RENO — The Nevada volleyball team (10-20, 8-10 MW) fell in straight sets Saturday to Boise State (17-13, 10-8 MW), 25-22, 25-23 and 25-17.
Senior Madison Foley, a Dayton High graduate, led things for the Pack with 16 kills and a .417 hitting percentage. Sophomore Dalyn Burns finished the year with a double-double, recording 30 assists and 11 digs. Freshman Kayla Afoa also got into double figure digs with her 10. Junior Peighton De Von tied for match high honors, putting down three blocks.
The Pack’s three graduates, including Foley, De Von and junior Gabby Szachara, were honored after the match. Sophomore Grace Crowley was also honored, ending her career due to lingering medical issues.
Boise State got out to an early lead, going up be as much as 10-4 to start the match. However, the Wolf Pack threatened late, going on a 8-4 run to come within one, 21-20. The hot streak would end there, though, as the Broncos went on to win set one 25-22.
The Broncos jumped out to another early lead, forcing the Wolf Pack to call a timeout trailing 13-9. Nevada then came alive, going on a 6-2 run to take its first lead of the set at 16-15. The lead wouldn’t last, though, as the Broncos were able to complete the comeback and take set two 25-23.
Set three went all Boise’s way as they took the final frame 25-17 and the match 3-0.