UCLA falls in Four at Pepperdine

March 29, 2007


Fourth-ranked UCLA fell in four games against top-ranked Pepperdine Thursday night in MPSF men's volleyball action.

Pepperdine won 28-30, 30-26, 30-25 30-21 in front of 1,303 spectators at Firestone Fieldhouse. The victory raised the Waves' overall record to 20-1, 16-1 in league play. The Bruins fell to 14-10, 9-9. Pepperdine has now won 17 straight matches in a streak that started on Jan. 24 with a five-game win at UCLA.

Senior Steve Klosterman led the Bruins with 22 kills (.349), followed by 13 kills from senior Paul George. Redshirt freshman Brett Perrine added 10 kills (.364). Libero Tony Ker led the Bruins with 11 digs and his brother Kevin added 56 set assists, two kills, a pair of aces and three total blocks for 6.0 points.

A trio of players led the Waves, who hit .379 for the match: Paul Carroll (18 kills, 21.5 points), Jon Grobe (15 kills, .519) and J.D. Schleppenbach (11 kills, .500).

The Bruins will continue their road swing this week with a conference showdown against USC on Sat., Mar. 31 at the Galen Center. First serve is scheduled for 8 p.m. and the match will be televised by FosSports on a delayed broadcast.

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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