PACIFIC 3, SANTA CLARA 1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-12, 25-18)
PORTLAND, Ore. — Sharpened all year by playing in the difficult West Coast Conference, Pacific moved past Santa Clara late Saturday to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2022 NIVC.
The Tigers (18-13) used a10-0 run to spur their first-set win. Biamba Kabengele and Alexa Edwards both had 13 kills; Edwards added 10 digs. Darina Kumanova closed with 11 kills. Jenna Heller had 30 assists and 14 digs, and Jadyn Tubbs finished with 14 assists and 12 digs.
The Broncos (13-19) got 13 kills from Julia Sangiacomo; Sophia Tulino and Layla Truitt each had nine kills as Truitt added 12 digs. Nive Tuileta closed with 35 assists.