Nov. 28, 2004
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's volleyball team has been selected as the No. 15 seed in the 64-team NCAA Championship field, and will open tournament play at home on Friday, December 3 against Loyola Marymount. Utah and Long Beach State will also play opening-round matches at Pauley Pavilion.
The Bruins, ranked 16th in the most recent CSTV/USA Today Coaches Poll, are participating in their 23rd NCAA Championship. UCLA has won three NCAA titles (1984, 1990, 1991) and six total National Championships in women's volleyball (1971-72 DGWS and 1974, 1975 AIAW).
Winners of Friday night's first round matches (Long Beach State vs. Utah at 5:30 pm; Loyola Marymount at UCLA at 8 pm) will play on Saturday night, December 4, at 7 pm. All three matches will take place at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
All-session tickets are selling for $12 for adults and $8 for students and youth. Single-session tickets, which will only be sold on game-days, are available for $8 for adults and $5 for students and youth. All tickets are general admission. Ticket sales will begin at 4:30 pm PT on Friday, December 3 at the Pauley Pavilion box office.
NCAA First Round Matches - Friday, December 3, 2004
Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA
5:30 pm Utah vs. Long Beach State
8 pm Loyola Marymount at UCLA
NCAA Second Round Match - Saturday, December 4, 2003
7 pm Utah/Long Beach State winner vs. Loyola Marymount/UCLA winner
Second-round winner advances to the Seattle regional.