OGDEN, Utah – Senior Lindsay Haupt tallied 13 kills and hit a career-high .706 and the Hornets limited Weber State to a .128 hitting percentage as Sacramento State knocked off the Wildcats, 3-0 (30-24, 30-22, 30-19) in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday evening at Swenson Gym.
With the victory, Sacramento State won its season high ninth in a row, and each of the last five wins have come via three-game sweeps. The Hornets improved to 15-3 overall, 4-0 in the Big Sky, and have won 34 of their last 35 matches against conference competition dating back to 2005. In addition, Sacramento State is now 11-2 away from home and has not lost a match outside of Sacramento since a 3-2 defeat at Ole Miss on Aug. 28.
With the loss, Weber State dropped to 5-8 overall and 2-2 in the Big Sky.
Three Hornets tallied double figures in kills, comprised of seniors Missie Stidham (19 kills, 11 digs, .333 hitting percentage), Jennifer Ferguson (11 kills, 11 digs) and Haupt (13 kills). One night after setting a career high with a .682 hitting percentage at Idaho State, Haupt improved that number again tonight, finishing with 13 kills and just one error in 17 attacks. Junior setter Rose Burke led all Hornets with 13 digs.
Sacramento State also finished with 54 digs and 16.0 team blocks. Four Hornets had at least three blocks, comprised of Haupt (8, four of which were solos), senior Michelle Franz (7, three were solos), Burke (4) and sophomore Desiree Hoyum (3).
Micah Lines led Weber State with 14 kills.
Sacramento State continues its four-match road trip with matches next week at Montana (Friday, Oct. 5) and Montana State (Saturday, Oct. 6).