The Cal Poly volleyball team defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders 25-21, 25-16, 21-25, 25-13 in a Big West Conference match Friday night in Riverside.
Jennifer Keddy led the Mustangs (12-16, 7-8 Big West) with 18 kills, seven digs and four blocks in the road victory. Kristina Graven added 12 kills and eight digs, and both Molly Pon and Megan McConnell had six kills for Cal Poly.
The Mustangs had just 48 kills to Riverside’s 60, but the Highlanders committed 25 hitting errors to the Mustangs’ 16.
Cal Poly will conclude its season today with a road match against Cal State Northridge.
Cal Poly 28, Cal State Bakersfield 10
Travis Rasmussen won by fall, and Atticus Disney won by technical fall to lead a Mustang rally that overcame a 10-0 early deficit in Bakersfield.
Rasmussen pinned Anthony Box in 1 minute, 23 seconds in the 157-pound match, and Disney finished the meet with a 21-5 technical fall in the 285-pound class over Steven Wood.
Dominic Kastl (165), Ryan DesRoches (174), Sean Dougherty (184) and Ryan Smith (197) all won for Cal Poly.