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UW Cowgirls topple Spartans in four sets on the road

UW outside hitter Paige Lauterwasser goes for a kill over San Jose State blockers. (via Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball X/Twitter)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team came out on top Saturday afternoon on the road, beating San Jose State in four sets. It was a tightly contested four sets, but the Pokes prevailed 25–23, 25–21, 27–29, 25–13.

The Cowgirls controlled the majority of the first and second sets and were able to hold off late SJSU rallies to take a 2–0 lead in the match. After the Spartans prevailed in a back-and-forth third set, Wyoming bounced back in a big way to close things out in the fourth set, cruising to victory in the final set.

Wyoming hit a terrific .328 in the victory while holding the Spartans to just a .160 team hitting percentage.

Paige Lauterwasser had the best match of her young career, setting a career-best with a team-high 13 kills. Corin Carruth also logged double-digit kills in the win with 10, while Rylee Schulz added nine kills. Sarah Holcomb and Tierney Barlow added eight and seven, respectively.

At the net, the Cowgirls imposed their will defensively on San Jose State. Kasia Partyka, Barlow and Holcomb all tallied six blocks.