Tue., Sep. 13, 2011.
Escondido, CA--The San Diego Christian College volleyball team dropped a match in straight games (13-25, 20-25, 15-25) to #17 Cal State San Marcos Cougars Tuesday night in Escondido.
In the first game, the Cougars (14-5) had a .381 attack percentage to take down the Lady Hawks (5-9). SDCC cut the lead early to 9-10, but CSSM was able to close out the game on a 15-4 run.
In the second game, the Lady Hawks fell down quickly 8-2. SDCC was relentless in their attack, going on an 11-1 run to take the lead 14-10. The game saw both teams go back and forth until CSUSM was able to go on a small run late to take the game 25-20.
The final game saw the Cougars use two separate runs of five and one run of six to win the game 25-15.
SDCC was led by Sophomore Cassidy Mertens with 14 assists and Stephanie Rice with 10 digs.
The Lady Hawks begin their conference play with their first home game Friday, September 16th at 7:00 against reigning National Champion Fresno Pacific.