COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 24 Vanguard emerged as the victor in Tuesday's Golden State Athletic Conference match-up against Hope International (6-14, 2-8 GSAC). The Lions won the contest 3-1 (20-25, 25-10, 25-9, 25-23), and were led by Sarah McKinny (JR/Santa Barbara, CA)'s nine kills, three block assists, three digs and a solo stuff.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 19 Vanguard suffered two nonconference losses on Saturday at The Master's College Midseason Tournament, falling 3-1 (20-25, 25-13, 25-20, 25-15) to Embry Riddle (Fla.) and 3-0 (25-23, 27-25, 25-20) to Cal State San Marcos. Both of the Blue and Gold's opponents are currently receiving votes at the national level.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Vanguard (18-7, 7-3 GSAC) fought its way to a five-set victory on Saturday at Westmont College to avoid what could have been a two-match Golden State Athletic Conference skid for the 17th-ranked Lions. Jessica Neves (SR/Mission Viejo, CA) led The Pride's attack with a team-best 11 kills on the night, and Kelly Heenan (SR/Costa Mesa, CA)'s 24 digs paced the VU defense.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – No. 17 Vanguard began the second round of Golden State Athletic Conference play with a tough five-set (25-18, 21-25, 22-25, 25-20, 15-11) road loss to The Master's College on Tuesday evening.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Saturday's Golden State Athletic Conference match had more defense than it did offense, but in the end, Vanguard proved that they could dig it, as three players notched at least 11 in the category to land the Lions a three-set (25-15, 25-21, 25-14) victory over San Diego Christian.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Charlotte Heerlyn (JR/Santee, CA) was unstoppable for No. 18 Vanguard as it swept Arizona Christian in Golden State Athletic Conference action on Friday night in The Pit. The Lions' record improves to 16-6 overall and 5-2 in league play with the three-set (25-19, 25-19, 25-14) win.
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