Top-Ranked UCLA Men's Volleyball Tops UC San Diego, 3-1

Feb. 2, 2002

UC San Diego surprised top-ranked UCLA by winning the first game, but the Bruins stormed back to win the match, 26-30, 30-21, 30-23, 30-17, in men's volleyball action at RIMAC Arena Saturday.

Matt Komer led UCLA with 13 kills on the night, while Chris Pena and Cameron Mount added 11 and 10 kills, respectively. Pena had eight blocks and Mount had six as the Bruins dominated the net, outblocking the Tritons 14 to five. Setter Rich Nelson dished out 48 assists.

Jim Waller led UCSD with 18 kills while Griffin Cogorno added 10 for the Tritons. Chris Mortimer had a match-high 14 digs while setter Jordan Hove recorded 46 assists.

UCLA improved to 9-1 overall and 4-0 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. UCSD fell to 1-7 overall and 0-6 in the MPSF.

The Tritons return to action next weekend when they play a pair of matches at the University of Hawaii on Friday and Saturday night.

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