Volleyball Sweeps Oregon State, Weekend Series

Oct. 8, 2005

Final Stats

LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's volleyball team posted an impressive 30-24, 30-6, 30-13 victoyr in 75 minutes against Oregon State on Saturday night a Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins improve to 9-5 (2-3 Pac-10) with the victory, while the Beavers fall to 5-7 (1-5) with the loss.

The Bruins and Beavers played a tight first game with the scored tied as late as 23-all before UCLA scored four straight points behind the service of Jordan Smith to take a 27-23 lead. The Beavers would add just one more point before a block by Nancy Barba and Nellie Spicer ended the game with a 30-24 UCLA victory. Barba led the Bruins in the game with six kills and two block assists for seven points.

UCLA dominated the second game of the match, hitting .440 as a team to Oregon State's -.265, a discrepancy of .705. The Bruins scored 15 consecutive points behind Smith's service in the game, a stretch just two points shy of the NCAA record. The stretch included two service aces by smith and six OSU attack errors. After the 15-point run, an Abby Windell kill gave the Beavers their final point of the game before Laura Kroneberger served out the game for the Bruins.

Six points is the fewest a UCLA opponent has scored in a single game since the start of rally scoring in the 2001 season. In game two, Katie Carter was UCLA's top hitter, downing five kills on an error-free 10 swings and adding two block assists for six points. Kaitlin Sather had a similar performance in the game, posting four kills, a .429 attack percentage, a service ace and a block assist for 5.5 points.

The Bruins put together another solid performance in game three, recording two six-point runs behind the service of Colby Lyman during the game. Sather stayed hot after the break, hitting .429 with seven kills on 14 attacks in game three as UCLA rolled to a 30-13 win with a .371 team attack percentage.

For the match, UCLA was led offensively by Sather who finished with a .414 attack percentage with 15 kills, a service ace, three blocks and seven digs for 18 points. Senior Nancy Barba and junior Katie Carter each had a team-high four blocks for the team, while freshman libero Jordan Smith had a match-high 18 digs in the contest. UCLA hit .358 to Oregon State's .009 in the match, out-blocking the Beavers by a 9-4 margin and out-digging them 42-53.

UCLA returns to the road this week with a Thursday match at Washington that will be broadcast by FOX Sports Net on a tape-delayed basis, although there are no air-times nationally until Saturday and the match will not air in Southern California until Sunday at 1 pm on FSN West. The Bruins will also visit Washington State on the weekend road trip.

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
vs. American University
Honolulu, HI
(25-19, 25-19, 25-18)
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Iowa
Honolulu, HI
(25-20, 25-16, 25-13)
Sunday, Sep 06
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
(25-16, 25-27, 25-17, 28-26)
Friday, Sep 11
vs. San Diego
Santa Barbara, CA
(25-13, 24-26, 25-21, 25-23)
Saturday, Sep 12
vs. SMU
Santa Barbara, CA
(25-20, 25-22, 25-16)
Sunday, Sep 13
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
(25-19, 27-25, 25-23)
Friday, Sep 18
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
(25-23, 25-17, 25-21)
Friday, Sep 18
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
(25-20, 19-25, 25-17, 25-14)
Wednesday, Sep 23
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
(22-25, 12-25, 19-25)
Sunday, Sep 27
at California
Berkeley, CA
(25-20, 27-25, 25-16)
Friday, Oct 02
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
(29-31, 16-25, 15-25)
Sunday, Oct 04
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
(25-20, 25-18, 30-28)
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
Friday, Dec 04 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
Saturday, Dec 05 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
Friday, Dec 11 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
Saturday, Dec 12 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
Thursday, Dec 17 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Omaha, NE
Saturday, Dec 19 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Omaha, NE