Beavers Snap Losing Skid with 3-0 Victory

Beavers Snap Losing Skid with 3-0 Victory
PASADENA, CA – The Caltech women's volleyball team snapped a 56-match losing streak as they posted a 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-13) win over Mills College. The Beavers last win came early in the 2010 season when they knocked off Mills.

 

Video -- Final Point, Paige Logan Talks About the Victory

Caltech came out of the gates strong as they grabbed a 14-1 lead in the opening set and never looked back in cruising to a 1-0 lead in the match. The second set proved to be more of a tussle between the two schools. Caltech broke a 4-4 tie and nudged out to an 11-6 lead. However the Cyclones fought back with a 3-0 scoring spurt to get within two points at 11-9. The Beavers wouldn't let the visitors get any closer as they scored nine of the next 12 points en route to taking the frame.

In the final set Mills took their first lead of the match when they won the opening point of the stanza. Caltech wouldn't let them have another lead during the afternoon contest. Caltech went on an 8-2 scoring spree to take a five point advantage at 8-3. Mills got their deficit down to two points at 11-9 but couldn't pull any closer as the Beavers took the triumph.

Paige Logan had match high 17 kills and a .577 hitting percentage. Her hitting mark was a season high while her kills total was her second best tally on the year.

Catherine Jamshidi chipped in a nine-kill performance while Megan Jackson played solid along the back row with a 12-dig effort.

As a team the Beavers had 35 kills on 82 swings while committing just seven errors en route to hitting a season best .341.