Sophomore Brooke Buringrud led the Wildcats with 17 kills, and sophomore Randy Goodenough and freshman Whitney Dosty added nine kills apiece. Freshman Alanna Resch tallied a career-best seven kills with a match-high .385 hitting percentage, and senior Stephanie Butkus added a match-best 45 assists.
“We just didn’t have enough players on the sidelines,” head coach Dave Rubio said. “We didn’t perform our skills well enough to get any rhythm going. Everyone needs to be on for us to play well. Tonight we had several players not on.”
As a team,
The Wildcats struggled in game two, allowing the Cougars to pounce on a 30-22 win.
Game three was all about scoring runs, and WSU got the better of the Cats with a 30-26 win. With the game notched at 4-4,
Game four was close early, with the score tied at 15-15 halfway through.