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Provo • The BYU women's volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 win over the San Francisco Dons in straight sets (25-15, 25-16, 25-10).
McKenna Miller had nine kills for BYU (13-1, 2-0 West Coast Conference), and teammate Lyndie Haddock had a career-high seven kills, 25 assists and five blocks. Amy Moswell added six kills.
After the Dons scored the first three points of the game, the Cougars responded by scoring seven of the next eight points. The teams traded spurts until the Cougars ended the set with a 9-1 run, capped with a kill from Haddock.
In the second set, the Dons and Cougars traded the lead back and forth before BYU took a 16-9 advantage off an 8-1 run. BYU stayed ahead by at least four points on its way to a 20-15 lead. A kill from Miller sparked a 5-1 run that boosted the Cougars to win the second set.
A kill from Amy Boswell propelled the Cougars to a 12-4 lead to open the final set.BYU bounded to a 21-6 lead, and the Cougars claimed the final point with an ace from junior Madeline Graham.
New Mexico State 3, Utah Valley 2 • In Las Cruces, N.M., fell to the defending Western Athletic Conference champion Aggies in a dramatic five-set thriller (18-25, 25-23, 23-25, 25-15, 16-14).
New Mexico State (11-4, 2-0 WAC) won its fifth consecutive game and its 16th straight in conference play. UVU (4-11, 0-2 WAC) was led by Lexi Thompson, with 18 kills, eight digs and four blocks.
The Wolverines grabbed an early 7-3 lead before the Aggies went on a 6-2 run to tie the set at 9. The score was knotted again at 12, and the Wolverines scored eight of the next nine points to take a 20-13 lead, then pushing to win the first set.
Utah Valley trailed 21-16 in the second set, but pulled within two at 23-21, with a 5-2 run capped by back-to-back service aces from freshman Lindsey Tagge.
No. 17 Colorado School of Mines 3, Westminster 0 • In Salt Lake City, the Orediggers swept the Griffins, who notched their sixth consecutive loss. Colorado Mines (10-2, 4-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) had 14 kills and six blocks from Alana Winfield in the victory over Westminster ( 2-10, 0-4 RMAC).
SLCC 3, Southern Nevada 0 • In Taylorsville, the Bruins clinched their first conference win of the season with a victory over the Coyotes (7-11, 0-2 Scenic West Athletic Conference). Sophomore Jade Timothy led SLCC (13-6, 1-1 SWAC) with 10 kills.
Northern Arizona 3, Southern Utah 0 • In Cedar City, the Lumberjacks swept the Thunderbirds, handing them their eighth consecutive loss.
San Diego State 3, Utah State 2 • In San Diego, Calif., the Aggies lost to the Aztecs (26-28, 25-19, 24-26, 25-7, 15-13). In the final set, Utah State (6-7, 1-1 Mountain West) stayed within two points of San Diego State (9-6, 1-0 MW) and tied the score at 13 before the Aztecs scored two more points to win the set and match.
Weber 3, Portland State 1 • In Ogden, the Wildcats dropped the first set before coming back to win three straight (22-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-18. Andrea Hale and Megan Thompson led Weber State (10-1, 1-1 Big Sky), with 17 and 15 kills, respectively.
SLCC 1, Snow College 1 • In Ephraim, the Bruins and Badgers battled to a draw for the second time in two days.
No. 18 Utah Valley, UC Davis 0 • In Davis, Calif., Alex Neff scored in the first half and the Wolverines shut out the Aggies (4-3-2). Neff scored in the 21st minute off an assist from Skyler Milne and Utah Valley (7-2-0) earned its fourth shutout in five matches.
SLCC 4, Snow College 3 • In Ephraim, the Bruins won their fourth straight game with a victory over the Badgers.
SUU at Roy Griak Invitational • In Falcon Heights, Minnesota, SUU men's cross country came in last out of eight teams. The women's team finished 22nd.