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.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Wednesday, Mar 02
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
(21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-18)
Friday, Mar 04
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
(25-22, 25-15, 25-23)
Monday, Mar 07
vs. Ball State
Los Angeles, CA
(25-19, 25-18, 25-20)
Friday, Mar 11
vs. Concordia
Los Angeles, CA
(25-23, 25-21, 25-18)
Thursday, Mar 24
at CSUN
Northridge, CA
(19-25, 25-20, 23-25, 25-16, 15-7)
Saturday, Mar 26
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
(25-22, 25-22, 25-22)
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Brigham Young
Los Angeles, CA
(17-25, 25-19, 25-27, 13-25)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Brigham Young
Los Angeles, CA
(25-20, 20-25, 18-25, 23-25)
Thursday, Apr 07
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
(27-25, 25-18, 25-22)
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 21-25, 25-16, 25-23)
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Hawai'i
Los Angeles, CA
(25-16, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21)
Thursday, Apr 21
vs. Long Beach State
Provo, UT
(26-24, 28-26, 25-19)
Saturday, Apr 23
at Brigham Young
Provo, UT
(20-25, 19-25, 25-18, 15-25)
Thursday, May 05
vs. Ohio State
University Park, PA
(25-22, 22-25, 21-25, 25-20, 16-18)
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