East Bay Claims Dramatic Five-Set Win Over SFSU

  • November 7, 2009

Box score

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Playing one of their best matches of the season, the Pioneer women's volleyball team defeated San Francisco State 3-2 on November 7. The scores were 25-20, 17-25, 23-25, 25-23, 16-14.

Trailing 2-1, the Pioneers cameback in the fourth set. A service error and an attack error by the Gators, gave the Pioneers a 23-21 advantage. A kill by Cara Crowder maintained a 24-22 lead for the Pioneers. Brianna Bryant's kill sealed the fourth set for the Pioneers.

In the fifth set, Bryant had a kill to give the Pioneers a 14-13 lead. A kill by the Gators tied the score 14-14. A pair of attack errors by the Gators enabled the Pioneers to win the five-set thriller.

Bryant led the Pioneers with 18 kills and a .484 hitting percentage. Katie Gellerman had 14 kills and completed a double-double with 17 digs. Crowder contributed to the Pioneer victory with 11 kills. Katie Glomb and Sukhjit were both solid on defense with 22 and 21 digs respectively.

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