Women’s volleyball continues to face challenges on the court

Ilian Cervantes

Sacramento State women’s volleyball (5-15, 0-5 Big Sky) hosted the Idaho State Vandals (7-10, 3-2 Big Sky) Saturday evening Oct. 11 losing 3-0 in a three-set match, (25-23, 25-22, 25-14) on Colberg Court.

Junior outside hitter Sloan Lovett led the team with 10 kills, followed by outside hitter Morgan Stanley with 8 kills. Fellow teammate sophomores Courtney Dietrich and Madeline Cannon both performed with 7 kills for tonight’s game.

Although captain Lovett outperformed fellow teammates in kills for the game against the Vandals, Stanley made the leaderboard with 30 attacks, Lovett had 28 attacks in comparison, and Dietrich 11, tied with sophomore Kendall LaVine.

The Hornets performed the best in the first set with a hitting percentage of .429, followed by a hitting percentage of .250 and .394 for set two and three respectively.

After two sets, Sac State had 33 kills compared to Idaho’s 30 and attack errors were nine to six, respectively.

The Vandals opened the third set in the lead and continued the winning momentum taking the final set by 11 points and gaining the win for Idaho.

Women’s volleyball will host Northern Colorado Thursday Oct. 16 looking to break the six-game losing streak starting at 6 p.m.