Women's Volleyball

    Dec. 4, 1997

    Women of Troy Steamroll Morgan State

    LOS ANGELES - Poised and powerful, USC (24-5) steamrolled Morgan State 15-2, 15-7 and 15-7 in the opening round of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament Pacific Region at the Lyon Center.

    SC advances to a second round meeting Saturday night 7:00 against the University of San Diego (26-3), which dispatched Kansas State 11-15, 15-10, 15-7 and 15-6 in the first round opener.

    For the Women of Troy, Jennifer Kessey and Jasmina Marinkovic led the way with nine kills each. Their stats are not overwelming because of the Trojan's dominance

    Morgan State (25-10) and Kansas State (20-13) are eliminated.


    USC Head Coach Lisa Love
    On First Round Victory: "Morgan State had a great season. We feel good about the win. We know we will need to play more aggressively. But this is a good start for us."

    On Second Round Match-up: "San Diego is a good team. They are not going to give us anything. We have to play well. Sara Gunsaulus is a good quick-hitter. It'll be a good match-up."