Volleyball Takes Consolation Match Of Thanksgiving Tournament
 
Blair Wilkes finished with 11 kills and eight blocks in her final collegiate game on Saturday afternoon.
Blair Wilkes finished with 11 kills and eight blocks in her final collegiate game on Saturday afternoon.
 
 
 

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.

Blair Wilkes and Jodi Hendricks contributed 11 and 10 kills respectively. Wilkes also finished with eight blocks, three solo and five assisted.

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
All-Tournament Team
UNLV Blair Wilkes
UNLV Leiana Oswald
Weber State Holly Montano
Weber State Stephanie Kropushek
Arizona State Natalie Harris
Arizona State Kim Mehlhorn

Tournament MVP - Arizona State's Julia Leddy

 

 

 
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