|UC Merced||Indv. Leaders||Life Pacific|
|#4 Dominique - 14||Kills||#9 Mariah Durant - 13|
|2 Players (#15,#17) - 6||Blocks||2 Players (#9,#12) - 7|
|#12 Cassandra - 18||Digs||#8 Sydney Culpepper - 35|
|#1 Isabella - 5||Aces||#14 Leticia Burlet - 2|
|UC Merced||Team Statistics||Life Pacific|
San Dimas, Calif. - Life Pacific was able to capture its 9th straight victory in a 5 set thriller against UC Merced (29-27,20-25,19-25,25-18,15-10). With a 7-1 home record, LPC has done an excellent job protecting their home court this season. The student section at Mehl Court has proven to be a great advantage for Life Pacific.
In the match against UC Merced, LPC was able to capture the first set in a 29-27 battle. However, the next two sets would go to UC Merced with scores of 20-25 and 19-25. The Warriors were faced with a 2-1 deficit and had no choice but to continue to fight to protect their home court.
LPC would go on to outscore UC Merced 40-28 for the rest of the match, as they won both the 4th and the 5th sets in a convincing fashion (25-18,15-10).
Life Pacific's offensive attack was led by Mariah Durant (13 kills). Their defense was fueled by an amazing performance from Sydney Culpepper. Sydney finished the match with 35 digs and seemed to be there to prevent every attempt UC Merced made at stopping the Warriors' win streak.
LPC will have an opportunity to win their 10th match in a row as they face off against La Sierra University 9/26 7:30 pm at Mehl Court.