Volleyball Downs Wildcats 3-0

Sept. 28, 2001

Final Stats

WESTWOOD - The eighth-ranked UCLA women's volleyball team posted a three-game sweep of No. 3 Arizona on Friday night in Pauley Pavilion, downing the Wildcats in just over 90 minutes. Game scores were 30-27, 30-27, 30-19. With the win, the Bruins improve to 6-2 overall, 1-1 in the Pac-10. Arizona falls to 7-1, 2-1 Pac-10.

The first two games of the match were hard-fought, as evidenced by the game scores of 30-27. In game one, neither team took more than a four-point lead, and the score was tied as late as 27-27 before a kill by Angela Eckmier and two kills by Ashley Bowles closed it out for the Bruins.

In game two, the Wildcats sprinted out to an early 4-1 lead before the Bruins the Bruins tied it back up at 9-9. From there, the Bruins had the lead to stay, taking a lead as large as eight points (26-18) and closed out the game at 30-27.

Game three was tied as late as 9-9 before the Bruins took control. Kristee Porter downed six of her match-high 20 kills in the third game, and notched her fourth service ace of the match, a new career-high for her. In the third and final game of the match, the Bruins hit a scorching .571 as a team, recording only one error with 17 kills and 28 attacks.

Two Bruins, Porter and Bowles, posted double-figure digs in the match, Porter with 20 and Bowles with 11. Junior middle blocker Angela Eckmier also turned in an impressive performance, downing eight kills on a .583 attack percentage to go along with a match-high five block assists.

The Bruins return to action on Saturday evening with a 7 pm first serve against Arizona State. The match will be broadcast live on www.uclabruins.com with Lou Riggs, Paul Nihipali and Jerry Weinstein calling the action.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Aug 29
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
(25-19, 25-21, 25-16)
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Loyola Marymount
Los Angeles, CA
(15-25, 23-25, 27-29)
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. American University
Honolulu, HI
Saturday, Sep 05 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Iowa
Honolulu, HI
Sunday, Sep 06 - 8:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. San Diego
Santa Barbara, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. SMU
Santa Barbara, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 2:00 PM PST
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Friday, Sep 18 - 10:00 AM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Friday, Sep 18 - 7:30 PM PST
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
Wednesday, Sep 23 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 27 - 12:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Friday, Oct 02 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 09 - 5:00 PM PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Sunday, Oct 11 - 11:00 AM PST
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
Friday, Oct 16 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 18 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, Oct 25 - 12:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 30 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Wednesday, Nov 04 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Nov 12 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 15 - TBA PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Nov 22 - 11:00 AM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, Nov 25 - TBA PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - TBA PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA