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
Thursday, Nov 12
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
(25-17, 17-25, 25-27, 25-23, 12-15)
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 25-19, 25-27, 25-19)
Friday, Nov 20
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
(25-22, 22-25, 19-25, 28-26, 15-10)
Sunday, Nov 22
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
(22-25, 27-29, 27-25, 25-21, 10-15)
Wednesday, Nov 25
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 17-25, 25-19, 12-25, 15-12)
Friday, Nov 27
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
(18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 11-15)
Friday, Dec 04
vs. Lipscomb
Los Angeles, CA
(25-10, 25-22, 25-15)
Saturday, Dec 05
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
(23-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-20, 15-11)
Friday, Dec 11
at Texas
Austin, TX
(25-23, 22-25, 10-25, 20-25)