Bruins Earn #14 National Seed in NCAA Tournament, Host First and Second Rounds

Nov. 30, 2008

NCAA Tournament Bracket

LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's volleyball team earned a #14-national seed in this year's NCAA Tournament and will host the first and second rounds, which begin on Friday at Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins (20-10, 9-9 Pac-10) will host LSU (18-9, 13-7 SEC) in the first round at 8 p.m., while San Francisco (22-7, 11-3 WCC) and Duke (24-8, 15-5 ACC) square off at 5:30 p.m. The winners of the two matches will play in the second round on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Single-game tickets are $10 for adult general admission and $6 for student and youth general admission, while all-session tickets are $18 (adult) and $10 (student/youth). Tickets may be purchased at the site on game day and are first-come, first-serve. They are also available by calling 310-UCLA-WIN.

The Bruins concluded the regular season with a three-set sweep of cross-town rival USC on Friday. UCLA finished with its 10th-straight, 20-win season and were tied for fifth in the Pac-10.

LSU has won six in a row heading into the NCAA Tournament, finishing first in the Southeastern Conference's Western Division. San Francisco placed second in the West Coast Conference, while Duke were the co-Atlantic Coast Conference Champions.

The winner of the second round matchup heads to Austin, Texas and the NCAA Regional round. The Regionals take place on Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
at Arizona
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