header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Sunny
Sunny
60°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
January 28
1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley


The Master’s University women’s volleyball team overcame any physical and mental obstacles Saturday afternoon to post a four-set win over visiting Menlo.

A day match after an evening one is always a concern, especially after a loss.

“We had a great team meeting prior to the match to bring the season into perspective,” said TMU head coach Allan Vince. “And, to be reminded of why we play this game: to do everything with excellence and to sacrifice for one another, all to the glory of God.”

The 25-21, 15-25, 25-22, 25-23 victory came on the heels of Friday night’s loss to William Jessup and lifted the Mustangs (11-8 overall, 6-3 conference) into a third-place tie with the Oaks in the GSAC.

The Mustangs trail first-place Westmont by two games.

In the opening match, a Menlo attack error helped the Mustangs snap a four-all tie and was part of a 4-0 run that put TMU ahead to stay. Two Regan Tate kills highlighted the burst.

They led by as many as eight points (18-10) on an Emily Scott kill and closed out the 25-21 opening-set win on a Rebecca Swenning kill.

The Mustangs leaped to a 2-0 lead in the second set but the Oaks used an 11-0 run later in the set to gain control and cruised to a 25-15 victory to tie the match at a set apiece.

TMU duplicated that second-set start in the third and never trailed en route to a 25-22 decision. It wasn’t that easy, though.

After an Emmerling kill put the Mustangs up by eight (20-12), the Oaks scored nine of the next 11 points to pull within 22-21. However, a Menlo attack error and a Karli Stults ace restored order and when Fay produced a kill, the Mustangs had the three-point win win that put them up two sets to one.

Fay finished with six kills.

Looking to bounce back and tie the match, the Oaks scored the first three points of the fourth set and were still up 18-13 later when the Mustangs rallied decisively.

It started with an Oak attack error and back-to-back kills from Swenning. A Jane Cisar kill pulled the Mustangs within 20-19 and when Swenning posted another kill, the set was tied.

Three points later, another Oak attack error put the Mustangs up 22-21, their first lead since 3-2.

A Gracie Gwinn ace and a Tate kill capped a 4-0 run and Cisar closed out the 25-23 win with a match-ending kill.

Tate, the club leader in kills, had a team-high 16 while Swenning had 10 more to go along with a match-high 17 digs.

Vince said, “They came out to play together and left the court with a win together.”

The Mustangs return to the court Wednesday evening against La Sierra in a non-conference match (7 p.m. start) and then welcome Westmont to Placerita Canyon next Saturday evening for a mid-season showdown.

— Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant Sports Information Director

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

0 Comments

You can be the first one to leave a comment.

Leave a Comment


WATCH NOW
LOCAL SPORTS HEADLINES
Thursday, Jan 27, 2022
Following a nationwide search, Paseo Aquatics, a premier USA-Swimming Sanctioned club located in Santa Clarita, has landed Kameron Kennedy.
Thursday, Jan 27, 2022
College of the Canyons women's basketball, winners of four straight, checked in as the No. 8 ranked team in the state in the first California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) poll of the 2021-22 season, released on Jan. 26. 
Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022
No. 6 College of the Canyons women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game 54-47 over West L.A. College at the Cougar Cage on Saturday, as Monique Febles finished with 17 points and LuLu Salloom pulled down 21 rebounds to keep COC in the win column.
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Friday, Jan 14, 2022
College of the Canyons returned to the court for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday, suffering an 81-73 road loss at the hands of Glendale College in a contest that officially started Western State Conference (WSC), South Division play for the Cougars Men's Basketball team.

Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
To celebrate the Opening Ceremony of Beijing 2022 winter games, join your friends and neighbors for a free sit-in movie – Disney’s “Miracle” – Thursday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m at The Cube.
Feb. 3: Parking Lot Screening of ‘Miracle’ at The Cube
Three California Institute of the Arts alums were named USA Fellows by United States Artists, an organization that supports artists and uplifts their essential roles in society.
CalArtians Named to United States Artists’ 2022 Fellowship Class
Carousel Ranch will be offering a special "Val-o-grams" Valentine’s Day-themed fundraiser to benefit the programs at the therapeutic riding ranch.
Val-o-grams Fundraiser to Benefit Carousel Ranch
1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
Following a nationwide search, Paseo Aquatics, a premier USA-Swimming Sanctioned club located in Santa Clarita, has landed Kameron Kennedy.
Level 4 Coach Kameron Kennedy Joins Paseo Aquatics
College of the Canyons women's basketball, winners of four straight, checked in as the No. 8 ranked team in the state in the first California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) poll of the 2021-22 season, released on Jan. 26. 
Lady Cougars Ranked 8th in New Statewide Poll
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Trail Users volunteer group will help build out a scenic portion of the new Crest to Coast Trail in Newhall.
Local Trail Users Volunteer Group Assisting New Crest to Coast Trail
The public is invited to an opening reception at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery on Friday, Feb. 18, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
SCAA Hosting ‘Fantastical Flora’ Art Reception
Love is in the air at The MAIN, where “The Diaries of Adam and Eve” will take the stage in February!
‘Diaries of Adam and Eve’ Coming to The MAIN
On Saturday, Jan. 22, Santa Clarita Transit partnered with Guide Dogs of America to provide training to service dogs in Central Park.
Santa Clarita Transit Lends Helping Hand to Guide Dogs
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the total number to 208 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports Two Additional Deaths
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its Budget Committee meeting Monday, Jan. 31, at 2:00 p.m.
Jan. 31: Santa Clarita Budget Committee Meeting
During the month of February, the city of Santa Clarita is teaming up with community partners to help show appreciation for our hospital staff who have been on the frontline of this pandemic for nearly two full years.
City, Local Organizations Partner to Thank Henry Mayo Staff
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Caltrans announced Tuesday it is approving the use of low-carbon cement to help reduce the carbon footprint of California’s transportation system.
CalTrans Approves Use Of Low-Carbon Cement For Future Projects
The Tejon Ranch Conservancy is honoring one college intern's passion for wildlife conservation and highlighting her unique story.
Tejon Ranch Conservancy Recognizes College Intern’s Passion for Wildlife Conservation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 91 additional deaths and 20,866 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 66,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-Roundup: County Reports Youngest Death Since Pandemic Began
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced "A Trusted Space: Redirecting Grief to Growth", a film-based program to help address increasing mental health challenges faced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Superintendent Launches Statewide Mental Health Program
Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled during the pandemic for youth across the country, according to the United States Surgeon General.
Feb 10: County Hosts Youth Mental Health Seminar
Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn called Tuesday for a thorough assessment of the Department of Children and Family Services that will place a spotlight on how well the organization is guided by evidence-based decisions and data to deliver outcomes for its clients. 
Board of Supervisors Approve Assessment of County Children and Family Services
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s Empower Hour will be held virtually at noon, Saturday, Feb. 5 on Zoom.
Feb. 5: Zonta Club of SCV Hosts Virtual Empower Hour on Child Marriage
The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will kick off Super Bowl celebrations a week early at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6.
Feb. 6: Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club Hosting Super Sunday Tailgate Party
SCVNews.com
%d bloggers like this: