Friday, August 30, 2013

WAC | Seattle U volleyball defeats Big 12 opponent to open 2013 season
Redhawks start season with 3-0 sweep over Texas Tech
  • Seattle U def. Texas Tech 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-22)
  • next: Seattle U @ Weber State | August 30 | 6PM (Pacific)

Seattle University began the regime of new coach James Finley with a big win, defeating Texas Tech 3-0 (25-20, 25-29, 25-22) at the Weber State Wildcat Tournament in Ogden, Utah.

Seattle University won the opening match of the 2013 season against Texas Tech
-photo courtesy Seattle University Athletics

The Redhawks, with Kerry Lane setting, outhit the Red Raiders .242-.143. Martina Samadan led all hitters with 12 kills and 2 errors on 22 attacks (.455); she also had a solo block, two block assists and two service aces.

Last season, Seattle U finished 9-19 (4-14 in WAC) with a final RPI of 227. Texas Tech was 14-18 (3-10 in the Big 12) with a respectable RPI of 96.

Tonight, the Redhawks face host Weber State, 3-2 winners against Grand Canyon earlier today.

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