SDSU Beats Fresno State in Volleyball

Jackie Mendez had 21 kills, Amy Erben added 13 and San Diego State University defeated Fresno State, 15-8, 15-9, 15-17, 15-7 in a Big West Conference match at San Diego. SDSU is 12-2, 3-1 in conference. Fresno State is 9-6 and 0-4.

Jody Connors had 5 kills and 10 digs, but the University of San Diego was defeated by Pepperdine, 15-2, 15-5, 15-2, in a West Coast Athletic Conference match at Pepperdine. USD is 4-8 and 0-2, Pepperdine 3-7 and 0-2.

Claudia Johnson had a match-high 13 kills, but U.S. International University dropped a nonconference match to Cal State Fullerton, 15-8, 15-12, 15-3. USIU is 3-7.



Goalkeeper Brian Siljander had his seventh consecutive shutout as UC San Diego defeated visiting Cal Lutheran, 2-0, in a nonconference game. Alex Savala and Mike Alberts each scored a goal for UCSD (9-0-1), which is ranked sixth in NCAA Division III. Cal Lutheran is 1-3-3.


UC San Diego defeated Occidental, 28-3, and Loyola Marymount, 17-3, in a nonconference doubleheader at UCSD. Joe Risse scored five goals against Occidental, and Dave Calder had five against Loyola Marymount. UCSD, ranked eighth in the nation, is 9-7.