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.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Feb 27
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
(25-16, 25-20, 25-27, 25-16)
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)
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS