Miner Round Up: Volleyball Coach Ben Wallis after the LA Tech Sweep

The UTEP Volleyball team got a second straight sweep against Louisiana Tech at Memorial Gym Saturday Afternoon.

The Miners achieved a season-high 14 blocks while hitting .274.
UTEP set the tone in the first set, coming out a 6-1 scoring run. A kill by Louisiana Tech’s Jaena Bell tied up the score, 21-21, but the Miners answered with a 4-1 scoring run to win the set, 25-22.

After coming off a 4-1 scoring run to start the second set, UTEP stuck with the lead. As the Lady Techsters attempted to rally, they were no match for the Miners’ 8-1 surge to take a 2-0 advantage in the match, 25-16.

The Miners utilized another large scoring run to kick off the final set. Back-to-back attack errors from LA Tech sent UTEP into match point where Howard would get the final kill to win the set and close out the match, 25-17.

UTEP will be back in action as it travels to Hattiesburg, Miss., to face off against Southern Miss Oct. 15-16.

After the sweep Ben Wallis spoke with Ace Acosta