Cruising Past Capilano
September 4, 2013
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – In an atypical, offsite, home opener at College of the Canyons, The Master’s College women’s volleyball team topped Capilano University (British Columbia, Canada) 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-16), lifting their overall record to 7-1.
The beginning of set one was tight with four early tie scores (5-5, 6-6, 7-7, 8-8) until Sam Dougherty (Madera, CA) delivered a kill, bringing the score to 9-8. From there, the Lady Mustangs held a strong lead en route to a 25-18 victory.
Despite a late Capilano rally, frame two was controlled by the Lady Mustangs from the start as the squad cruised to another 25-18 victory.
Frame three was highlighted by the Lady Mustangs posting an 8-0 run in the heart of the set, giving TMC a 20-8 advantage. Solo kills from Ashley Newton (Henderson, NV), Aubrey Pyburn (Burbank, CA) and Allison Child (Shingle Springs, CA) accompanied a pair of kills from Dougherty and concluded the third frame at 25-16, giving the Lady Mustangs their seventh win of the season.
Dougherty finished the night with 17 kills, Aubrey Bekendam (Orland, CA) notched 24 assists, while Rebecca Peluffo (La Crescenta, CA) claimed 14 digs.
The Lady Mustangs now hit the road for the 2013 Menlo College tournament in Atherton. The two-day tournament will pit TMC against Wayland Baptist (TX) and Menlo on Friday, followed by Mills and William Jessup on Saturday.