UNLV 3, FRESNO STATE 2 (25-19, 16-25, 25-21, 22-25, 15-7)
Las Vegas, NV -- UNLV fell behind in the fifth set, 4-3, but closed with a 12-3 run to slip past Fresno State and into the next round of the NIVC.
The Rebels (21-11) will play Portland in Round 3. They were led by Mariena Hayden's 18 kills and 19 digs, and Thea Sweder added 14 kills while Antonette Rolda closed with 23 assists. Hayden topped 100 aces on the season, which is only the third time a player has hit the century mark in aces for a season since rally scoring began in 2008.
The Bulldogs (21-11) got 16 kills from Taylor Slover and Madelyn Halteman added 39 assists.