Saturday September 3, 2005 - Concordia Invitational
FPU rolls to 8-0 in Irvine
Irvine - The Fresno Pacific University Sunbirds made short work of two more opponents in the final day of play at the Concordia Invitational in Irvine.
FPU swept Redlands 30-21, 30-20, 30-22 on the strength of 13 kills and 10 digs from Brittany Pierce. Deanna Richards added eight kills and Samantha Weatherly had 11 digs.
FPU hen dismissed Lindsey Wilson of Kentucky, 30-14, 30-14, 30-12. Pierce again led FPU with 13 kills. Marin Shilling was next with 12 kills. Weatherly led the back row players with 10 digs, while Janelle Jackson served up four aces.
FPU begins Golden State Athletic Conference play next Tuesday in La Mirada against Biola.
The next home match is Saturday, September 10, when the Sunbirds host the Alumni. Match time is 3:00 p.m.
FPU vs. Fresno State will be televised on tape delay by Comcast TV Cable 14. Broadcast times are:.
Saturday, September 3, noon and 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 4, noon and 8:30 PM
Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Each year more than 2,000 traditional and adult students attend classes on the 42-acre main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in Visalia and Bakersfield. The university also reaches 12,000 students across the nation and around the world through professional development studies programs. The only four-year Christian university in the Central Valley, FPU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top quarter among Western universities master's category by U.S. News & World Report.