PASADENA, CA - The Caltech women's volleyball team hosted a pair of matches against Bay Area foe Mills on Saturday.
Match 1 - Caltech 3, Mills 0 (Box Score)
Playing their best and most effective match of the season, the Caltech women's volleyball team swept Mills 3-0 (25-18, 25-9, 25-10) on Saturday afternoon.
The Beavers got a solid hitting performance from Paige Logan. The senior had a match high 15 kills and a .387 hitting percentage. She also set a personal season high with nine digs.
Just as effective for the Beavers offense was Catherine Jamshidi. She tallied a 10-kill effort on 15 swings with just one error (.600 hitting percentage). Rebekah Kitto and Connie Hsueh each chipped in five kills. Rachel Hess dished out 31 of the teams 34 assists.
As a team the Beavers had 37 kills in helping them compile a season best .478 hitting percentage.
In addition to their offensive exploits, the Beavers recorded a season high 11 service aces.
Match 2 - Caltech 3, Mills 0 (Box Score)
During the day's second match the two teams went back-and-forth throughout but the Beavers came away with a 3-0 (25-15, 28-26, 25-21) win.
Paige Logan recorded a school record 22 kills to aid in the Beavers cause. Earlier this season the senior set the Institute mark for kills in a career.
The first set saw the Beavers serve well as they served four aces and tallied 12 kills en route to the opening set win. The home team never trailed in the stanza.
In an exciting second set the Beaver responded with a rally late in the frame. Down 24-22, the Beavers won three straight points to gain their first set point. On Caltech's third set point they converted as they took a commanding lead in the match.
Caltech rallied late in the final set to pull out the win in three set. With the frame tied at 20-20 the Beavers rode solid serving from Lisa Lee and got a big kill from Logan to seal the win.