The Pirate volleyball team got the longest conference trip out of the way in the Western State Conference opener Wednesday night. Unfortunately in was a long trip back from San Luis Obispo as VC dropped the 3-set affair, 25-22, 25-19, 25-20. Taylor Benitez-Fanslow had 15 kills while Braxton Jessie returned from injury to record 13 digs. Danielle Garcia handed out 15 assists and Daisy Martinez had 12 helpers.
The Pirates (9-8, 0-1) will next host Santa Barbara on Friday Oct. 13 at 6:00 pm at the Athletic Event Center.