Evergreen State Volleyball Weekly Update

9/20/10 - 9/26/10

Geoducks Split Two Matches For the Weekend

The Evergreen State Volleyball team earned a hard fought win last Friday versus the visiting Owls of Oregon Tech. The Geoducks won the emotional five-set thriller by the scores of 25-22, 23-25, 25-23, 16-25, 21-19. Jazzmin Garcia (Soph/Kirkland, WA) had a stellar night posting 23 kills, while adding 11 digs for another double-double on the season. Caitlin Swift (Senior/Seattle, WA) was also very productive for the Geoducks, earning 10 kills, 14 digs and 3 blocks. Erin Mitchell (Freshman/Santa Cruz, CA) dished out 40 assists for the match. Defensively, Chantal Petkus (Junior/Richland, WA) led the way with 36 digs for the evening.

Saturday aftenoon saw the Geoducks take on the 14th-ranked Raiders from Southern Oregon University. SOU swept Evergreen State in three sets (25-10, 25-21, 25-19). Following the first set, the Geoducks were determined to put up a fight, posting one of their best offensive efforts of the season by hitting .314 in the second set. Jazzmin Garcia again led the way on the both sides of the ball with seven kills and 11 digs for the match. Caitlin Swift and Jasmine Horton (Junior/Seattle, WA) each added six kills for the match.

Upcoming Events

The Geoducks head to Portland, Oregon this coming weekend for a pair Cascade Collegiate Conference matches. Friday night, Evergreen State will battle Warner Pacific at 7:00pm. Next, on Saturday evening, the Geoducks will take on Concordia University, also at 7:00pm.

Following their upcoming trip to Portland, the Evergreen State Volleyball team will be home for consecutive weekends. The competition schedule is as follows:

Friday 10/1/10
EVERGREEN STATE vs. Eastern Oregon University 7:00pm

Saturday 10/2/10
EVERGREEN STATE vs. College of Idaho 7:00pm

Friday 10/8/10
EVERGREEN STATE vs. Corban College 7:00pm

Saturday 10/9/10
EVERGREEN STATE vs. Northwest Christian 7:00pm