WWU Vikings

WWU wins at Seattle Pacific, 3 games to 1

Right-side hitter Jennica McPherson had 15 kills, 11 digs and four block as Western Washington University defeated Seattle Pacific University, 29-27, 25-12, 25-27, 25-15, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 25, at Royal Brougham Pavilion on the SPU campus.

The Vikings, rated No.11 in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association NCAA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll, improved to 10-3 overall and 3-1 in conference action with their third straight victory.

Besides McPherson, WWU had three other players with double-figure kills as Kayla Erickson had 13, Joellee Buckner 12 and Kelsey Moore 10

The Vikings’ Samantha Hutchinson, the national leader in digs, had a match-high 29.

There were 12 ties and six lead changes in the first set and 13 ties and four lead changes in the third set.