October 5, 2006

Addie Webster Leads Eagles to Second Straight Victory

Oct. 5, 2006

Final Stats

After a slow start in the Big Sky Conference, the Eastern Washington University women's volleyball team got just what they needed Thursday night (Oct. 5) as the Eagles beat Montana State 3-1 in Bozeman, Mont.

The Eagles (9-7, 2-5) won their second straight conference match with the victory. The game scores were 30-26, 30-24, 24-30, 30-26.

Addie Webster led Eastern with 27 kills and 18 digs. Brittney Page also had a double-double for the Eagles with 15 kills and ten digs. Three other Eagles also had double digit kills in the match: Kerri Beck (14), Chrystal Johnson (12) and Stephanie Baker (ten).

Mandy Daniels led the Eagles in digs with 24 and Amanda Yausie led in assists with 55.

Eastern hit .242 for the match and held the Bobcats to a .189 hitting percentage. The Eagles had 81 kills to 51 for Montana.

With the win, the Eagles are tied for seventh place in the BSC with Northern Arizona (6-10, 2-5). Both teams are just a half game back of Montana State for sixth place (2-4, 6-9).

EWU will try to continue to move up in the conference rankings as they play at Montana (4-2, 7-8) Saturday (Oct. 7) at 6:00 p.m. The next home match for the Eagles will be Wednesday Oct. 11, as Eastern will host Idaho in a non-conference match at 7:05 p.m in Reese Court in Cheney, Wash.

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