As Mountain West conference games near, the Boise State Women’s volleyball team went 3-0 the past week at the Boise State University Tournament.
The Boise State Broncos were riding a 2-game winning streak going into the tournament, extending it to 5 after the tournament. Boise State defeated San Jose State 3-2, Southern Utah 3-0 and UC Irvine 3-1. All-Tournament honorees went to Liz Harden (MVP), Alyssa Gammel and Kersti Whitney.
Later in the week, Boise State would go on to lose to Seattle University, 3-2, then to American University, 3-1. The Broncos are currently 6-4 outside of conference games to start the year.
Currently, Alyssa Gammel leads Boise State in Kills with 153 and 3.73 per set. Kersti Whitney leads Boise State in Digs with 190 and 4.63 per set. Lastly, Brittany Reardon leads Boise State in Blocks with 45 total and 1.18 per set.
The Broncos lead all of the Mountain West conference in Assists per set, with 471 Assists to 36 sets, marking 13.08 Assists per set.
In the past years, home advantage has been a key to success for the Broncos. At the Boise State Bronco Gym last year, the Broncos went 4-0, further enhancing their home record to 178-150 with a .543 home-winning percentage.
The next home games for the Broncos begin on Sept. 20th vs. Fresno State for the first Mountain West conference game. The next game is on Sept. 22nd vs. UNLV, followed by Air Force on Sept. 28th.
The Broncos are looking to improve on their record of 6-8 in the Mountain West conference last year, starting with these 3 first crucial conference games. As shown above, home-advantage is an important aspect for the Broncos and they have a great tradition of winning at home, so come out to the next home games and support the team!