Hawaii Defeats UCLA, 3-1

April 5, 2002

The second-ranked UCLA men's volleyball team was defeated, 3-1, by No.3 Hawaii Friday night in Honolulu, HI.

Hawaii (18-6, 15-4) won 19-30, 30-26, 16-30, 25-30 in one hour and 58 minutes in front of 5,108 at the Stan Sheriff Center. UCLA, which lost its second straight match, fell to 23-5, 15-4 in league play.

Tomorrow night's match between the two teams will settle second place in the conference standings.

Junior Cameron Mount led the Bruins with 16 kills (.433) and freshman Paul Johnson added 14 (.400) with eight block assists. Senior Matt Komer had nine kills, four block assists and a career high of 15 digs.

UCLA was unable to contain Hawaii All-American Costas Theocharidis, who spiked 29 kills (.333) in 63 attempts. Senior Dejan Miladinovic added 13 kills (.455) and three total blocks. Delano Thomas led the Warriors with seven block assists and added eight kills (.412).

Hawaii out-blocked the Bruins, 12-8, and held a 64-55 edge in total kills. Hawaii also hit for a percentage of .314 to UCLA's .262.

Saturday's match between the Bruins and Warriors begins at 7 p.m. HST (9 p.m. PST) and will be available on the internet by accessing uclabruins.com or uhathletics.hawaii.edu.

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
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