Volleyballers Fall to Arizona, 3-0
November 20, 1998
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Washington volleyball team began the final week of the conference season Friday with a 3-0 loss to 19th-ranked Arizona at McKale Center. Game scores were 15-4, 15-5 and 15-13.
After struggling through games one and two, it looked as though the Huskies might suffer their worst loss of the season. In game three, however, the Huskies jumped to a 6-1 lead, and despite falling behind 11-8, had a 13-11 lead before falling, 15-13.
The Huskies' 22 points over the three games marked their second-lowest output of the year. Washington fell to 7-14 overall and 6-11 in the Pac-10 with the loss. Arizona improved to 20-6, 11-6.
Washington got 15 kills from Leslie Tuiasosopo, the only Husky to reach double figures in kills. Four Wildcats reached double-digits, led by Marisa DaLee's 14. Raelene Elam and Nicole McIntyre each had four service aces in the match.p
The Huskies conclude the Pac-10 schedule Sunday at Arizona State.
PAC-10 VOLLEYBALL at McKale Center, Tucson, Ariz. #19 Arizona def. Washington, 15-4, 15-5, 15-13 Kills: UW 41 (Leslie Tuiasosopo 15), UA 57 (Marisa DaLee 14). Hitting Pct.: UW .278, UA .198. Assists: UW 34 (Angie Short 20), UA 49 (Dana Burkholder 45). Digs: UW 42 (Allison Richardson 7), UA 50 (Keisha Johnson Demps 11). Blocks: UW 8, UA 6. Att. - 745.