College Roundup: VU women too much for Bethesda

November 09, 2013


Vanguard 93, Bethesda 67

Samantha Doucette scored 24 points and Taylor Belmont added 21 points and 12 assists for the Lions in the nonconference game Saturday night at the Pit.

Melissa Norman contributed 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Nicole Ballestero and Jordie Smith scored 10 points each for Vanguard (2-0), which led, 54-24, at halftime.


Bethesda is 0-3.


UC Irvine 11, UC San Diego 10

Freshman Kyle Trush scored the game-wining goal with 17 seconds left to lift the host Anteaters in the nonconference game Saturday.

Trush scored on a tip shot off a feed from Bojan Hrlec to help the No. 9-ranked 'Eaters (12-10) snap a seven-game losing streak.

The game was tied seven times.

UCI senior Mitch Wise led UCI with five goals, while Trush had four.

Senior Alex Kazmier played the final three quarters in goal for UCI and made some clutch stops among his eight saves.

UCSD, ranked No. 10, is 12-13.

UCI heads is at Pacific Saturday and at Cal Sunday in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation contests.


Vanguard def. San Diego Christian

EL CAJON — Sarah McKinny had nine kills to help lead the No. 10-ranked Lions to a 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 Golden State Athletic Conference win Saturday night.

Rachael Barker added eight kills, while Kelly Heenan led Vanguard (20-6, 8-4 in conference) with 17 digs. Morgan Haner had 11 digs and Carla Cantarella had 10 digs for the Lions.

San Diego Christian is 6-20, 4-8.

UC Irvine def. UC Davis

Freshman Cassidy Pickrell tied her career-high with 17 kills and set a new career-best with six blocks and nine digs to lead the Anteaters to a 22-25, 18-25, 25-16, 25-17, 15-9 Big West Conference win at the Bren Center Saturday.

Middle blocker Arielle Manz recorded her own career record with nine block assists to go with six kills and four service aces for UCI (12-13, 3-8 in conference).

Outside hitter Marisa Bubica came off the bench to play for the first time since Oct. 19 and added 11 kills. Middle blocker Shannon Fleming recorded nine kills, while outside hitters Allison Lee and Aly Squires each chipped in seven kills each. Squires also totaled 10 digs and three blocks. Libero Arden Davis recorded a team-high 18 digs, while Hannah Nabbout had 13 and Molly Yoder tallied 11 digs. Setter Shelley Anderson posted 50 set assists, two aces and six digs in the victory.

UC Davis is 14-11, 6-6.

Cal State Northridge def. UC Irvine

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