SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sabryn Roberts posted a match-best 13 kills and Cassedi Simon dished out 33 assists to help Boise State defeat Santa Clara volleyball 25-21, 26-24, 25-17 on Thursday, the opening day of the Santa Clara Invitational.
BSU (6-0) remained perfect on the season by tallying a .327 attack percentage and totaling 11 team blocks.
Ngozi Nwabozuh registered a team-high eight kills on a .357 attack percentage but SCU (4-4) suffered 22 attack errors and collectively hit only .097.
Jessica Donohue had six kills and a team-high six of Boise State's 20 block assists.
Trailing 23-20, SCU took advantage of a service error to set up a pair of kills from Alexa Dreyer, but Kiley Lewis posted two of her seven kills and then blocked an attack attempt to close out the set.
In the third set, Santa Clara pulled within 15-14 on a Michelle Gajdka ace, but Roberts came to the rescue with three kills in a 6-1 run for Boise State.
Santa Clara faces UC Davis at 6 p.m. on Saturday in the final game of the tournament. Boise State and the Aggies will play at 5 p.m. on Friday.
Season and single-game tickets are available. Click here to purchase online or contact the ticket office weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (408) 554-4660 or BroncoTickets@scu.edu. Group discounts are also available through our ticket office sales and service consultants. Doors to Leavey Center are open one hour prior to first serve. Pricing is subject to change.
For weekday matches, the Leavey Center lot, located on Accolti Way off El Camino Real, is free beginning one hour prior to first serve. Any other parking facility on campus will be subject to normal daily rates or restrictions, including the main structure, located adjacent to Stevens Stadium on Palm Drive. During the weekend, campus parking facilities are free (except for permit required locations). Click here for a campus map and parking restrictions.
Outside food and drink is permitted in Leavey Center for Friday's match only since concessions will not be sold during Friday's match. Outside food and drink is not permitted on Thursday/Saturday since concessions will be sold during those matches.
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