It is the first-ever match at UCLA's new Sunset Canyon Sand Volleyball Courts.
Madie Smith and Elise Zappia (pictured) won gold while Kamila Tan and Ivey Schmitt claimed bronze.
The "Dad" Center Founder's Cup will honor the inventor of Beach Volleyball on March 21-22.
The Bruins dropped a 4-1 and later a 3-2 match to LMU last year but improve to 2-0 in 2015.
The Bruins face the Lions at 9:00 a.m. at Dockweiler Beach in Playa del Rey, Calif.
The Bruins won their second straight season-opener over Cal State Northridge.
The Bruins will face the Matadors at 2:00 p.m. at CSUN's new Matador Sand Volleyball Facility.
Megan and Nicole McNamara of Vancouver, BC, Canada will join UCLA's sand volleyball team for 2016.