USU Volleyball Defeats Nevada 3-0 To Earn Second Seed At Upcoming WAC Tournament

Utah State caps regular season with victory against Nevada
 
Utah State caps regular season with victory against Nevada
 
 

Nov. 19, 2005

Final Stats

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State claimed the second seed in the upcoming Western Athletic Conference tournament with a convincing 3-0 win against Nevada in the final regular season match for both teams here Saturday night.

Both teams entered the match tied for third place with 10-5 records. Hawai'i owned a 15-0 mark with a late night game against Louisiana Tech on Saturday and New Mexico State was second at 11-5.

USU's win ties the Aggies with New Mexico State, but due to tie-breakers, USU enters the tournament as the second seed.

USU won the first game 31-29 and then earned a 30-21 victory in the second game. USU then put the visiting Wolf Pack away in the third game, winning 30-22.

USU's second place conference finish is its best since winning the Eastern Division of the Big West Conference in 1999. In addition to its 11-5 league mark, USU is now 19-11 overall.

The WAC Tournament will begin on Thanksgiving Day in Reno, Nev.

UTAH STATE 3, NEVADA 0 UNR 29 21 22 USU 31 30 30

Statistics will not be available until later tonight due to a computer shutdown. They will be faxed as well as placed on the USU website at www.UtahStateAggies.com

 

 

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