CLAREMONT, Calif. — After dropping a first close set, the No. 15 University of La Verne volleyball team rallied to win the next three sets to score a 3-1 win on the road against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens.
Set Scores: 27-29, 25-16, 25-15, 25-21
Season Impact: The Leopards win their third game in a row and improve to 11-2 overall and 5-1 in SCIAC play. Pomona-Pitzer falls to 5-12 overall and 2-3 in SCIAC play.
Marisa Rojo finished with a team-high 13 kills on .433 hitting percentage in the match to go with 11 digs and a block.
Kelsie Sievers added nine kills and two blocks.
After dropping the first set in extra points, the Leopards started hot in the second set, jumping out to a 10-3 lead. The Leopards never let Pomona-Pitzer back in the set, winning by nine points.
The Leopards were even more dominant in the third, hitting .385 as a team in the set. La Verne closed the game on a 10-4 run to take a 2-1 lead.
Julia Zwaal led the Sagehens with 15 kills.
Next Game: The Leopards return home tomorrow to face the Occidental College Tigers at 6 p.m.