Volleyball Sweeps Colorado at Hawaiian Airlines Classic

Sept. 1, 2006

Final Stats

HONOLULU - The 10th-ranked UCLA women's volleyball team earned a three-game win in their opening game of the Hawaiian Airlines Classic with game scores of 30-25, 30-25, 30-25. The Bruins were led by senior outside hitter Katie Carter, who downed 10 kills in the contest. UCLA had a dozen players participate in the match, and Nana Meriwether finished with 10 blocks and a team-high 13 points.

UCLA led throughout the first game of the match with a Meriwether kill closing out the opening game win for the Bruins. Game two was tied as late as 11-11 before a Colorado service error gave the Bruins the lead for good.

Game three saw the Buffaloes extend a 13-9 lead before a Meriewether kill stopped a six-point Colorado run. The Bruins would chip away at the deficit, tying the game at 19-19 and taking the lead during a string of four consecutive attack errors by Colorado. CU would re-take the lead and the game was tied at 25-25 before Becky Mehring served four straight points to take UCLA to the 30-25 final game victory.

Colorado hit just .137 as a team in the match, including a .024 mark in the third and final game. As a team, the Bruins hit .321 in the contest, out-blocking the Buffaloes 14-5.

UCLA returns to action on Saturday night with a 7:30 pm Pacific Time match against No. 5 Florida at the Hawaiian Airlines Classic.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Aug 29 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Aug 30 - 5:00 PM PST
vs. Loyola Marymount
Los Angeles, CA
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 - TBA PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Nov 22 - 11:00 AM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, Nov 25 - TBA PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA