Erin Boeve recorded 13 kills on 18 attempts for a career-high .722 hitting percentage as Iowa State swept Texas Tech, 3-0 (30-27, 30-23, 30-28), for its second straight win. Boeve's hitting percentage is the fourth best in Iowa State history.
Erin Boeve recorded 13 kills on 18 attempts
for a career-high .722 hitting percentage as Iowa State swept Texas Tech, 3-0
(30-27, 30-23, 30-28), for its second straight win. Boeve's hitting percentage
is the fourth best in IowaState history.
"Boeve had a great match tonight," said ISU head coach Christy Johnson.
"Anytime that you can hit at that high of a percentage it is very
Iowa State (15-14, 8-10 Big 12) also got 10 kills from Katie Jessen and
13 digs from Big 12 leader Katie Churm to pick up the win. Amanda Craig went
over 800 digs in her career, with nine in the match to go along with 42 assists.
Craig also into fourth place in ISU history in assists with 2,491.
Texas Tech (11-18, 4-14) was held to just a .126 hitting percentage
despite 15 kills from Philister Sang.
"It was nice to be able to win in three games," said
Johnson. "We have been working hard on the block and I thought that we did a
really good job getting some touches."
IowaState scored the first four points of
game one and went up 9-4 after a Nicole Lorenzen kill. The Red Raiders would cut
into the Cyclone lead but the home team could never overtake the Cyclones. Tech
closed the gap to 24-23 but Ferrie's fifth kill of the game ended the Red
Raider's rally. Jessen pounded a kill to give the Cyclones a 30-27 win. Ferrie
and Jessen led the way with five first game kills. Amanda Craig assisted ISU to
19 kills in the first game as ISU hit .250 to go up
After Texas Tech notched the first four points of game two, ISU rattled
off nine of the next 11 points to take the lead. After Tech rallied back to cut
the IowaState lead to one at 10-9, the
Cyclones scored three straight, including a kill by Lorenzen and a solo block by
Craig. ISU scored the final five points of the game, two of which were service
aces by Churm, to win the game 30-23. The Cyclones hit .289 and posted six
blocks in the game to go push their lead to 2-0.
Game three saw the teams battle with the Cyclones taking the lead at
18-17. ISU would score four straight to stretch the lead to 22-17. Texas Tech
battled back, eventually taking the lead at 28-27. But ISU would not be denied
as they rallied to score the next three points and win 30-28 and sweep the Red
IowaState will be take the court again on
Wednesday evening when they face Texas A&M in College
Station, Texas. First serve is