Cal State Fullerton looks to get back to winning after the Titans' five-match win streak was snapped in a five-set loss at Cal Poly last Saturday. The loss moved CSF from tied for second in the Big West standings, to now tied with UC Santa Barbara for fourth.
Cal State Fullerton's matches this week will be broadcast for free on BigWest.TV. The links are available on the CSF Volleyball schedule page.
Cal State Fullerton's matches this week will have online audio available. The links are available on the CSF Volleyball schedule page.
Live stats for both Fullerton matches this week will be provided. Links will be posted on the CSF Volleyball schedule page when they become available.
Friday is Educator Appreciation and Pink Night at Titan Gym. California K-12 educators, administrators, and college professors can receive up to two free tickets for the match against UC Davis. In addition, the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will be on hand to pass out ribbons and provide breast cancer awareness information for fans. On Saturday, the first 100 fans through the doors will receive a fan as the Titans thank all their supporters.
CSF (11-11, 5-4) VS. UC DAVIS (10-12, 4-5)
Overall Record: 12-4
Home Record: 6-2
Away Record: 6-2
Overall Conference Record: 9-2
Big West Record: 9-2
Current Streak: Won 6
Inside the Numbers: Cal State Fullerton has won its last six matches against the Aggies...after beginning Big West play 0-3, CSF's win over UC Davis on Sept. 29 sparked a five-match win streak for the Titans...Allison Whitson's 3.67 kills per set lead UC Davis and rank sixth in the Big West...Victoria Lee's 1.23 blocks per set leads UCD and ranks third in the league...along with UC Riverside, UC Davis is the only other school in the Big West Conference that the Titans hold advantages in all-time overall and conference wins...the Titans's six-match win streak in the series against UC Davis, is the second longest win streak CSF currently has against a conference opponent, with the other being 16 consecutive wins over UCR...UC Davis' last win at Titan Gym was a five-set win on Oct. 18, 2008.
• Cal State Fullerton 3, UC Davis 2
(Sept. 29, 2012 • The Pavilion • Davis, Calif.)
Kayla Neto hammered home a match-high 27 kills as the Titans ended a six-match skid with a 3-2 (28-26, 19-25, 22-25, 25-16, 15-11) victory over UC Davis at The Pavilion. Neto hit at a clip of .253 for the evening and added 16 digs and three blocks assists as the Titans were able to earn their first win in Big West play. After giving up a 2-1 set lead to Pacific on Friday night, CSF made a comeback Saturday night with wins in the match's final two games while hitting at clips of .289 (game 4) and .308 (game 5). Senior Kaylynne Taeatafa guided the Titan offense with a match-high 57 assists as four players reached double-figure kills including Bre Moreland (15), Leah Best (12) and Lauren Kissell (11). CSF also dropped six service aces in the matches.
CSF (11-11, 5-4) VS. PACIFIC (16-6, 4-5)
Overall Record: 10-47
Home Record: 7-20
Away Record: 3-25
Neutral Record: 0-2
Overall Conference Record: 10-45
Big West Record: 10-39
Current Streak: Lost 3
Inside the Numbers: Cal State Fullerton has lost three consecutive matches to the Tigers...Pacific ranks second in the Big West with a .225 attacking percentage, while also topping the league by limiting opponents to a .151 clip...Pacific's kills per set (13.22) and assists per set (12.48) each rank third in the conference...the Tigers' 17.85 digs per set rank second in the league...Gillian Howard's 1.25 blocks per set rank second in the Big West...the Tigers enter the week on a three-match losing streak after losing three five-set matched to UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 13), Cal State Northridge (Oct. 18) and Hawai'i (Oct. 20).
Last Meeting • Pacific 3, Cal State Fullerton 2)
(Sept. 28, 2012 • Mott Gym • San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
Senior Kayla Neto was not enough at the Alex G. Spanos Center, as Pacific won the final two sets of a five-game marathon to defeat Cal State Fullerton, 3-2 (25-22, 14-25, 20-25, 25-13, 25-13).
After three sets, the Titans had a 2-1 lead over the Tigers (13-2, 1-1 Big West), but after holding Pacific to sub .150 attacking percentages in the second and third games respectively, CSF could not do the same in the match's final sets. Pacific was led by Megan Birch's match-high 20 kills, while the Tigers hit at a clip of .308 in game four and .229 in game five. Hannah Clancy totaled a match-best 26 digs for the Tigers, while Kat Schulz recorded a double-double of 10 kills and 25 digs.
