NAMPA, Id. – Opposite-side hitter Jennica McPherson had a match-high 10 kills and 11 digs as Western Washington University completed a sweep of a tough two-match road trip with a, 25-21, 25-20, 25-18, victory over Northwest Nazarene University in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference volleyball match on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Johnson Sports Center on the NNU campus.
The Vikings, ranked No.10 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association/NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll, improved to 17-3 overall and second in the GNAC standings at 10-2. They began the junket Thursday with a 3-1 triumph at Central Washington.
NNU, which had a three-match winning streak snapped with just its second loss in the last eight matches, fe1l to 13-6 overall and 9-4 in GNAC play. Jenna Caywood led the Crusaders with nine kills.
The win was WWU’s ninth straight over the Crusaders.
McPherson had four kills in a 9-2 run that the Vikings used to close out game three and the match after it was tied for the 11th time at 16-16.
The Vikings host Western Oregon on Thursday, Nov. 7 (7 p.m.), in a GNAC contest at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU camus.