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UCLA to Make Pac-12 Networks Debut at USC This Week
By: UCLA Athletics

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LOS ANGELES - The sixth-ranked UCLA Bruins (6-3) make their Pac-12 Networks debut this week in a double-header at USC's Merle Norman Stadium. The Bruins will first take on Loyola Marymount (4-6) on the Pac-12 Networks at 3:00 p.m., followed by a bout with No. 2 USC (10-1) at 4:30 p.m., also on the Pac-12 Networks.

Loyola Marymount is unranked and enters the week on a one-match winning streak (4-1 over CS Northridge) and has won three of its last four duals. The Lions have played all five of the top teams in the country, accounting for all six of their losses (including two to No. 5 Long Beach State).

The second-ranked Trojans enter the tri-meet with UCLA and LMU having won nine consecutive duals, including a 4-1 home win over No. 1 Pepperdine last week (new rankings are released tomorrow). That victory avenged USC's only loss on the year, a 5-0 setback in Malibu.

The Bruins are 2-0 all-time vs. Loyola Marymount, winning both matches last season 4-1, in UCLA's inaugural season. UCLA is 0-1 vs. the Trojans, falling 5-0 at USC on March 16, 2013.

MATCH INFORMATION
Venue: Merle Norman Stadium (USC)
Date: April 3, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. (LMU)/4:30 p.m. (USC)
TV: Pac-12 Networks
Talent: Anne Marie Anderson (play-by-play), Holly McPeak (analyst)

The Bruins, under second year head coach Stein Metzger and assistants Jenny Johnson Jordan and Sarah Straton, are 9-10 overall in dual matches after going 3-7 last season. UCLA had a pair of teams reach the 2013 AVCA National Championships, Meg Norton and Kelly Reeves, as well as Nightingale and Becca Strehlow. Reeves became the first Bruin to earn AVCA All-America honors last year.

UCLA Records in 2014
#1 - Kamila Tan / Jessyka Ngauamo (6-3)
#2 - Zoë Nightingale / Madie Smith (2-7)
#3 - Taylor Formico / Karsta Lowe (3-3)
#4 - Skylar Dykstra / Jennie Frager (4-5)
#5 - Karly Drolson / Rachel Inouye (6-3)

 

EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:30 AM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Hawai'i
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 9:15 AM PST
vs. USC
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 11:45 AM PST
at Pepperdine
Malibu, CA
Thursday, Mar 10 - 9:00 AM PST
vs. CSUN
Santa Monica, CA
Thursday, Mar 10 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Florida State
Santa Monica, CA
Saturday, Mar 12 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Mar 23 - 7:00 AM PST
vs. Tulane
Boca Raton, FL
Wednesday, Mar 23 - 11:00 AM PST
at Florida Atlantic
Boca Raton, FL
Friday, Mar 25 - 6:00 AM PST
vs. Florida ...
DeLand, FL
Friday, Mar 25 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Florida State
DeLand, FL
Saturday, Mar 26 - 7:30 AM PST
vs. Florida Atlantic
DeLand, FL
Saturday, Mar 26 - 10:30 AM PST
at Stetson
DeLand, FL
Wednesday, Mar 30 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 8:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Saturday, Apr 09 - All Day PST
vs. USAV Hermosa Beach ...
Hermosa Beach, CA
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - 2:30 PM PST
at CSUN
Northridge, CA
Thursday, Apr 28 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Beach ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Pairs Semifinal #1 ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Pairs Finals
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 9:00 AM PST
vs. Winners Bracket ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Losers Bracket ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Losers Bracket ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Championship Match
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Gulf Shores, AL
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