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Cal Poly Tops Grand Canyon to Open Sacramento State Invitational

Cal Poly Tops Grand Canyon to Open Sacramento State Invitational

SACRAMENTO -- The Cal Poly volleyball team won their first match of the Sacramento State Invitational Friday afternoon as they beat Grand Canyon University 3-1.

The Mustangs played a four-set match, winning their first two sets 25-16 and 25-19, losing their third set 25-20, and winning their fourth set 25-13, clinching the match.

Four of the Mustangs boasted double digits in kills against GCU. Senior Taylor Gruenewald and junior Raeann Greisen (top) led the team with 14, while sophomore Alexis Clews had 11 and freshman Nadia Retoff had 10.

Junior Taylor Nelson had 44 of the team's 55 assists while also putting up one kill and 11 digs.

Sophomore Katherine Brouker led the team in digs with 12.

The Mustangs had a .362 attack percentage compared to GCU's .244.

Cal Poly will be back on the court tomorrow to take on Nevada at 10 a.m. and then Sacramento State at 7:30 p.m.