September 1, 2001

Women's Volleyball at the Whitman Invitational

Women's Volleyball at the Whitman Invitational

WALLA WALLA, WA-- The Women's Volleyball team opened their season at 1-2 after finishing in 3rd place at the Whitman Classic Invitational.

The Slugs opened the tournament narrowly losing to Western Baptist College on Friday, 30-29, 24-30, 30-25, 30-22. Pacific Lutheran handed the Slugs their second loss on Saturday morning, 30-22, 30-12, 30-17. But the Slugs would bounce back strong later in the afternoon, dominating host school Whitman, 30-22, 30-20, 30-18. UCSC Freshman Amy Strang was selected to the All-Tournament team.

UCSC Women's Volleyball plays next on Thursday at San Jose Christian.