USU volleyball: Top-seeded Aggies open WAC Tournament with four-set win

By Doug Hoffman

For the Deseret News

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 20 2012 10:19 a.m. MST

The fourth frame was much like the first, with back-to-back scoring and neither team opening much of a lead. USU pulled away from a 14-14 tie with two points off a UTA error and an ace by Sorensen, for a 16-14 lead. The gap remained at two points at 21-19, but then the Aggies closed out the set and the match with four-straight points, starting with back-to-back Brainard kills, then a UTA error and Brainard capped it with a solo block.

Tuesday's other semifinal will feature second-seeded Idaho against third-seeded and host UTSA at 3 p.m. (MT). The WAC Championship match is slated for Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 3 p.m. (MT) and will be nationally televised on ESPNU.

Fans can stay up-to-date with WAC Tournament news and information by clicking on the "Tournament Central" link on the USU website. All the matches of the WAC Tournament will be streamed by clicking the "Watch Live" links and can also be followed with live stats through the "live stats" link.

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.

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