The Boise State women’s volleyball team has started their Mountain West Conference with at 2-2 record.
The Broncos dropped their opening two conference games against Utah State but followed that up with back to back wins against San Jose State and Fresno State.
Boise State opened up conference play a few weeks ago on the road against Utah State.
In the match the Broncos started slow as they lost the opening set 25-17 but they managed to make the next few sets closer. But in the end the Broncos would get swept 3-0.
Following the 0-2 conference start, the Broncos headed out on the road to face conference foe San Jose State. Boise State got off to a great start by taking the opening two sets to go up 2-0 in the game.
The Broncos saw their quick lead diminish as San Jose State came roaring back. They rallied to take the next two sets, which tied the match all up.
This set up the fifth and final set, and saw the Broncos struggle early on falling behind 7-11. Boise would come back by going on a 8-1 rally which led to them coming away with the victory 3-2.
The Broncos latest game was on the road, this time against Fresno State. Boise State got off to a rough start in the opening set that allowed Fresno to take the early lead in the contest.
The Broncos would not let that deter them as they came away with back to back set wins to take the lead away from Fresno at 2-1. A letdown in the fourth would allow Fresno come back to tie. This forced a fifth and decisive set.
The fifth was a back and forth contest. The Broncos were down early but they went on to take the set and the game 3-2.
The Broncos had standout performances from many of their players including junior outside hitter Alyssa Gammel, senior outside hitter Sarah Horton, sophomore outside hitter Katelyn Kinghorn, junior outside hitter Taylor Murphy, and junior middle blocker Brittany Reardon.
The Broncos, who are now 7-6, are home for their next two games after their upcoming matchup with Air Force on Oct. 3 was cancelled.