Volleyball falls to #9 Cal 3-1

<p>TEMPE, Ariz. - Even with after coming out with a strong start and <a href="http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/giordano_margie00.html… Giordano&#39;s</a> 23 kills, the Sun Devil Volleyball team was unable to top the ninth-ranked Cal Golden Bears falling in four games 27-30, 30-26, 30-20 and 30-26. The Sun Devils are now 11-10 overall and 3-5 in conference play as the Golden Bears advance to 15-4 and 5-3 in the Pac-10.</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p><separator></separator><p>Game one saw the Sun Devils come out to play, as they rocked out a 30-27 win over the Golden Bears with <a href="http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/reaves_sarah00.html">S… Reaves</a> leading the way with eight kills and a .222 attack percentage as <a href="http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/mercer_marina00.html">… Mercer</a> set the tone with 15 assists.</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p><separator></separator><p>Game two saw Cal rally back with a .309 team attack percentage with Angie Pressley holding down the offense with 13 kills. <a href="http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/lund_alison00.html">Al… Lund</a> dug five attacks for ASU which <a href="http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/giordano_margie00.html… Giordano</a> matched in number in kills, but the effort wasn&#39;t enough as Cal took the game 30-26.</p><separator></separator><p>Game three saw <a href="http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/mtt/giordano_margie00.html… Giordano</a> rally for seven kills, but Cal&#39;s .425 team attack percentage was too much for the Devils as Angie Pressley and Morgan Beck combined for 11 of Cal&#39;s 21 kills as the Golden Bears took the game 30-20.</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p><separator></separator><p>The Sun Devils rallied back in game four, tying the score three times and taking the lead twice but Cal barely edged them again as Morgan Beck&#39;s five kills lifted them to a 30-26 win and their 15th win of the season.</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p><separator></separator><p>Up next, the Sun Devils will face the #3 Stanford Cardinal on their home court tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at ASU&#39;s Wells Fargo Arena.</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p>