Cherry Sweeps Past Silver In Annual Cherry & Silver Volleyball Match
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  08/23/2003
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Aug. 23, 2003

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Cherry team swept past the Silver in three games, 30-28, 30-24, 30-26, in the annual "Cherry & Silver" volleyball match Saturday afternoon (Aug. 23) at the South Gym of the Johnson Center. Senior Anna Reines (Big Lake, Minn.) led all players with 15 kills as she hit .345 for the match, including two blocks and two service aces. Several players played for both squads, including setters Monica Meihack (Fallon, Nev.) and Lindsay Smith (Bakersfield, Calif.), who totaled 33 and 20 assists, respectively.

Sophomore Chelsea Sondrup (Lindon, Utah), who set the single-season block assist record at UNM last season, collected three blocks to go along with a match-high 14 digs and seven kills. Freshman Megan Morris (Los Fresnos, Texas) led all players with six blocks.

Freshman Jessica Jensen led the Silver team with eight kills, while fellow freshman Brandy Atwater (Folsom, N.M.) added seven. Freshman Jennifer Heasty (Westminster, Colo.), who played for the Cherry team, also had an impressive performance by hitting for a .294 attack percentage with nine kills, five digs and two service aces.

New Mexico opens the season next weekend (Aug. 29-30) at the Fresno State Invitational. The Lobos' first match is against host Fresno State Friday, Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. PT. On Saturday, UNM plays Cal Poly at noon PT and Idaho State at 5 p.m. PT.

Thursday, September 25
7:00 PM - 
at San Josť State
Saturday, September 27
3:00 PM - 
at Nevada
Thursday, October 02
6:30 PM - 
vs. Utah State
Saturday, October 04
12:00 PM - 
vs. Boise State
Thursday, October 09
7:00 PM - 
at San Diego State
Saturday, October 11
7:00 PM - 
Thursday, October 16
7:00 PM - 
vs. Colorado State
Saturday, October 18
2:00 PM - 
vs. Wyoming
Monday, October 20
7:00 PM - 
vs. New Mexico State