Anonymous | Posted: 9 Oct 1999 | Updated: 9 Oct 1999

BYU Women's Volleyball Team Cruises Past Aztecs

PROVO -- With every player seeing playing time, the No. 10 BYU women's volleyball team cruised past San Diego State 15-7, 15-6, 15-11, Saturday.

The win improved the Cougars' overall record to 12-2. They remain undefeated in the Mountain West Conference at 4-0.

The Cougars were led offensively by sophomore middle blocker Nina Puikkonen, who finished with 17 kills and a .682 hitting percentage. All-American setter Anna-Lena Smith was also outstanding, finishing with 31 assists and a team-high five blocks.

"We played pretty steady all three games," BYU coach Elaine Michaelis said. "That allowed us to get some people some experience that will really help us in the future."

A big part of the Cougars' future is freshman standout Sunny Tonga. Tonga was also in double-digits in kills with 10. Senior outside hitter Caroline Bower led the Cougars with nine digs while also adding nine kills.

Christine Pfrezinger led the Aztecs, who hit -.019 for the match, with six kills. Lisa Bostan finished with nine digs.

BYU will face Utah Friday at 7 p.m. in Salt Lake City.

Volleyball Box Score

SAN DIEGO Aztecs vs Brigham Young (Oct 09, 1999 at BYU PROVO UT)

SAN DIEGO Aztecs | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN

## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE

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1 HALLQUIST, Amy...... 3| 3 5 15 -.133| 1| 0 0| 0| 5| 0 0 0| 0

2 BOSTAN, Lisa........ 3| 4 3 12 .083| 7| 0 2| 1| 9| 0 0 0| 0

5 MAGNUSON, Katie..... 3| 1 4 9 -.333| 0| 0 0| 0| 5| 0 1 0| 0

6 CANSDALE, Melissa... 2| 0 2 3 -.667| 0| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0

7 DICKSON, Melissa.... 3| 3 1 5 .400| 19| 0 2| 0| 4| 0 1 0| 1

9 PFREZINGER, Christin 3| 6 1 12 .417| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 1 1| 0

12 ALLEN, Jessica...... 3| 0 0 2 .000| 0| 0 2| 0| 6| 0 0 0| 0

14 GRADY, Erin......... 3| 5 5 15 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 4 0| 0

15 EVANS, Jamie........ 3| 5 7 23 -.087| 0| 0 0| 1| 7| 1 3 1| 0

17 DINARDO, Brooke..... 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0

18 SOLBERG, Monet...... 2| 1 2 12 -.083| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0

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Totals.............. 3| 28 30 108 -.019| 27| 0 7| 2| 39| 1 10 2| 1

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0

Game K E TA Pct

1 11 8 40 .075 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS

2 9 11 35 -.057 SAN DIEGO Aztecs.... 7 6 11 7-9 1-2

3 8 11 33 -.091 Brigham Young....... 15 15 15 12-2 4-0

Brigham Young | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN

## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE

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2 WHITTAKER, Natalie.. 3| 0 1 2 -.500| 0| 0 2| 0| 6| 0 0 0| 0

3 SMITH, Anna-Lena.... 3| 0 3 4 -.750| 31| 0 1| 0| 2| 0 5 0| 0

5 RHEAD, Amy.......... 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0

6 KENNEDY, Emily...... 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 0 0| 0

7 BRINTON, Martha..... 1| 0 0 1 .000| 5| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 1

8 BOWER, Caroline..... 3| 9 4 30 .167| 1| 1 0| 0| 9| 0 0 0| 0

9 PUIKKONEN, Nina..... 3| 17 2 22 .682| 0| 0 1| 0| 8| 0 4 0| 0

10 BUNDY, Jackie....... 2| 3 2 9 .111| 1| 0 2| 0| 2| 1 2 1| 0

11 BARRUS, Alyssa...... 2| 1 0 3 .333| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 4 0| 0

12 LAYTON, Melissa..... 2| 5 2 9 .333| 0| 0 2| 0| 3| 1 1 0| 0

15 TONGA, Sunny........ 3| 10 3 27 .259| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0

17 OTTESON, Michelle... 1| 0 1 1-1.000| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0

18 O'REILLY, Lindsey... 1| 1 3 4 -.500| 1| 1 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0

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Totals.............. 3| 46 21 112 .223| 39| 2 9| 0| 37| 2 16 1| 1

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 10.0

Game K E TA Pct

1 17 4 40 .325 Site: BYU PROVO UT (SMITHFIELD HOUSE)

2 15 8 37 .189 Date: Oct 09, 1999 Attend: 543 Time: 1H 15M

3 14 9 35 .143 Referees: VERNA KLUBNIKIN, ANNETTE COTTLE, KAREN MARSHALL

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