The Utah State University вЂ“ College of Eastern Utah volleyball team returned home from a long road trip to split matches against North Idaho College and the College of Southern Idaho on Friday and Saturday.
USU Eastern swept NIC in a shocker on Friday. NIC was number one in the conference at the time of the match.
вЂњ[The match] gives us momentum for the Region Tournament,вЂќ said co-head coach Grant Barraclough. вЂњIt was a tough week coming from a three-game road trip last week.вЂќ
вЂњWe worked on leading and staying ahead,вЂќ said co-head coach Chelsey Warburton. вЂњIt was a team win.вЂќ
Miranda Parkinson had 10 kills. Joy Malone, Kylie Cordon and Whitney Fieldstead had seven kills each. Abigale Ericson had 13 digs.
The team couldnвЂ™t keep the momentum going against CSI on Saturday, losing 25-20, 14-25, 20-25 and 13-25.
Cordon had nine kills and 18 digs in the match. Danee Merrell chipped in with 25 assists and Ericson had 16 digs.