The Cal Poly volleyball team completed a road trip sweep with a four-game win over Cal State Fullerton on Saturday. The Mustangs won by games scores of 30-21, 27-30, 30-15 and 30-18. The Mustangs improved to 11-4, 4-2, while the Titans fell to 11-7, 3-2. The Mustangs opened the road trip with a three-game win over the UC Riverside Highlanders on Friday.
Three Mustangs recorded double figures in kills led by senior Vanessa Gilliam with 21. Freshman Kylie Atherstone added 20 while Kyala Mulder had 15.
Gilliam’s kills came on 42 swings with only three hitting errors (.429) with Atherstone’s kills coming on 37 swings and five hitting errors (.405).
Sophomore Kristin Jackson led the team with 17 digs with setter Chelsea Hayes adding 13 to go along with her 55 assists.
Cal Poly out-blocked the Titans 13.5 to 5.0 led by Candace Milton and Jaclyn Houston with six assisted blocks each.
Cal Poly hit .338 for the match while limiting the Titans to just .149.
The Mustangs only stumble came in the second game when the team hit .085, while in the other three games Cal Poly hit a blazing .536 in game one, .474 in game three and .368 in game four.
Cal Poly beat Riverside 30-19, 30-21, 31-29.
The Mustangs hit .315 (53-18-111) and had three players in double-figure kills, Vanessa Gilliam and Kylie Atherstone with 13 each and Kayla Mulder with 12.
The outmatched Highlanders struggled with their passing and had no answer for Cal Poly’s trio of hitters.
The Mustangs return home to host Pacific in a Big West Conference match on Friday at 7 p.m. in Mott Gym. Pacific is a half game ahead of the Mustangs for third place in the Big West.