Volleyball: Lobos Lose to Rebels in Three
Las Vegas, Nev. -- The University of New Mexico volleyball team lost to the UNLV Rebels tonight in three games, 30-15, 30-28, 30-25 to fall to 6-13 overall and 1-5 in the Mountain West Conference. UNLV improves to 5-15 and 1-5 in conference play.
Leading the Lobo attack was junior outside hitter Anna Reines who was the lone Lobo in double figure kills with 16. Senior Blaire Burns had 11 digs on the night - making it the 12th match of the season in double figure digs.
Freshman Chelsea Sondrup scored a match-high six block assists. Reines added one block solo and four block assists against the Rebels. UNM as a team outblocked UNLV 9.0 to 8.0.
New Mexico hit .159 on 40 kills, 22 errors in 113 attempts to the Rebels .284 (52k-19e-116ta). UNLV outdug the Lobos 44 to 34 and served six aces to UNM’s three. Senior Vanessa Shields score two of the Lobos three aces.
UNM travels to San Diego to take on the Aztecs of San Diego State tomorrow night at 7 p.m PT. 9