Bruins Win Kilgour Cup By Sweeping USC

Feb. 9, 2002

The top-ranked UCLA men's volleyball team defeated USC 3-0 in the 25th Annual Kilgour Cup Saturday night.

The Bruins (11-1, 6-0) defeated the Trojans (4-9, 1-6), 30-23, 30-17, 30-23 in 77 minutes before 1,260 fans at Pauley Pavilion. The victory was the Bruins' ninth straight and fourth consecutive over USC,

The Bruins have won the Kilgour Cup 20 times in 25 years.

Senior Matt Komer led the Bruins with 14 kills (.476) and three total blocks, and sophomore Chris Pena and junio Cameron Mount each added nine kills. Mount added five digs and four total blocks, while hitting .500.

As a team, the Bruins dominated the net by out-blocking their archrivals, 10.5-5.0 and limiting them to a hitting percentage of .110. The Bruins hit .513, a season-high, and recorded 20 digs.

Senior Brook Billings led the Trojans with 16 kills and Beau Rawi added 12, but each was held under .300. Three other starters hit for negative percentages.

The loss was USC's sixth straight.

UCLA travels to the Bay Area for its next two matches, visiting Pacific (2/15) and Stanford (2/16).

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