Women’s volleyball team remains perfect in conference play

The Sonoma State University women’s volleyball team picked up two more wins last week to continue its four-game win streak. 

On Wednesday the Seawolves faced San Francisco State at the Wolves’ Den. Coming off two strong wins the previous weekend, the Seawolves were seeking to keep their momentum, and they did just that, defeating the Gators 3-0. The scores for the sets were a dominant 25-14, 25-17 and 28-26.

In the first, set the Seawolves had a total of 11 kills as opposed to the Gators’ seven. For the Seawolves in set two, they had 12 kills and only two errors. As for the Gators in this set, they had 14 kills and only six errors. Despite the better play for the Gators, this clearly didn’t faze the Seawolves, as they still won the set 25-17. 

In the final, set the Seawolves came out fired up, but so did the Gators, making the score of the last set very close at 28-26. When it came to kills for this set, the Gators had a total of 22, as opposed to the Seawolves’ 20. Despite having more kills than the Seawolves, the Gators had two more errors in the final set, which might have been the difference.

The Seawolves almost played flawlessly with again only two errors in the last set. As for the offense for the Seawolves in game one of the week, Calan Seitz held it down with a total of 12 kills on 19 attempts and only one hitting error. Kelsey McIntire and Caiti Wiesner also contributed to the offense for SSU with 11 kills and 10 kills. As for the defensive side for Seawolves in game one, Megan Bohorquez had an great day averaging seven digs per set, ending with a total of 22.

On Friday the Seawolves took on Humboldt State University. Despite the dominating win earlier in the week, the Seawolves came out slow in game two, but were still able to pull off a victory with a score of 3-1, keeping the win streak alive. 

In the first set of the game the Seawolves were down quickly 17-11, but were able bounce back, defeating the Lumberjacks in set one 28-25. Seeing that the Seawolves were struggling, the Lumberjacks knew they had to take advantage of it and did, winning the second set 25-13. Now with the game tied 1-1, the Seawolves were ready to crank it up a notch. In the third set SSU came out ready to play and wasted no time, winning the set 25-19. With the momentum of the game now in favor of the Seawolves, they were able to clinch the final and game deciding set, 25-17. 

For the Seawolves’ offense , it was again Seitz, crushing the ball with a total of 11 kills.  McIntire and Amy Trephan of the Seawolves also got into the mix on offense with a nine kills each. When it came to defense for the Seawolves, it was Bohorquez again collecting 11 digs. 

Although the Seawolves started out slow, they never gave up and now with this win Sonoma State moves to 10-3 overall and 4-0 in CCAA play. The Seawolves with a four-game win streak take on their rival Chico State on Friday and Stanislaus State on Saturday at the Wolves’ Den.