Westmont Volleyball found a return trip to La Mirada to its liking, despite the August heat in southern Los Angeles County. After going 2-2 last weekend at the Biola/Red Lion-Anaheim Summer Slam, the Warriors improved two 4-2 today with a 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-17) victory over the Stars of Oklahoma City (0-1) and a three game sweep of Life Pacific (0-3) by scores of 25-9, 25-12 and 25-12.
Junior Jessica McCann and senior Sydney Striff led the way for the Warriors against the Stars. McCann tallied 15 kills while committing just two errors on her way to a .464 attack percentage. Striff notched 12 kills and hit .258. As a team, the Warriors tallied nine assists in the four set match.
Tied at 16 in the first set, the Stars produced a 6-1 run to take a 22-17 advantage. The Stars closed out the first set with two kills by Jami-Ran Renwick (14 kills, .385 attack percentage) and one by Tori Leisure (15 kills, .353 attack percentage)
In the second set, Westmont jumped out to a 3-0 lead on kills by senior captain Marissa Fuerst (5 kills, .357 attack percentage) and Stiff and a set error by the Stars. The Warriors did not relinquish the advantage the rest of the way.