Seventh-Ranked Bruins Swept by Long Beach State

Sept. 19, 2009

Box Score

FULLERTON, Calif. - For the second night in a row, the seventh-ranked Bruins were defeated by a Big West Conference opponent, as Long Beach State swept UCLA on Saturday night at Titan Gym. Set scores were 25-19, 25-16, 25-14. Junior Dicey McGraw led the Bruins with nine kills and six digs.

The Bruins fall to 10-3 on the season, while the 49ers improve to 7-3.

Sophomore Amanda Gil had six kills and no errors in 10 attacks for a .600 hitting percentage, sophomore Katie Camp had five kills and five blocks and sophomore Lainey Gera added 12 digs. The Bruins hit .120 as a team and never led at any point in the match.

The 49ers scored the first seven points of the match and were never threatened in winning the opener. The Bruins closed to within three on a few occasions, but got no closer, losing 25-19. Camp had three kills in the first, as the Bruins were out-hit .370 to .225.

The Bruins were tied at one and three in the second set, but the 49ers scored the next three and never trailed for the rest of the second. UCLA could not string more than three points together and got no closer than two the remainder of the way, falling 25-16. UCLA was led by McGraw's three kills in the second, while Camp added four blocks. The Bruins hit .000 in the set, while the 49ers hit at a .312 clip.

Things went from bad to worse in the third set, as the 49ers recorded another wire-to-wire victory after scoring the first five points. The Bruins were unable to score more than two points in a row and ended up dropping the set 25-14. McGraw had four kills and no errors in the third, while freshman Mari Hole posted three kills.

Naomi Washington paced Long Beach State with 13 kills, while Brittney Herzog added 10. Long Beach State hit .398 as a team.

The Bruins look to the right the ship next weekend when they open Pac-10 play on the road. UCLA faces Arizona State on Friday and Arizona on Saturday. Both matches start at 7 p.m. and will have Gametracker on the schedule page of

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 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Nov 22 - 11:00 AM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, Nov 25 - 8:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA