The Cal Poly volleyball team added a 14th game to their win streak Saturday night when they defeated Long Beach State in Mott Athletics Center.
The Long Beach State 49ers (6-17, 3-7) were no match for the No. 23 nationally ranked team (19-2, 9-0) who beat their opponents in three quick sets.
The teams rallied back and forth until the Mustangs took the lead to 17-10 on a 5-1 run. Cal Poly did not look back from there, and a kill from senior middle blocker Savannah Niemen ended the game 25-14.
The 49ers kept the Mustangs neck and neck the second game. Both teams traded points and were tied 11-11 at one point. However, Cal Poly went on a 6-1 run forcing Long Beach State to take a timeout when they were down 22-16. The Mustangs earned a 25-18 win in the match.
Similar to the first two sets, both teams traded points back and forth until Cal Poly once again was on a scoring roll hitting .500, the highest hitting percentage of the match. Sophomore outside hitter Torrey Van Winden scored six of her team-high 15 kills this game to help the Mustangs take the third and final set 25-17.
Her sister, junior outside hitter Adlee Van Winden, recorded five kills, two service aces and two blocks.
Senior setter Taylor Nelson greatly contributed to the win with 30 assists, seven digs and four kills. Junior libero Katherine Brouker led the Mustangs with 11 digs.
Collectively, the team only committed two errors per set, which is the fewest amount of errors recorded for a match all season.
The Mustangs travel to UC Davis to take on the Aggies Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in hopes of maintaining their impeccable conference record.