Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
09-15-2007 Volleyball Sweeps Davidson
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 15, 2007
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Tucson , Ariz. ?C The Arizona volleyball team won its sixth-consecutive match with a sweep over visiting Davidson (5-7) in the Four Points University Plaza Arizona Invitational on Saturday afternoon in McKale Center.? Game scores were 30-21, 30-16 and 30-21, as the Wildcats improve to 10-2 on the season.

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Arizona hit just .167 (35-20-90) as a team, but held Davidson to a -.027 (29-32-11) hitting mark.? UA also posted 11 blocks and eight service aces.

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Individually for Arizona, junior Randy Goodenough posted 15 kills on .423 hitting (15-4-26) and six blocks, earning Arizona Invitational Most Valuable Player honors.? Senior Dominique Lamb finished with seven kills and four blocks, and freshman Tiffany Owens added six kills.? Freshman Paige Weber tallied 30 assists, and freshman Stephanie Snow chipped in with a match-high seven blocks.? Sophomore Alanna Resch posted 19 digs and earned Arizona Invitational All-Tournament honors.

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In the first game, Arizona ran out to an early 10-3 lead and held that distance the rest of the way, despite hitting .103 (9-6-29).? Davidson chipped away at the UA lead and trailed 26-20, but Arizona sealed a 30-21 game one win with a 4-1 scoring run at the end.

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Arizona hit just .083 (9-7-24) in the second game, but used a 10-2 run at the end of the game to secure a 30-16 win.

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The Wildcats completed the sweep in the third game, but not after a fight from Davidson.? Arizona led 21-12, but Davidson went on an 8-3 run to cut the deficit to 24-20.? Arizona responded with a 6-1 run down the stretch to hold off Davidson and seal the win.

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Arizona opens Pac-10 play next week as the Wildcats travel to Los Angeles to face No. 5 UCLA on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m., and No. 4 USC on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.

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Four Points University Plaza Arizona Invitational

All-Tournament Team

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Jodi Hardin, Cal State Bakersfield

Sarabeth Peele?, Davidson

Lauren Kellerman, UC Irvine

Taryn Robertson, UC Irvine?????????

Alanna Resch, Arizona

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Most Valuable Player:

Randy Goodenough, Arizona
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