The Cuesta College volleyball team was swept at home Wednesday, falling 25-14, 25-21, 28-26 to Moorpark.
Riley Cooks had 14 kills, and Kylie Gacad had 18 assists and nine digs for the Cougars (2-12, 0-2 Western State Conference).
Cuesta took its first lead of the match in the third game at 19-18 and pushed it to 24-21 before a Moorpark rally claimed the match.
Stephanie Persky had five kills, and Victoria Burkett had seven digs for the Cougars.
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Cuesta names its athletes of the month
Shanae Lauridsen and Gordon Sturgess have been named the Cuesta College Athletes of the Month for September.
Lauridsen, a freshman for the Cougars women’s water polo team (9-13), is second in the state with 58 goals scored and third in the CCCAA with 57 steals on the season.
Sturgess, a sophomore on the men’s cross country team, placed second at the Tour de Cuesta and first at the Western State Conference preview meet.