ANCHORAGE, Alaska — There’s some discontent about the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball sqaud's performance this week, with the Seawolves having lost three of their last four games, leaving them 6 and 5 overall and 1 and 2 in conference play.
To put that showing in perspective, though, it’s not all that different from last year's record at this point. The eventual league champions stood only 8 and 5, and also dropped the GNAC home opener. Then again, the 2009 Seawolves got hot and won 13 games straight.
In order to improve in Thursday’s match against Simon Fraser, UAA will have to be more accurate after Seawolves commited 14 service errors in Saturday's loss to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
“It's definitely really frustrating when you're in a game,” said UAA defensive specialist Nikkie Viotto. “The other team misses a serve, then we miss a serve and the whole thing starts all over again -- it's just really frustrating.”
“If you don't want the other team to pass the ball right to the setter, where they have three options, you want to be aggressive, but you have to keep serves in, too,” said Seawolves coach Chris Green. “We try to be an aggressive serving team, and at times we're a little too aggressive.”
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