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Bears drop season opener to Colorado State in three sets

The Bears are now 7-3 in season openers under head coach Jim Barnes


The Bears are now 7-3 in season openers under head coach Jim Barnes

Aug 30, 2013

Final Stats

Box Score (PDF)

THE RUNDOWN
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Baylor (0-1) dropped its season opener on the road to Colorado State (1-0) at Moby Arena Friday night, 25-12, 25-11, 25-16. The Rams hit .529 for the match holding the Bears to just a .071 hitting percentage for the victory.

CSU's Marlee Reynolds had 13 kills on a .524 hitting percentage and Dedra Foss paced the Rams offense with 39 assists. The home team recorded 53 kills overall and Adrianna Culbert and Kelsey Snider had 11 and 10 kills apiece.

The Bears led 3-2 in set one, but never took another advantage in the match. In her college debut, freshman outside hitter Katie Staiger led Baylor in the losing effort with six kills.

HIGHLIGHTS
Katie Staiger led the Bears with six kills and a .176 attack percentage; she added seven digs in her college debut
Amy Rosenbaum and freshman setter Morgan Reed had 10 assists apiece
• The Bears rebounded in set three hitting .348 but finished the match with just a .071 hitting percentage

STAT OF THE GAME I
7 - Colorado State had only seven attack errors in 87 attempts and hit .529 for the match.

STAT OF THE GAME II
39 & 10 - The Rams' Dedra Foss had the match's lone double-double with 39 assists and 10 digs.

STAT OF THE GAME III
7-3 - The Bears are now 7-3 in season openers with head coach Jim Barnes at the helm; and the program is 19-17 overall.

 

 

WHAT'S NEXT
Baylor will look to bounce back with a pair of matches Saturday in Greeley, Colo. where the Bears will take on Cal Poly neutrally at 12:30 p.m. CDT and the hosts, Northern Colorado, at 8 p.m. CDT.
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