Reno, NV. – The University of Wyoming made quick work of the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday afternoon. The Cowgirls (16-12, 11-5 MW) brought home a three-set sweep (25-20, 25-17, 25-18) for its second-consecutive road win. It was also the ninth straight-set victory of the season for Wyoming.
Sophomore Halie McArdle led the way for the Brown and Gold on Saturday. She posted a match-high 14 kills, including a .433 hitting clip. Junior Emily Lewis had 11 kills on .360 hitting, while redshirt freshman Jackie McBride added seven kills and junior Reed Copeland recorded six for Wyoming.
McBride added a team-high five total blocks, as freshman Marissa Harmon had three and Lewis and Copeland each had two. Additionally, Harmon led the team with 35 assists. Senior Lily Austin led both teams with 17 digs on Saturday afternoon. She passed former teammate Kayla Slofkiss for eighth all-time and now has 966 digs for her career. With one service ace during the match, Austin, who has 96 for her career, is now two away for tenth-place in Cowgirl history.
Redshirt sophomore Cori Aafedt added nine digs for UW, as McArdle and Harmon each recorded six. Sophomore Madi Fields posted five kills against the Wolf Pack.
Wyoming will face San Diego State on Wednesday for Senior Night and a chance to secure second-place in the MWC. The match is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. inside the UniWyo Sports Complex.