November 6, 2012

Fullerton Returns to the Road

Weekly Release (PDF)

Cal State Fullerton returns to the road this week currently sitting at fourth in the Big West Conference standings. 

The Titans have six matches left in the 2012 regular season, with four on the road and two remaining at Titan Gym.

VIDEO STREAMS
Both of Cal State Fullerton's matches this week will be broadcast for free on BigWest.TV. The links are available on the CSF Volleyball schedule page.

AUDIO
Both of Cal State Fullerton's matches this week will have online audio available. The links are available on the CSF Volleyball schedule page.

LIVE STATS
Live stats for both of Fullerton's matches this week will be provided. The links will be posted on the CSF Volleyball schedule page when they become available.

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ON DECK
Senior Kayla Neto is just 18 kills shy of setting Fullerton's all-time record. During her four-year career  with the Titans, the native of Clarksburg, Calif., has totaled 1,517 kills. Currently Brittany Moore (2005-08) and Susan Herman (1986-89) share the record with 1,534 kills apiece.

CSF (13-12, 7-5) AT LONG BEACH STATE (13-11, 8-5)
Overall Record: 5-61
Home Record: 4-30
Away Record: 1-31
Overall Conference Record: 5-60
WCAA Record: 4-6
PCAA Record: 0-6
Big West Record: 1-48
Current Streak: Won 1

Inside the Numbers: Cal State Fullerton had lost 59 straight matches to Long Beach State until a 3-1 victory over the 49ers at Titan Gym on Oct. 13. It marked the first victory for the Titans' over LBSU since a five-set win on Oct. 19, 1982...Cal State Fullerton has won just once in Long Beach, dating back to a five-set come-from-behind victory on Sept. 29, 1982 as the Titans won the final three sets...Long Beach State currently sits at third in the Big West Conference standings with a league record of 8-5...the 49ers rank second in the conference in three different statistical categories: hitting percentage (.224), assists (13.05/set), and kills (14.02/set).

Last Meeting
• Cal State Fullerton 3, Long Beach State 1
(Oct. 13, 2012 • Titan Gym • Fullerton, Calif.)
The Titans' 3-1 (28-26, 16-25, 25-11, 25-16) victory over Long Beach State snapped a 59-match, 30-year losing streak to the 49ers. The Titans won the contest by holding the 49ers to a .157 attacking percentage. Producing her eighth consecutive double-double with match highs in kills (17) and digs (22), senior Kayla Neto led the Titans to their first win over Long Beach State since Oct. 19. 1982. Junior Bre Moreland posted her 11th double-double of the season landing 12 kills and adding 16 digs, and Leah Best provided 11 kills and a match-best seven blocks (1 solo, 6 assists). The Titans finished the match with a .226 attacking percentage, which included a .419 clip in the third set in a dominating 25-11 win. The 49ers were led by Chisom Okpala's 14 kills.

CSF (13-12, 7-5) AT UC IRVINE (10-17, 5-8)
Overall Record: 28-35
Home Record: 18-13 
Away Record: 9-22 
Unknown Location Record: 1-0
Overall Conference Record: 25-30
PCAA Record: 3-3 
Big West Record: 22-27
Current Streak: Won 5

Inside the Numbers: The Titans have won their last five matches against UC Irvine...the last time the Anteaters defeated CSF was a three-set sweep on Nov. 20, 2009 in Irvine...the Anteaters currently sit eighth in the league standings with a Big West Conference record of 5-8...UC Irvine ranks third in the BWC with 17.21 dig per set...Ally Squires' 3.83 kills per set rank fourth in the Big West...Marissa Alvarez's 10.55 assists per set rank second in the league...Kristin Winkler's 5.53 digs per set rank second in the BWC.

Last Meeting
• Cal State Fullerton 3, UC Irvine 2
(Oct. 11, 2012 • Titan Gym • Fullerton, Calif.)
Cal State Fullerton completed a monstrous comeback, pulling away from UC Irvine in the fifth and final set. Senior Kayla Neto matched a then career high with 27 kills in the win, while Leah Best dismantled her previous career high with 18 kills while attacking at a clip of .500. Neto's double-double of a match-high 27 kills and 19 digs was her seventh straight, while Moreland added nine kills and a season-high 19 digs. Holland Crenshaw and Lauren Kissell poured in nine kills apiece, led by Kaylynne Taeatafa's season-best 61 assists. Senior Gabrielle Dewberry led CSF with 28 digs, while Fullerton's defense totaled 12 blocks including Crenshaw's five block assists. UC Irvine was led by Aly Squires' 23 kills, as the Anteaters attacked at a clip of .186 compared to the Titans' .222. 

