Angwin, CA - It was another quick turnaround for the Golden Eagles who traveled to the Napa Valley, after their victory over William Jessup last night, to battle Pacific Union College, early this afternoon. Today's match was the second meeting between the two teams. The Golden Eagles duplicated the first match, by defeating the Pioneers in three straight games, 25-19, 25-19, 25-16.
The Golden Eagles played their third match, in as many days, on their northern California trip. In addition to the victory over William Jessup and PUC, La Sierra began the trip with a win over UC Merced.
Junior middle hitter Ashley Sanchez and senior outside hitter Shelby Madigan each contributed with nine kills. Madigan also pitched in with 12 digs. Colleen Stafford and Tiana Whitlock split the setting duties, with Stafford collecting 14 assists and Whitlock adding nine assists of her own.
With the win, the Golden Eagles improve to 13-6. They will finish up the road trip with a trip to Atherton, CA, to face Menlo College. The Oaks will enter tomorrow night's match with a 3-5 record, looking to snap a five game losing streak. Tomorrow's match is scheduled for a 7pm start. The match will also be streamed live on the Menlo College web stream site or by clicking HERE.