Abbey Blum set a school record with 30 kills and Megan Nelson's 62 assists tied for the sixth-best total since 2001 as the Northwest Nazarene volleyball team rallied to beat Notre Dame de Namur 27-29, 25-16, 20-25, 25-23, 15-5 on Friday at the D2 West Region Volleyball Showcase in Turlock, California.
Blum topped the record of 29, which was set by Lindsay Miller in 2004 and tied by Lindsay Grant in 2009. Nelson's 62 tied Haley Cook for sixth-best since 2001. The modern school record for assists belongs to Aubrey Harrington, who had 73 in a 2004 match.
Brooke Foster added 19 kills and 22 digs for the Nighthawks (3-3), while Kayla Sale had 24 digs.
BOISE STATE VOLLEYBALL WINS FIFTH STRAIGHT: Janell Walley had 23 kills as the Broncos beat Austin Peay 25-22, 25-18, 24-26, 25-23 at the Mizzou Invitational at Columbia, Missouri.
Danielle Boss led the Broncos (5-2) with 43 assists and 14 digs, while Alyssa Wissinger had 10 kills.
BRONCO SOCCER SHUTS OUT WEBER STATE: Sydney Smith recorded eight saves to earn her third shutout of the season, as the the Broncos beat Weber State 3-0.
Morgan Stone got Boise State (5-1) on the board in the 34th minute, while Aubree Chatterton and Jennifer Turnek both had goals in the second half.
YOTES CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS SWEEP AT EOU INVITE: Alex Martin and Molly Vitale-Sullivan both won individual titles as the College of Idaho men's and women's teams won team titles at the Eastern Oregon Invitational.
Martin finished with an 8-kilometer time of 25 minutes, 35.3 seconds as the Yote men took seven of the top 12 positions. Josh Frey was third and Cole Campbell fifth.
Godfrey Kemboi was second for Northwest Nazarene, with a time of 26:02.4. Tyler Shea was fourth for the Nighthawks, who were second as a team.
On the women's side, Vitale-Sullivan finished the 5-kilometer race in 18:35.80, less than five seconds ahead of Warner Pacific's Amelia Pullen. Erin Moyer was third for the Yotes, while Larissa Mauer was fifth.
Northwest Nazarene was also second in the women's team standings, as Bethany Danner finished fourth with a time of 18:57.1