NOTES FROM LAST WEEK
• The Titans have won 16 consecutive matches against UC Riverside…CSF is 5-5 in four-set matches…Bre Moreland and Kayla Neto each recorded their 16th double-doubles of 2012, respectively, in the win against UCR last Saturday. In addition, Neto has now recorded 13 consecutive matches with a double-double (kills/digs)...the Titans are an undefeated 7-0 when winning the first two sets.

TITANS IN THE BIG WEST & NATION
Cal State Fullerton's 1.41 service aces per set rank second in the Big West Conference...Kayla Neto's 4.26 kills per set rank second in the league and 28th in the nation, while Bre Moreland's 3.30 average ranks 10th in the league...Julie Consani's 7.62 assists per set rank ninth in the conference...three Titans rank in the Big West's top-10 for service aces: Bre Moreland (1st; 0.40/s; 31st nation), Kayla Neto (4th, 0.32/s), Gabrielle Dewberry (6th, 0.27/s)...Kayla Neto's mark of 4.97 points per set ranks 18th in the country...Gabrielle Dewberry's 4.85 digs per set rank fourth in the Big West.

RECORD BREAKERS
Senior Kayla Neto is just 18 kills shy of setting the all-time kills record at Cal State Fullerton. The native of Clarksburg, Calif., currently has totaled 1,517 kills, which ranks third behind Susan Herman (1986-89) and Brittany Moore (2005-08), who share the all-time record with 1,534 kills each...Neto's 98 career service aces rank eighth all-time...Neto's 54 career solo blocks rank eighth in Titan all-time history, while her 241 block assists rank fifth...Neto's mark of 295 total blocks rates sixth all-time...in addition, Neto has accumulated 1,789.5 points at CSF, a total that ranks third all-time, while her season total of 501.5 points ranks eighth in Titan single-season history...Neto's 430 sets played ranks fifth all-time...Gabrielle Dewberry's total of 1,159 digs ranks sixth all-time at CSF, while her effort of 490 digs in 2012 ranks seventh in CSF single-season history.

DOUBLE-DOUBLES

Julie Consani: 46 assists, 13 digs at Nevada (Sept. 6, 2012)

Julie Consani: 41 assists, 12 digs vs. Santa Clara (Sept. 15, 2012)

Julie Consani: 48 assists, 17 digs at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 18 kills, 15 digs vs. SMU (Aug. 25, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 16 kills, 12 digs at Nevada (Sept. 6, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 20 kills, 12 digs vs. Washington State (Sept. 7, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 10 kills, 17 digs vs. Brown (Sept. 14, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 13 digs vs. Santa Clara (Sept. 15, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 17 kills, 13 digs vs. Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 14 kills, 13 digs vs. Hawai'i (Sept. 22, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 15 digs  at Pacific (Sept. 28, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 15 kills, 15 digs  at UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 14 kills, 10 digs at UC Riverside (Oct. 6, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 12 kills, 16 digs vs. Long Beach State (Oct. 13, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 21 digs  at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 15 kills, 16 digs at Cal Poly (Oct. 20, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 10 kills, 15 digs vs. UC Davis (Oct. 26, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 13 kills, 18 digs vs. Pacific Oct. 27, 2012)

Bre Moreland: 15 kills, 19 digs vs. UC Riverside (Nov. 3, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 10 kills, 10 digs at Pepperdine (Sept. 1, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 11 kills, 11 digs vs. Sacred Heart (Sept. 2, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 12 kills, 10 digs vs. Brown (Sept. 14, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 12 kills, 13 digs vs. Oregon State (Sept. 15, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 13 kills, 12 digs vs. Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 14 kills, 13 digs vs. Hawai'i (Sept. 22, 2012) 

Kayla Neto: 16 kills, 21 digs  at Pacific (Sept. 28, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 27 kills, 16 digs  at UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 21 kills, 14 digs at UC Riverside (Oct. 6, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 27 kills, 19 digs vs. UC Irvine (Oct. 11, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 17 kills, 22 digs vs. Long Beach State (Oct. 13, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 35 kills, 20 digs at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 27 kills, 16 digs at Cal Poly (Oct. 20, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 20 kills, 13 digs vs. UC Davis (Oct. 26, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 22 kills, 18 digs vs. Pacific (Oct. 27, 2012)

Kayla Neto: 10 kills, 18 digs vs. UC Riverside (Nov. 3, 2012)

Kaylynne Taeatafa: 32 assists, 14 digs vs. Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21, 2012)

Kaylynne Taeatafa: 41 assists, 17 digs at Pacific (Sept. 28, 2012)

Kaylynne Taeatafa: 57 assists, 19 digs at UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2012)

Kaylynne Taeatafa: 61 assists, 16 digs vs. UC Irvine (Oct. 11, 2012)