Volleyball: Sagehens Open Posada Royale Invitational with Win

Volleyball: Sagehens Open Posada Royale Invitational with Win

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Isabel Kelly and Julia Zwaal continue to be a one, two punch for the Sagehens. 

The pair combined for 29 kills in a four set win against East Texas Baptist, 25-18, 27-25, 27-29, 25-21.

Season Impact: The Sagehens move to 3-3 on the season with two games left before their SCIAC opener.

Match 1: Pomona-Pitzer 3, East Texas Baptist 1

Kelly dominated in the Sagehens' first game of the tournament, leading the team with 15 kills and seven blocks. The freshman from Pacific Palisades, CA currently ranks first on the team in kills with 63. She also finished with two digs.

Julia Zwaal, second on the team in kills with 58, finished the game with 14 kills and 11 digs. Stephanie Sun also totaled double digit kills with 12 in the match to go with her 16 digs and three blocks.

Jessica Finn and Jackie Roland spread the ball around finishing with 28 and 16 assists respectively. Finn also had six digs.

On the defensive end, Natalie Martin led the Sagehens with 22 digs and Sarah Gamble finished with eight total blocks.

Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong had four blocks in the match. 

Match 2: Puget Sound 3, Pomona-Pitzer 0

Kelly finished with 10 kills and Finn dished out 14 assists but it wasn't enough as the Sagehens dropped their second match of the day 25-19, 25-21, 25-20 to Puget Sound.

Roland dished out 12 assists and Zwaal led the team with nine digs. Finn followed right behind with eight digs and Sophie Janssen had seven.

Sun finished with eight kills and four digs in the match and Kate Porter had two total blocks.

Next Game: The Sagehens continue the Posada Royale Invitational tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. against UC Santa Cruz followed by a 4 p.m. match versus Wisconsin-Whitewater.