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Danielle Dahle had match-highs with 17 kills and 18 points while also adding 10 digs.
UCSD Defeats Cal State East Bay in Four Sets
Release: Saturday 11/16/2013 

HAYWARD, Calif. - The UC San Diego women's volleyball team won its eighth straight match Saturday, defeating league opponent Cal State East Bay, 3-1, at Pioneer Gymnasium. Scores were 18-25, 25-23, 25-23 and 25-18.

Four UCSD players had 10 or more kills including Danielle Dahle (17) (La Mesa/Grossmont HS), Caitlin Brenton (14), Sara McCutchan (11) and Sophie Rowe (10). Dahle's 17 kills and 18.0 points were both match-highs. She and Rowe each produced double-doubles by adding 10 and 13 digs, respectively.

Also recording a double-double for the Tritons was setter Heidi Sierks, who finished with 53 assists and 15 digs.

Kameron Cooper hit .467 (9-2-15) and Brittany Lombardi had a team-best 17 digs for UCSD.

Samantha Bruno led the Pioneers with 12 kills, while Kitona Offord and Suzy Ni Xu each had 11. Veronica Sanchez led all players with 29 digs.

The Tritons held advantages in hitting percentage (.275 to .247) and digs (71 to 62), while the Pioneers were the better blockers (8.0 to 3.0).

UCSD has now won eight straight matches, improving to 24-3 overall and 16-3 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). CSUEB, which has lost three consecutive contests, dropped to 11-17 and 7-13.

A huge final week of CCAA play is on tap for No. 12 UC San Diego. The Tritons, second place in the league, host first place and 14th-ranked Cal State San Bernardino on Wednesday, Nov. 20 (7 p.m.). Following a road match at Cal State L.A. on Friday, Nov. 22 (7 p.m.), UCSD wraps up its regular season by entertaining Cal State Dominguez Hills on Saturday, Nov. 23 (7 p.m.).


Saturday, October 22
Cross Country at CCAA Championships
10:00 AM
Ontario (Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park)
Sunday, October 23
M Soccer at Cal State East Bay
11:30 AM
M Water Polo vs. UC Irvine
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Rowing at Head of the Charles Regatta
12:15 PM
Boston, MA
W Soccer at Cal State East Bay
2:00 PM
Thursday, October 27
M Tennis at SoCal Intercollegiate
All Day
Los Angeles
M Soccer at Cal State San Bernardino
12:30 PM
San Bernardino
W Soccer at Cal State San Bernardino
3:00 PM
San Bernardino
Friday, October 28
W Volleyball at Cal Poly Pomona
7:00 PM
Saturday, October 29
W Soccer at Cal Poly Pomona
11:30 AM
Swimming & Diving vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Soccer at Cal Poly Pomona
2:00 PM
W Volleyball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, October 30
W Rowing vs. Row for the Cure
6:00 AM
Mission Bay
M Rowing vs. Row for the Cure
7:30 AM
Mission Bay
Diversity and Inclusion
Hall of Fame (Middle Right AD)