will be the 18th meeting between the two schools as Wyoming leads the series 9-8. The last time the two teams met was Oct. 3, 2004 with the Rebels coming out on top with a 3-2 victory in Las Vegas.
The Aztecs enter the week with a record of 3-18 record overall and 3-5 in the MWC and will face Colorado State on Friday night. SDSU is currently hitting .161 (915-509-2520) per match and averaging 2.63 blocks per contest. They are led by Kara Moriarty, who is averaging a team leading 3.56 kills along with two digs per game.
This will be the 28th meeting between the two schools as the Aztecs lead the series 24-3. The last time the two teams met was Oct. 1, 2004 in San Diego when the Aztecs defeated the Cowgirls, 3-1.