Sixth-Ranked Bruins Fall to #4 Florida State in Inaugural Match

March 11, 2013

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LONG BEACH, Calif. - The sixth-ranked Bruins fell 5-0 to #4 Florida State in the first match in the history of the UCLA sand volleyball program on Monday at the Long Beach State Campus Courts.

UCLA posted its first-ever set victory in the #2 doubles match, as sophomore Zoë Nightingale and freshman Becca Strehlow took the second set 21-16. However, the duo dropped the first 21-15 and the third in overtime 18-16.

The #1 doubles pairing of juniors Meg Norton and Kelly Reeves also went extra points in their first set, ultimately falling 22-20 and 21-15 in the second. Rounding out the matches were senior Bojana Todorovic and sophomore Megan Moenoa at #3 doubles (21-17, 21-16), sophomore Karsta Lowe and freshman Karly Drolson at #4 (21-12, 21-11) and freshmen Rachel Inouye and Maddy Klineman (21-7, 21-13).

The Bruins will next head to USC for a two-day event at Merle Norman Stadium this weekend on the Southern California campus. On Saturday, UCLA faces Loyola Marymount at 1 p.m. and USC at 3 p.m. Then on Sunday, bracket play begins at 9 a.m.

#4 Florida State 5, #6 UCLA 0
1) Davis-Yildirim, FSU def. Norton-Reeves, UCLA 22-20, 21-15
2) Pavels-Plessy, FSU def. Strehlow-Nightingale, UCLA 21-15, 16-21, 18-16
3) Pardon-Milosavljevic, FSU def. Todorovic-Moenoa, UCLA 21-17, 21-16
4) Brown-Wickstrom, FSU def. Lowe-Drolson, UCLA 21-12, 21-11
5) K.Pellitteri-S.Pellitteri, FSU def. Klineman-Inouye, UCLA 21-7, 21-13


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:30 AM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Hawai'i
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 9:15 AM PST
vs. USC
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 11:45 AM PST
at Pepperdine
Malibu, CA
Thursday, Mar 10 - 9:00 AM PST
vs. CSUN
Santa Monica, CA
Thursday, Mar 10 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Florida State
Santa Monica, CA
Saturday, Mar 12 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Mar 23 - 7:00 AM PST
vs. Tulane
Boca Raton, FL
Wednesday, Mar 23 - 11:00 AM PST
at Florida Atlantic
Boca Raton, FL
Friday, Mar 25 - 6:00 AM PST
vs. Florida ...
DeLand, FL
Friday, Mar 25 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Florida State
DeLand, FL
Saturday, Mar 26 - 7:30 AM PST
vs. Florida Atlantic
DeLand, FL
Saturday, Mar 26 - 10:30 AM PST
at Stetson
DeLand, FL
Wednesday, Mar 30 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 8:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Saturday, Apr 09 - All Day PST
vs. USAV Hermosa Beach ...
Hermosa Beach, CA
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - 2:30 PM PST
at CSUN
Northridge, CA
Thursday, Apr 28 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Beach ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Pairs Semifinal #1 ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Pairs Finals
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 9:00 AM PST
vs. Winners Bracket ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Losers Bracket ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Losers Bracket ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Championship Match
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Gulf Shores, AL
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