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Oct. 10, 1997

Utah Volleyball Sweeps UNLV

LAS VEGAS -- Brenda Barton-Whicker had a match-high 17 kills and hit .517 as Utah overwhelmed UNLV in Western Athletic Conference volleyball on Friday night 15-11, 15-6, 16-4 at the Lied Gymnasium.

Barton-Whicker also had seven digs and five blocks for the Utes, who improved to 13-4 overall and 4-1 in the WAC. Jamie Young posted 12 kills and a match-high 13 digs. Sara Shakula had 10 kills, six digs and hit .375. Graciela Torres recorded 48 assists.

Stacie Smith and Justine Kamelamela each had 17 kills to lead UNLV, which falls to 7-8 and 0-3 in the conference. Utah outhit the Rebels .336 to .186, and had nine blocks to UNLV's six.

Utah plays at Air Force on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.

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