Bruins Upset Gauchos for Third Straight Victory

Feb. 23, 2007

Box Score

Seventh-ranked UCLA upset No.3 UC Santa Barbara in four games Friday night at Pauley Pavilion.

The Bruins won 30-28, 30-24, 30-32, 30-19 in 123 minutes in front of 1,080 fans. The victory raised the Bruins' overall record to 10-7 and 8-6 in league play. The Gauchos lost their second straight match and fell to 12-5, 10-4.

Senior Steve Klosterman led UCLA with 23 kills (.314) and 25.0 points. He also added an ace, seven digs and two block assists. Senior Paul George added 16 kills (.353) and 17 points, followed by 12 kills (.450) from freshman Garrett Muagututia who served three aces and recorded six block assists for 18.0 points. Freshman setter Kevin Ker started his second straight match and recorded a career-best 59 assists and five kills (.714).

Junior Theo Brunner led UCSB with 14 kills (.423). Senior opposite Evan Patak, the national leader in kills, was held to 13 kills (.111), but served five aces for 19.5 points.

After a road match against Long Beach State on Feb. 28, the Bruins return home on Mar. 2 to host UC San Diego. On Mar. 7, they will host Loyola-Chicago in a non-league match.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Jan 03 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. British Columbia
Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, Jan 05 - 4:00 PM PST
at George Mason
Fairfax, VA
Thursday, Jan 07 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Ohio State
University Park, PA
Friday, Jan 08 - 4:30 PM PST
at Penn State
University Park, PA
Friday, Jan 15 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Jan 16 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Wednesday, Jan 20 - 7:00 PM PST
at Cal Baptist
Riverside, CA
Saturday, Jan 23 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Jan 25 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Princeton
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Jan 27 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 29 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 05 - 9:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Saturday, Feb 06 - 9:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Thursday, Feb 11 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 7:00 PM PST
at Pepperdine
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Feb 21 - 11:00 AM PST
at Stanford
Maples Pavilion- Stanford, CA
Wednesday, Feb 24 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Cal Baptist
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 8:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA