Volleyball takes two wins in Seattle Pacific Tournament

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The Dixie State women’s volleyball team took a two-win-two, loss record on the road this weekend as they took on four teams in the Seattle Pacific Tournament.

The Storm started out the tournament 0-3 against California State University, Los Angeles. Dixie lost the last game by only five points on Friday.

But that disappointment didn’t last long as Dixie started a on a two-game win streak later that day. The Storm then defeated California State University, Chico 3-0 six hours later in close sets. The women beat Chico by an average of three points in the last two sets.

The Storm then went head-to-head with Cal Poly Pomona at noon on Saturday in another 3-0 sweep. Senior right side Nicole Koehler averaged 13 points this game with senior outside hitter Maddie Rex coming up close with 12.5 points.

But the Storm let up Friday night as Seattle Pacific University defeated Dixie 3-1. The Storm left the court with 58 total points to SPU’s 70.

The Storm hit the nets in Riverside, California, next Thursday for the GNAC/PacWest Crossover Tournament.