Nevada Volley Pushes UNLV To The Limit, Falls 3-2 - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video -

Nevada Volley Pushes UNLV To The Limit, Falls 3-2

Posted: Updated:

RENO, Nev. – After fighting its way out of a two-set hole, the University of Nevada volleyball team fell 15-7 in the fifth-and-deciding set against UNLV at the Virginia Street Gym on Thursday night. The Rebels took the match 3-2 (31-29, 25-14, 23-25, 23-25, 15-7).

The Wolf Pack fell to 4-13 (1-3 MW), while UNLV improved to 12-5 (4-0 MW).

Four Nevada players had at least 10 kills for the first time this season, as Tessa Lea'ea, Janelle Batista, Bonnie Paul and Grace Anxo all got into double digits. Lea'ea led the way with 16, followed by Batista (14), Paul (12) and Anxo (11).

In addition to Nevada's strong offense, the Wolf Pack played a solid all-around match, seeing two players record double-doubles. Dana Holt had 48 assists and 13 digs for her team-leading fifth of the season. Anxo had 11 digs to post her third of 2012.

Kelly Chang had 20 digs to lead Nevada defensively. As a team, the Wolf Pack hit .173 on 185 attacks and scored 80 points.

Nevada will stay at home to take on Fresno State on Saturday at noon at the Virginia Street Gym.

University of Nevada Athletics Release
10/4
  • Today's Top StoriesMore>>

  • Aces Thump River Cats to Pull Even

    Aces Thump River Cats to Pull Even

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:11 AM EDT2014-08-29 07:11:56 GMT
    The Reno Aces jumped out to a second-inning 8-0 lead and went on to a 9-4 win over the Sacramento River Cats Thursday night at Raley Field. More >>
    The Reno Aces jumped out to a second-inning 8-0 lead and went on to a 9-4 win over the Sacramento River Cats Thursday night at Raley Field. More >>
  • Reno Police Shoot Robbery Suspect

    Reno Police Shoot Robbery Suspect

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:58 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:58:19 GMT
    Multiple agencies are investigating after an armed robbery suspect was shot and killed by police in front of a Reno casino Sunday evening. More >>
    Multiple agencies are investigating after an armed robbery suspect was shot and killed by police in front of a Reno casino Sunday evening. More >>
  • Aces Win to Force Winner Take All Game on Labor Day

    Aces Win to Force Winner Take All Game on Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:09 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:09:23 GMT
    The Reno Aces used a pair of home runs and a dominant relief performance by Bo Schultz to grab a decisive 7-3 win over the Sacramento River Cats Sunday night at Raley Field.More >>
    The Reno Aces used a pair of home runs and a dominant relief performance by Bo Schultz to grab a decisive 7-3 win over the Sacramento River Cats Sunday night at Raley Field.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.