NOTES FROM LAST WEEK
• The Titans are now 3-4 in five-set matches...Fullerton's five-match winning streak was its longest since winning the final nine matches of the 2010 regular season...Kayla Neto's career-high 35 kills at UC Santa Barbara tied for fourth in CSF single-match history…Gabrielle Dewberry's career-high 34 digs tied for sixth in Titan single-match history…Bre Moreland recorded a season high 21 digs at UC Santa Barbara…Julie Consani recorded career highs with 48 assists and 17 digs for her third double-double of the season at UC Santa Barbara…Holland Crenshaw's nine block assists at UCSB were a new career high.
• Kayla Neto has now recorded 10 straight double-double (13 overall) …Neto has now landed at least 20 kills in seven matches in 2012…Bre Moreland recorded her 13th double-double with 15 kills and 16 digs at Cal Poly.
TITANS IN THE BIG WEST
Cal State Fullerton's 1.40 service aces per set rank second in the Big West...the Titans' 2.37 blocks per game rank third in the league...Kayla Neto's 4.30 kills per set rank second in the league, while Bre Moreland's 3.35 average ranks ninth...Julie Consani's 7.32 assists per set rank ninth...two Titans rank in the conference's top-10 for service aces: Bre Moreland (1st; 0.41/s), Kayla Neto (4th, 0.30/s)...Gabrielle Dewberry's 4.73 digs per set rank fourth in the Big West.
Senior Kayla Neto has totaled 1,465 kills during her career at Cal State Fullerton, a number that ranks fourth all-time. She would need to total 37 more kills to pass Erin Saddler's (2007-10) third-place mark of 1,501...Neto's 92 career service aces rank eighth all-time...Neto's 54 career solo blocks rank eighth in Titan all-time history, while her 232 block assists rank fifth...Neto's mark of 286 total blocks rates seventh all-time...In addition, Neto has accumulated 1,727.0 points at CSF, a total that ranks fourth all-time at Fullerton...Neto's 417 sets played ranks sixth all-time. Gabrielle Dewberry's total of 1,085 digs ranks fifth all-time at CSF.
Julie Consani: 46 assists, 13 digs at Nevada (Sept. 6, 2012)
Julie Consani: 41 assists, 12 digs vs. Santa Clara (Sept. 15, 2012)
Julie Consani: 48 assists, 17 digs at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 18 kills, 15 digs vs. SMU (Aug. 25, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 16 kills, 12 digs at Nevada (Sept. 6, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 20 kills, 12 digs vs. Washington State (Sept. 7, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 10 kills, 17 digs vs. Brown (Sept. 14, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 13 digs vs. Santa Clara (Sept. 15, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 17 kills, 13 digs vs. Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 14 kills, 13 digs vs. Hawai'i (Sept. 22, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 15 digs at Pacific (Sept. 28, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 15 kills, 15 digs at UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 14 kills, 10 digs at UC Riverside (Oct. 6, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 12 kills, 16 digs vs. Long Beach State (Oct. 13, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 21 digs at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19, 2012)
Bre Moreland: 15 kills, 16 digs at Cal Poly (Oct. 20, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 10 kills, 10 digs at Pepperdine (Sept. 1, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 11 kills, 11 digs vs. Sacred Heart (Sept. 2, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 12 kills, 10 digs vs. Brown (Sept. 14, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 12 kills, 13 digs vs. Oregon State (Sept. 15, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 13 kills, 12 digs vs. Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 14 kills, 13 digs vs. Hawai'i (Sept. 22, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 16 kills, 21 digs at Pacific (Sept. 28, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 27 kills, 16 digs at UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 21 kills, 14 digs at UC Riverside (Oct. 6, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 27 kills, 19 digs vs. UC Irvine (Oct. 11, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 17 kills, 22 digs vs. Long Beach State (Oct. 13, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 35 kills, 20 digs at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19, 2012)
Kayla Neto: 27 kills, 16 digs at Cal Poly (Oct. 20, 2012)
Kaylynne Taeatafa: 32 assists, 14 digs vs. Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21, 2012)
Kaylynne Taeatafa: 41 assists, 17 digs at Pacific (Sept. 28, 2012)
Kaylynne Taeatafa: 57 assists, 19 digs at UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2012)
Kaylynne Taeatafa: 61 assists, 16 digs vs. UC Irvine (Oct. 11, 2012)