Aztecs Close In On MW Title With Win In New Mexico

Nov. 17, 2012

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - San Diego State recorded its 11th straight victory with a hard-fought three-set (26-24, 29-27, 25-16) win over New Mexico at the Jonson Center in Albuquerque Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs improve to 22-7 overall and 12-23 in the Mountain West as a win in their final match next week will give them at least a share of the conference championship.

Senior Andrea Hannasch led SDSU with 13 kills and a pair of service aces as she hit .500 over the three sets. Teammate Emily Harris added nine kills to the Aztec effort and had three blocks as well.

Setter Johnna notched her 10th double-double of the year (and fifth in the last six outings) with 39 assists and 10 digs.

UNM's Chantale Riddle, the league's kill leader, finished with 14 kills on the day to lead all players. Her team, however, hit only .097 for the match compared to .204 for SDSU.

San Diego State will conclude its 2012 regular season with a contest against Nevada on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7:00 p.m. on Aztec Court in Peterson Gym. A win would ensure at least a share of the Mountain West title with Colorado State (11-3 MW), which plays at Boise State tonight and hosts New Mexico next Friday (Nov. 23).