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Home arrow Opinion arrow Yotes end EOUís winning streak

Yotes end EOUís winning streak

CALDWELL, Idaho — The Eastern Oregon University volleyball team had its 15-match win streak come to an end Friday night at the hands of College of Idaho. The Mountaineers lost 25-19, 25-15, 19-25, 25-23 to the Yotes.

Casey Loper led the Mountaineers with 14 kills followed by 11 by Taylor Stewart. Jessalynn Smith recorded 39 digs in the match.

EOU (21-3, 11-1 CCC) and College of Idaho were locked in a tight first set as the set was tied at 3-3 after the first six points. EOU looked to be pulling away as it extended its lead to 8-6 after an attack error by Sofia Anxo.

However, the Yotes mounted a comeback in the set and tied the match at 11. After tying the match, College of Idaho started to pull away as it scored the next five points to take a 16-11 lead. The Mountaineers tried to make a comeback but could not and fell in set one, 25-19.

College of Idaho came out swinging in the second set as the Yotes scored seven of the first 10 points of the set. The Yotes did not let the Mountaineers get anything started in the set and did not get closer than five points in the set. 

Eastern Oregon bounced back in set three. With the set tied at 3-all, EOU scored the next four points to take a 7-3 lead in the set. The Mountaineers did not trail the rest of the set. 

The Mountaineers started off on fire in the fourth set as they scored four of the first six points in the set. However, the Yotes would not go away as they continued to keep the set close. EOU built its lead to three points, 14-11, after two attack errors by Anxo.

With EOU ahead, 14-11, the Yotes scored seven of the next eight points to take an 18-15 lead. EOU found itself down 23-19 before mounting a comeback to tie the match at 23. However, Eastern Oregon could not come all the way back and dropped the set, 25-23. 

Eastern Oregon returns to action Friday against Concordia at 7 p.m.

 
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