The Cal Poly volleyball team extended its home winning streak to five with a four-set win over Big West Conference foe Cal State Northridge on Thursday night at Mott Gym.
The Mustangs (9-11, 4-3) controlled the match 25-9, 23-25, 25-20, 25-14, winning on back-to-back days following Wednesday’s win over first-place UC Santa Barbara.
Cal State Northridge (8-10, 2-4) committed 29 hitting errors compared to Cal Poly’s 15.
Jennifer Keddy led the Mustangs with 22 kills and 12 digs, as the Mustangs powered to a 9-0 opening-set lead.
The second set was a see-saw affair throughout, with 14 ties, but the Matadors prevailed. The third and fourth sets were all Mustangs.
Kristina Graven also had a double-double with 12 kills and 13 digs for Cal Poly, Kate Walters had 39 assists and 17 digs and Lauren Law had a team-high 19 digs.
UC Riverside 2, Cal Poly 1, OT
The Mustangs (8-7-1, 2-3) lost a Big West heartbreaker at home, falling to the Highlanders on Andrea Morales’ goal in the 94th minute.
Cal Poly fell behind early when UC Riverside’s Celina Valencia scored in the third minute. The Mustangs answered with a Cristina Farrington goal with two minutes left in the first half to make it 1-1.
Cal Poly outshot the Highlanders 18-11 and 7-5 in shots-on-goal but couldn’t capitalize in the loss.
The Mustangs host UC Davis in their home finale Saturday.