Pacific Lutheran 3, Whitworth 1
Pacific Lutheran opened Northwest Conference volleyball play Friday night with a 3-1 victory over defending champion Whitworth in front of a boisterous crowd of 550 at Olson Auditorium's Names Family Court.
Puget Sound 3, Whitman 1
The Puget Sound volleyball team hit .240 as a team andJackie Harvey had 19 kills in a 25-22, 25-19, 19-25, 25-19 win over Whitman in Friday's Northwest Conference opener. The No. 11 Loggers (6-2, 1-0 NWC) had three players with double digit kills and four with double digit digs.
Pacific 3, George Fox 2
Alexa Block's (Sr., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) 14 kills led Pacific Friday night as Pacific battled through five sets to give Kip Yoshimura his first win as head coach as the Boxers outlasted George Fox, 25-22, 25-21, 14-25, 10-25, 15-11, in Northwest Conference volleyball action at the Stoller Center.
Linfield 3, Willamette 2
For the third time this season, Linfield outlasted its opponent in five sets, scoring a victory over rival Willamette in the Northwest Conference opener for both teams Friday night at Ted Wilson Gymnasium. The Wildcats snapped a three-match losing streak against the Bearcats, winning 25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 12-25, 15-12.