Wildcats Tamed By Rebels|
Sept. 1, 2007
LOS ANGELES - The Rebels improved to 4-1 on the year and 2-0 in the Four Points Sheraton LAX Classic in Los Angeles, Calif., with a 3-1 (30-28, 30-24, 25-30, 30-27) victory over the Northwestern Wildcats (2-2). UNLV was led offensively by double-doubles from Maria Aladjova (12 kills, 11 digs) and Jessica Walters (12 kills, 21 digs).
The Rebels return to action tonight at 7:00 pm, against the host Loyola Marymount Lions in the classic's finale.
UNLV took a 2-0 lead into the intermission between games two and three, but watched as Northwestern cut the lead by one game with a victory in the third set. The Rebels turned things around and won the fourth to take the match.
Melody Nua fell one dig shy of producing a double-double with nine digs and 49 assists.
Northwestern's Lindsay Anderson led nailed down a match-high 20 kills in defeat. Courtnie Paulus and Brittani Gray tallied double-digits in kills with 15 and 13, respectively.
Elyse Glab led the Wildcats in assists with 38, while Kate Nobilio was tops in digs with 21.