WARRIOR LOSE TO NO. 2 FRESNO PACIFIC AND NO. 23 BIOLA
LCSC Loses First Two Matches of the Season
Aug. 22, 2003
FRESNO, Calif. – The Lewis-Clark State Volleyball team opened its 2003 season Friday losing to No. 23 Biola University and No. 2 Fresno Pacific at the Sunbird Invitational in Fresno Calif.
Lewis-Clark State vs. Biola University
In their first match of the day, LCSC was swept by Biola in three games, 30-12 30-27 and 30-18. The Biola offense was led by Michelle Warkentin and Hannah Timbone. Warkentin and Timbone combined for 33 kills, registering 17 and 16 respectively. Timbone was also a factor on defense with 15 digs and two block assists.
The Warriors offense was led by junior Amanda Page (Albany, Ore.) who had a team-high 12 kills in the match. The outside hitter was also solid on defense adding 11 digs and a block assist to her totals. Standout senior Amy Flaig (Missoula, Mont.) was strong on offense recording nine kills and three service aces.
LCSC senior Kim Conder (Puyallup, Wash.) was a stronghold on defense, recording a team-high 15 digs, two block assists, and six kills. Junior transfer Anna Johnson (Junction City, Ore.) had a great debut for the Warriors, recording 30 assists and five digs in the match.
Biola’s Amy Fisher recorded a match-high 18 digs while teammate Katieanne Clarendon added 16 in the winning effort.
Lewis-Clark State vs. Fresno Pacific University
In their second match of the day, the Warriors squared off against the No. 2 team in the nation in Fresno Pacific. The Sunbirds (1-0) were led offensively by Mesha Wimer and Lin Gao. Wimer recorded a match-high 15 kills while Gao added 12 in the win.
Warrior newcomer Anna Johnson impressed again, registering a team-high 10 digs. Outside hitter Kim Conder led LCSC offensively with seven kills while adding five digs on the defensive end. Defensive specialist Allison Adcock (Vacaville, Calif.) and freshman Dawn Ingham added five digs each.
The Warriors play Saturday at 12:00p.m. vs. Southern Oregon and at 4:00p.m. vs. Azuna Pacific. The team returns home Aug. 28 against Oregon Tech and then hosts the Holiday Express Invitational Aug. 29 and 30.