HAMMOND, La. — The Wildcats have found Louisiana to be a downright hospitable place.
Led by redshirt freshman Rebecca Fuchs’ 31 kills and 18 digs, the Weber State volleyball team stormed to consecutive wins on Friday at the Tangi Tourism Lion Classic.
After an early-morning wake-up call, Weber State defeated Southern University in straight sets, winning 25-15, 25-11, 25-15, and then rallied from a one-set deficit in the afternoon to defeat tournament host Southeastern Louisiana 21-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-21 at University Center.
Fuchs had 13 kills, six digs, and three aces in the opening match against the Jaguars, hitting .450, and then followed that up with a career-high 18 kills and a career-high 12 digs, while hitting .386, in the second match.
The ’Cats play twice today.
• WSU SOCCER DROPS MATCH WITH UTEP: At El Paso, Texas, the Weber State soccer squad was shut out 3-0 in women’s soccer action on Friday evening.
WSU gave up two goals in the first 18 minutes. The Wildcats play at New Mexico State on Sunday.