Volleyball Bruins Blast Islanders 3-0

Sept. 11, 2003

Final Stats

AUSTIN, TX - The ninth-ranked UCLA women's volleyball team made quick work of Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Thursday afternoon at Gregory Gym in Austin, TX, with a 30-15, 30-16, 30-22 victory in the third match of the Time Warner Cable Texas Invitational. Brynn Murphy led the Bruins with 13 kills in the match.

UCLA junior Brynn Murphy finished the game with 13 kills to lead the Bruins, while Katie Carter had 12. Setter Haley Jorgensborg had 34 assists, while Chrissie Zartman had 14 digs to lead the match. The Islanders were led by Melanie Travis' seven kills.

UCLA (7-1) opened a lead early, 4-2, in the first game and established the pace of the match. The Islanders hung close for a few points, but at 8-6 UCLA went on a 12-3 run to open a commanding lead. UCLA had a strong .438 hitting percentage in the first game, and held TAMUCC to .000 with seven kills to seven errors. The Bruins had 19 kills in the first, led by sophomore Nancy Barba who had six, as well as three blocks.

The Bruins continued to roll in the second game, limiting the Islanders to a .194 attack percentage. Freshman Katie Carter's nine kills highlighted UCLA's .467 hitting percentage. TAMUCC (3-5) fell behind 15-5 and tried to mount a comeback, but was not able to pull any closer than eight points the rest of the game. UCLA capped the game with a 7-2 run to take a 2-0 lead in the match.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi played the third game with determination and played closely with the Bruins throughout the final game. UCLA built an 8-3 advantage, but the Islanders rallied all the way back to trail by a lone point at 18-17. From that point on, UCLA controlled the game and closed the match with a 12-5 run.

The final day of action at the Time Warner Cable Texas Invitational begins on Friday, Sept. 12 with a Texas A&M-Corpus Christi UT-Arlington match at 5 p.m. Host Texas and UCLA will square off at 7 p.m. to close the tournament. All times listed are Central.

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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
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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