Volleyball Takes Consolation Match Of Thanksgiving Tournament
Nov. 30, 2002
LAS VEGAS - The UNLV volleyball team won the consolation game over Oral Roberts 3-0 (30-22, 30-22, 30-15) in the UNLV/Hard Rock Thanksgiving Classic at the Thomas & Mack Center. Arizona State won the tournament after defeating Weber State in the final 3-0. UNLV finished third with Oral Roberts taking fourth.
UNLV finishes the season with an 11-20 record, the best since 1999 when the Rebels went 12-14.
Leiana Oswald led the Rebels with 13 kills. She also tallied seven digs and two blocks.
Patricia Assuncao added six kills with a .600 (6-0-10) attack percentage.
Seniors Shannon Chase and Tera Jo Mayes finished with three digs each in their final collegiate game.
Wilkes and Oswald were both named to the all-tournament team. A complete team list follows.
UNLV/Hard Rock Thanksgiving Classic
Tournament MVP - Arizona State's Julia Leddy