The UCLA men’s volleyball team will host the UBC Okanagan Heat Tuesday in Pauley Pavilion at 2 p.m. in a final exhibition before the 2014 season. Admission and parking are free.
The Bruins return 11 lettermen and four starters from last year’s team that recorded a 21-11 overall record. Eight freshmen – the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class – are also on the roster.
UCLA, ranked third nationally in the AVCA preseason poll, begins the season Jan. 3-4 at the UCSB Invitational followed by the Outrigger Hotels Invitational in Hawaii, Jan. 9-11.
The Bruins’ first home match is Fri., Jam. 17 at 3 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion vs. Stanford. That match will televised by the Pac-12 Networks.