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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: Wednesday 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.).


Friday, October 09
W Volleyball vs. Cal State East Bay
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, October 10
W Volleyball vs. SF State
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, October 15
W Volleyball at Cal State Monterey Bay
7:00 PM
Sunday, October 18
W Volleyball at Cal Poly Pomona
5:00 PM
Friday, October 23
W Volleyball vs. Chico State
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, October 24
W Volleyball vs. Stanislaus State
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, October 30
W Volleyball vs. Cal Poly Pomona
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, October 31
W Volleyball vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, November 06
W Volleyball at Stanislaus State
7:00 PM
Saturday, November 07
W Volleyball at Chico State
7:00 PM
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