Oct. 29, 2005
LOGAN, Utah - Zuzana Cernianska recorded 21 kills and a career-high 22 digs to lead Utah State's women's volleyball team to a four-game win (30-24, 30-25, 26-30, 30-26) against San Jose State here Saturday night.
With the win, Utah State improves to 15-9 overall and remains in second-place in the Western Athletic Conference with a 7-3 record, while San Jose State falls to 10-12 on the season and 5-5 in league play with the loss.
Along with her 21 kills and 22 digs, Cerninska also hit .326 in the match after missing USU's last contest due to injury. USU also got solid matches from both of its middle blockers as Ingrid Roth had 14 kills and seven blocks and hit .448 in the match, while Erin Graybill had nine kills and eight blocks, and hit .400.
San Jose State was led by Colleen Burke who had 22 kills and Jennifer Senftleben who had 19 kills and 13 digs.
Utah State out-hit San Jose State in the match .284 to .201 as the Aggies had 68 kills and 20 hitting errors as compared to 67 kills and 33 hitting errors for the Spartans. San Jose State did record six more digs than the Aggies (67-61), but USU dominated the net recording 15.5 team blocks as compared to just 5.0 for SJSU.
Next up for Utah State will be its first of three straight home matches as it hosts Idaho on Wed., Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Utah State 3, San Jose State 1 USU 30 30 26 30 SJSU 24 25 30 26