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Volleyball: Idaho Falls on the Road Again

October 13, 2016

After a four home game stretch, the Idaho volleyball team traveled to Ogden, Utah, to face Weber State Thursday.

Errors plagued the Vandals (2-5) and lost 3-1 to the Wildcats (21-25, 22-25, 25-20, 23-25).

The Vandals committed 18 attack errors in the first two sets.

Sophomore outside hitter Kaela Straw earned a career-high 21 kills.

Straw also scored Idaho’s first two points in set one.

A 5-0 run put the Wildcats ahead and won the set 25-21.

Weber State (4-3) controlled set two after Idaho committed three attack errors.

Idaho rallied back after a timeout with a 4-0 run and an ace by sophomore setter Haylee Mathis.

Mathis carried Idaho’s setting pace with a career-high 41 assists.

The comeback was short lived. Weber State took set two 25-22

The teams were tied 8-8 in set three when a Weber State service error gave Idaho an opportunity to pull ahead.

A 6-0 run from Idaho featured two more kills by Straw as the Wildcats committed three errors.

Weber State retook the lead 16-15 after a timeout and an Idaho error.A kill by sophomore outside hitter DeVonne Ryter helped Idaho take set three 25-20.

Weber State led in set four until an error moved Idaho to the front 13-12.

The Wildcats took the lead back after two service errors by Idaho. Weber State took the set 25-23.

The Vandals had nine service errors Thursday.

Idaho returns home 7 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Gym to play Eastern Washington. The Vandals defeated the Eagle 3-1 Nov. 7, 2015.

Luis Torres can be reached at arg-sports@uidaho.edu or on Twitter @TheLTFiles

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