CLAREMONT — Hannah Wagner had seven service aces, Amanda Herold put away 12 kills on .455 hitting and the Occidental women's volleyball team beat Pomona-Pitzer convincingly, 3-0 in Claremont on Friday.
Wagner's excellent serving disrupted Pomona's offense and got the Sagehens out of their set plays. Oxy totaled 12 aces as a group.
Isabel Kelly led the Sagehens with nine kills.
The Tigers continue their hot play, improving to 9-8 overall and 4-4 in SCIAC play. Oxy needed a win against the Sagehens to remain in contention for the four-team SCIAC tournament. With one round of the double round robin in the books, Oxy is one game back of Whittier and Chapman for fourth.
Pomona-Pitzer falls to 6-13 and 3-4.
Oxy was riding the momentum of a big home win over Chapman on Tuesday.
Oxy and Pomona-Pitzer play again on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Rush Gym.Follow Oxy Athletics on Twitter Sign Up for Newsletters Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram