San Francisco, California — #20 Pepperdine Women’s Volleyball was challenged by WCC rival San Francisco in the North District tonight, but the Waves outscored the Dons 25-22, 28-26, 25-18.
Two waves (11-4, 2-2 WCC) hit double digits Grace Chillingworth and Meg Brown Each draws 10, while Chillingworth marks her as 5th With 13 digs and 2 aces in a career double-double, Brown has a .500 success rate on offense.
Chillingworth and Riley Patterson He also excelled on the serve against San Francisco, each returning 18 serves without a single turnover in the entire game.
Meg Brown (Santa Ana, CA/Mater Dei HS): 10 kills, 0.500 hit rate, 4 digs, 2 blocks
Grace Chillingworth (Tustin, Calif./Foothill HS): 10 kills, 2 aces, 13 digs
Isabelle Zelaya (Tomball, Texas/Concordia Lutheran HS): 32 assists, 6 pokers, 3 kills
Riley Patterson (Sonora, CA/Sonora HS/Pacific): 10 digs, 1 ace
Rachel Ahrens (Trabuco Canyon, CA/Tesoro HS): 8 kills, 2 blocks
Emily Helms (Dallas, TX/Highland Park HS): 9 kills
Trinity Stanger (Los Angeles, CA/Viewpoint HS): 9 digs, 1 ace
Pepperdine led the offensive end with 47 kills at .277 and 36 net kills at .143. While Dons had a 5-4 advantage in aces and 5.0-4.0 blocks, Waves led 51-37 in digs. Pepperdine has 7 players with at least 2 kills and 4 players with 8 or more at-bats.
Pepperdine Attack Setup
Set KE TA Pct
1 15 6 37 .243
2 17 7 43 .233
3 15 3 32 .375
TTL 47 16 112 .277
San Francisco’s attack on set
Set KE TA Pct
1 11 6 37 .135
2 15 6 42 .214
3 10 8 33 .061
TTL 36 20 112 .143
play while playing
Pepperdine leads 9-1 after coming from Trinity Stanger including one ace, one from Meg Brown and Rachel Ahrens and multiple attack bugs from across the network. The Waves continued to roll late in the game, leading 19-13 with six points, Ahrens and Emily Helms. Opponents begin to close the gap late in the game, but Meg Brown A 25-22 lead with several kills on the field ended in Waves’ advantage.
The second set was close from start to finish as fans saw 17 draws and seven lead changes. Although Pepperdine kept fighting back to seal the score at 6-6, 12-12 and 20-20, San Francisco seemed to have a slight advantage in the set.However, USF chose the first set point opportunity, but Isabelle Zelaya Sneak on the second touch to tie the score at 24. The Waves beat another set-point option from the Dons, but a pair of kills turned things around and ended the game 28-26 in overtime.
The Waves didn’t mess around in the third set, taking a 5-2 lead before beating 10-1 from the Meg Brown and Hermes.more kills from Emma Amerman Ahrens put the team up 20-6 in the closing stages. Opponents played a few games late in the game, but Pepperdine was able to regain momentum and end the game at 25-18.
On Saturday, Pepperdine will travel to Santa Clara at 1 p.m. to take on the Broncos at the Levy Center.
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