Match #1 – Milwaukee 3, San Jose State 1 (25-22, 25-20, 20-25, 25-22)
Full Match Recap and Stats
Player Of The Match: Kerri Schuh was solid all the way around Friday night. She led the way with 17 kills while adding six digs and five blocks. And, on a day filled with errors by both teams, she hit a solid .286.
Key Stats: Errors were the name of the game Friday night. The two teams combined for 54 hitting errors and 25 service errors. San Jose State had 18 service errors alone.
News and Notes: True freshman Kayla Price was the starting setter. At a glance, the last time a true freshman started at the setter position in the opening match of the season for the Panthers was 2000, when now-assistant coach Lindsey Vanden Berg made the start … the starting lineup also included redshirt freshman Julie Kolinske … freshman Taylor Golabowski entered the lineup to serve in the first rotation, giving Milwaukee three freshmen in the regular opening rotation … Kerri Schuh reached double figures in kills for the 43rd time in her career while Morgan Potter reached double figures in digs for the 37th time … UWM is now 2-3 in season openers under Susie Johnson … Milwaukee is 2-0 all-time against San Jose State.
Up Next: UWM plays two matches Saturday, facing Arizona State and Denver.