College volleyball: Jackrabbits wrap up non-conference schedule

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BOISE, Idaho — South Dakota State wrapped up its non-conference schedule over the weekend with the Jacks getting swept by Boise State and losing to Loyola Marymount (Calif.) on Saturday.

The Jackrabbits are now 2-10 on the season and will open Summit League play when they travel to St. Thomas on Thursday night.

• Boise State 3, SDSU 0

SDSU was swept by Boise State Saturday night at Bronco Gym in the team’s second match of the Boise State Classic (17-25, 23-25, 17-25).

Sylvie Zgonc led the Jackrabbit offense for the fourth time in the last five matches. The freshman put down 12 kills at a .370 clip and tallied three digs and an ace. Katie Van Egdom added eight kills and five digs while Sydni Schetnan had seven kills.

Raegen Reilly and Rylee Martin teamed up to hand out 16 and 13 assists, respectively. Reilly also contributed seven digs and an ace. Martin had five digs.

On the defensive end, Stella Winterfeld posted 16 digs to lead the team. Masa Scheierman and McKenna Moehrle took part in two blocks each.

Boise State had the notable advantage in kills (48-34), hitting percentage (.304) and blocks (6-3). The home team was paced by 21 kills from Paige Bartsch. Noelani Helm dished 35 assists and Breanna Mitchell recorded 19 digs. The Broncos never trailed in the opening and closing sets, and trailed for only one point in set two.

• Loyola Marymount 3, SDSU 0

Masa Scheierman paced the Jackrabbit offense for the first time this season. She recorded eight kills, followed by Sylvie Zgonc with seven kills and Sydni Schetnan with four. Zgonc also recorded consecutive aces in the opening set.

Rylee Martin had 12 assists and Raegen Reilly had nine.

Libero Stella Winterfeld led the defense with eight digs. Schetnan added five. Elyse Winter posted three blocks.