PASADENA, Calif. - In Caltech's SCIAC opener in the Braun Athletic Center on Tuesday night, the Beavers succumbed to the Stags of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 3-0.
C-M-S got off to a blazing start in the first game and finished it easiliy, 25-7.
Caltech, though held its own in the second game, but couldn't get over the hump and fell 25-21. The 21 points by the Beavers were the most tallies in one SCIAC set in more than a year.
The Stags tooks their momentum into the third and maintained their pace with a 25-14 victory.
Katie Peters led the Beavers with eight kills while Paige Logan and Teri Juarez recorded six and five, respectively. Megan Jackson assisted on 15 points while Ying Ying Tran (10) and Deboki Chakravarti (9) supplied a combined 19 of the squad's 36 digs. Peters and Juarez chipped in with seven digs a piece.
Caltech (1-5, 0-1) plays its next two matches on the road as it travels to Redlands on September 24 and Cal Lutheran on September 25.