Volleybal Falls At Idaho

Moscow, Idaho-Caitlin Andrade recorded another double-double this season, and Taylor Japhet led the Spartans in kills Thursday night in a match at Idaho.  The Vandals won the match, 25-18, 25-22, 27-25.

Andrade recorded her eighth double-double on the season with 30 assists and 10 digs.  She added four kills on the night.

Japhet again recorded double-digit kills with 12 and led the Spartans in blocks with two, one solo and one assist.

Two other Spartans recorded double-figure digs in the match.  Kristal Tsukano, playing at libero, led the team with 12 digs and added three assists.  Sarah McAtee had 10 digs and was just one kill short of a double-double with nine in the match. 

Others contributing included Kylie Miraldi with six kills, five digs and two service aces, Krista Miller with five kills and seven digs and Alex Akana with three kills, four digs and a block.  Katie Turner added four digs and a kill, while Courtney Zellmer had eight digs.

"We played better tonight," said San Jose State head coach Oscar Crespo.  "We eliminated a lot of the errors we were committing in our passing and serving.  Now, we need to minimize our hitting errors to be successful."

San Jose State travels to Boise State for a match Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. Mountain.

Idaho def. San Jose State - 25-18, 25-22, 27-25.

Kills - San Jose State - Taylor Japhet 12.

Idaho - Sarah Conwell 19.

Records - San Jose State 1-24, 1-13; Idaho 14-13, 10-4.

#                        #                        #