Sept. 14, 2002
LINCOLN, Neb. - The 22nd-ranked Santa Clara University volleyball team improved to 8-1 on the season with a 3-1 victory over the University of Alabama Saturday night in the final match of the U.S. Bank/Arby's Classic in Lincoln, Neb.
As a team the Broncos hit .286 for the match, but an even .500 in game four whle limiting the Crimson Tide to a .199 hitting percentage for the match.
Erin Heffner led the way for Alabama with her match-high 17 kills, followed closely by teammate Erin Price who notched 16 kills in the match to go along with her 14 digs.
Santa Clara will conclude its season-long 12-match road trip next weekend, playing in the University of Denver Invitational. The Broncos will take on the University of Maryland in the tournament opener next Friday, September 20th, at 4 p.m. The Broncos will then face Minnesota Saturday morning, followed by a match with Denver Saturday night.