Women's Volleyball Falls to No. 4 Stanford, 3-1

Oct. 5, 2002

Box Score

STANFORD, CA - Sophomore outside hitter Brittany Ringel led UCLA with 15 kills as the No. 4 ranked Stanford women's volleyball team defeated No. 13 UCLA, 3-1, tonight in Maples Pavilion before a crowd of 2,750. Game scores were 30-24, 25-30, 30-25, 30-22.

The Cardinal improve to 13-2 on the year, 4-1 in the Pac-10 while the Bruins fall to 10-6, 3-3 in league play.

Stanford staked a 9-2 lead in game one as UCLA called a timeout after an Ashley Ivy/Jennifer Harvey block. The Cardinal continued to roll forcing a second Bruin timeout at 18-8 on an Anna Robinson dump. UCLA closed the gap to 17-24 on a Cardinal blocking error but Stanford proved to be too much winning 30-24 on an Ogonna Nnamani kill.

The Bruins took the early 9-5 lead in game two but led by just one (15-14) at the media timeout. The Cardinal took their first timeout trailing 30-23 and the second at 22-26. UCLA continued to push on reaching game point on a Stanford hitting error at 29-25. They would win game two 30-25.

UCLA led game three 15-13 at the first media timeout but the Cardinal came back to take the led at 16-15 on an Ivy kill. The two teams traded points and found themselves tied at 21-all. Stanford inched ahead taking the 25-23 lead on a block by Harvey and Nnamani. They reached game and match point on a kill by Nnamani. The Cardinal won game three 30-25 on an Ivy service ace. The ace was the 100th career service ace of Ivy's career.

Stanford took the early 11-6 lead, forcing a Bruins timeout after a UCLA hitting error. The Cardinal continued to widen the gap going up 21-14 on a Nnamani kill. The Bruins closed the gap to 18-24 on a service ace forcing a Stanford timeout. With the Cardinal leading 26-22, Stanford scored the last four consecutive points to close out the match, 30-22 on a Bruins hitting error.

The Bruins were led by Brittany Ringel's 15 kills. Lauren Fendrik added 14 kills and a match-high 19 digs. Heather Cullen had 10 kills and 12 digs on the night for UCLA, while both of UCLA's middle blockers, Angela Eckmier and Cira Wright, posted five blocks in the match.

UCLA returns to action on Thursday and Friday nights in Pauley Pavilion as the Bruins play host to the Oregon schools. Both matches are scheduled for 7 pm starts, and will be broadcast live on the internet at www.uclabruins.com.

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