Nov. 30, 2003
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's volleyball team has been selected as the No. 8 seed in the 64-team NCAA Championship field, and will open tournament play at home on Friday, December 5 against San Diego. Missouri and UC Irvine will also play opening-round matches at Pauley Pavilion.
The Bruins, ranked seventh in the most recent AVCA/USA Today Coaches Poll, are participating in their 22nd NCAA Championship. UCLA has won three NCAA titles (1984, 1990, 1991) and six total National Championships in women's volleyball (1971-72 DGWS and 1974, 1975 AIAW).
Winners of Friday night's first round matches (Missouri vs. UC Irvine at 5:30 pm; San Diego at UCLA at 8 pm) will play on Saturday night, December 6, at 7 pm. All three matches will take place at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
All-session tickets are available through the UCLA Central Ticket Office at 310-UCLA-WIN. They are selling for $12 for adults and $8 for students and youth. Single-session tickets, which will only be sold on game-days, are available for $8 for adults and $5 for students and youth. All tickets are general admission.
NCAA First Round Matches ? Friday, December 5, 2003
Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA
5:30 pm Missouri vs. UC Irvine
8 pm San Diego at UCLA
NCAA Second Round Match ? Saturday, December 6, 2003
7 pm Missouri/UC Irvine winner vs. San Diego/UCLA winner
Second-round winner advances to the Lincoln, Nebraska regional.