Fairchild Sparks Lobos In Shutout Over Dartmouth
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  09/09/2006
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Sept. 9, 2006

Box Score

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Sophomore Jeanne Fairchild led the Lobo volleyball team (4-5) to their third straight win, setting New Mexico up to win the Comcast Lobo Invitational. With the 3-0 shutout over Dartmouth (0-2), UNM and Cal State Fullerton will play for the tournament title tonight at 7 p.m.

Fairchild put down seven kills in game one en route to the Lobos' 30-21 win. Dartmouth trailed by just two at 14-12 when Fairchild connected on a pass from sophomore Sarah Kwasigroch, sparking a 10-5 UNM run.

In game two, Fairchild started the team with a 3-0 run. Five straight Big Green errors led to an 8-2 Lobo lead. Dartmouth evened the match at 10 and traded points with New Mexico to 15-15. Junior Jennifer Heasty served up three points, giving UNM the lead it needed to go on to the 30-24 win.

Game three began with both teams battling for more than a two point advantage. At 7-7, Fairchild recorded a kill and a block to start the Lobos' 6-1 run. Dartmouth rallied to within two at 17-15 when New Mexico strung together a 13-2 run, going on to the 30-17 win.

For the match, the Lobos hit .356 (40K-8E-90TA) while holding the Big Green to an .048 (40K-34E-124TA) percentage. Fairchild hit .458 on 14 kills and three errors on 24 attacks. She also recorded six digs and three blocks. Kwasigroch handed out 33 assists and eight digs.

Thursday, August 20
6:30 PM - 
vs. Cherry vs. Silver
Friday, August 28
8:00 AM - 
at Belmont
3:00 PM - 
at Albany
Saturday, August 29
5:00 PM - 
at Ball State