Courtesy of Bronco Sports
Oct. 7, 2013
Horton led the Broncos for the second straight match in kills with eight to go with eight digs. Gammel was close behind with seven kills while hitting 30 percent on the night, she also had one assist, one service ace, four digs and three blocks.
Boise State’s balanced attack also included four others with Brittany Reardon, Aly Duffin and Katelyn Kinghorn adding six kills each, followed by Taylor Murphey with five. Reardon chipped in a team-high five blocks, while Murphey had a second-best three to tie with Gammel. Sarah Baugh had the team-high in assists with 17 just edging Casey Rose’s 15. Hannah Hubbard recorded a team-best 16 digs to led the team defensively on the back line.
On the night Boise State finished hitting 27.7 percent with 40 kills, 38 assists, and 13 services aces – tying for third most in a three-set match during the rally scoring era for Boise State – 39 digs and seven blocks. Grand Canyon countered with 17.5 percent hitting with 36 kills, 33 assists, three aces, 45 digs and five blocks. Britta Forsythe led the Antelopes with 10 kills followed by Lanie Muys with nine.
Grand Canyon at Boise State (10-7-13 at Boise, Idaho)
Boise State def. Grand Canyon 25-15,25-19,25-20
Grand Canyon (7-9)
(Kills-aces-blocks) – Forsythe, Britta 10-0-0; Muys, Lanie 9-0-3; Dugan, Shannon 4-1-1; Ausmus, Kaitlynn 4-1-2; Davis, Megan 3-0-0; Byrnes, Megan 3-0-1; Davis, Bree 2-0-1; Friemoth, Hayleigh 1-1-0; Johannsen, Kristen 0-0-1; Totals 36-3-5.0. (Assists) – Davis, Bree 16; Posse, Jessica 14. (Dig leaders) – Phelps, Mackenzie 13; Ausmus, Kaitlynn 9; Dugan, Shannon 8
Boise State (8-7)
(Kills-aces-blocks) - Horton, Sarah 8-5-0; Gammel, Alyssa 7-1-3; Duffin, Aly 6-0-1; Reardon, Brittany 6-0-5; Kinghorn, Katelyn 6-0-0; Murphey, Taylor 5-0-3; Rose, Casey 2-2-0; Vollkommer, Abbey 0-2-0; Hubbard, Hannah 0-3-0; Totals 40-13-7.0. (Assists) - Baugh, Sarah 17; Rose, Casey 15. (Dig leaders) - Hubbard, Hannah 16; Horton, Sarah 8
Site: Boise, Idaho (Bronco Gym)
Date: 10-7-13 Attend: 406 Time: 1:21
Referees: Tammy Warren, Chris Saunders