Volleyball Hits the Road for Weekend Tourney at UNLV

Volleyball Hits the Road for Weekend Tourney at UNLV

Sept. 4, 2008

UNLV Volleyball Tournament, Cox Pavillion, Las Vegas, Nevada
Friday, Sept. 5 vs. Miami (Ohio), 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6 at UNLV, Noon
Saturday, Sept. 6 vs. No. 10 Wisconsin, 4:30 p.m.


Aug. 29, Win, 3-2 over Delaware
Aug. 30, Win, 3-0 over UNC Greensboro
Aug. 30, Loss, 0-3 to Pepperdine

LET'S GET IT STARTED: The Titans take to the road this weekend for their second tournament of the young season. They will face Miami of Ohio and Wisconsin as well as host UNLV.

Fullerton went 2-1 to take second place in its Radisson Suites Buena Park Classic over Labor Day Weekend. The most exciting match occurred on Friday night as Fullerton pulled out a 3-2 victory over Delaware. Trailing 2-1 in sets, the Titans won set No. 4, 25-17, and then won the tie-breaker, 18-16, on their third match-point serve.

Saturday produced a pair of sweeps. The Titans handled North Carolina-Greensboro, 3-0, but then lost the championship match by the same score to Pepperdine.

Brittany Moore posted three double-doubles to lead the Titans on the statistical page.

FOLLOW THE TITANS IN VEGAS: All three matches will be able to be followed via GameTracker. Follow the link from the home or volleyball schedule pages at www. fullertontitans.com to follow the computerized game inerface from your computer.

VS MIAMI (OHIO): Friday's match will mark the first meeting between the two teams.

VS UNLV: The Titans and Rebels have met five times dating back to 1985. UNLV is leading the all-time series 3-2, with the Titans losing the last meeting in 2003 in Las Vegas.

VS NO. 10 WISCONSIN: Fullerton and Wisconsin have never met in a volleyball match.

ALL TOURNEY FOR MOORE AND DAY: Brittany Moore (Orange Calif.) and Sarah Day both earned All Radisson Suites Buena Park Volleyball Classic all-tournament honors this past weekend. Moore posted three double-doubles (kills/digs). Moore led the team with 39 totall kills, good for 3.55 a game, as well as posting solid defensive numbers with 41 digs and two solo blocks. Sarah Day (Huntington Beach, Calif.) Finished right behind moore with 30 kills on the weekend (2.73 a game), two aces and five block assists.

TOUGH SCHEDULE: No. 10 Wisconsin is one of six currently ranked Titan opponents this year. Fullerton will also be facing, Cal (5), UCLA (6), Cal Poly (14), San Diego (21) and Long Beach State (23) later in the schedule. Pepperdine, which beat the Titans in three games over the weekend, is receiving votes in the AVCA Top 25 Poll this week.


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