Photo by: Jimmy Gekas/Sideline Studios
Caitlin Brenton had 14 kills, six digs and seven blocks in Friday's victory.
UCSD Wins Seventh Straight, 3-1 at Cal State Dominguez Hills
Release: Wednesday 10/18/2013 

CARSON, Calif. - The 10th-ranked UC San Diego women's volleyball team won its seventh consecutive match Friday night, defeating conference opponent Cal State Dominguez Hills in four sets at The Torodome in Los Angeles County.

Scores were 25-15, 25-21, 21-25 and 26-24 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) match.

UCSD junior transfer Caitlin Brenton had a strong, balanced night, finishing with 14 kills, six digs, seven blocks (two solos) and a match-high 18.5 points. The opposite hitter's kill and point totals were both season-bests. Brenton also posted a .407 hitting percentage, committing just three errors in 27 attacks.

Outside hitter Danielle Dahle (La Mesa/Grossmont HS) totaled 16.5 points with a match-high 15 kills, an ace, a block and five digs. Outside Sophie Rowe and setter Heidi Sierks each recorded double-doubles. Rowe had 10 kills and 11 digs while Sierks put 52 assists and 12 digs on the stat sheet. She hit .500 with four kills and one error in six attacks.

Brittany Lombardi had a match-high 20 digs for the Tritons.

For Cal State Dominguez Hills, Elizabeth Krieger and Whitney Lee each amassed 17.0 points. Krieger had 13 kills and 12 digs, both team-highs. Lee compiled 12 kills, two aces, five digs and five blocks. She hit .455 (12-2-22).

The Toros had 10 service aces in the match, four of those coming from Krieger. It was the most aces against UCSD this season.

The Tritons were dominant on the attack, out-hitting their opponent .268 to .165 and holding a sizable 60 to 46 advantage in kills.

UCSD improved to 16-2 overall and 8-2 in the CCAA, while CSUDH fell to 8-10 and 1-10. The win was the 45th for UCSD in the all-time series. The Toros have won just twice, the first time in 1992 and then not again until last season.

UCSD returns to RIMAC Arena to host Cal State L.A. (11-7, 6-4 CCAA) Saturday night at 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles suffered a 3-0 loss at home against No. 14 Cal State San Bernardino Friday night.

Prior to Saturday's match, the eight members of UCSD's inaugural Hall of Fame class will be introduced and banners will be unveiled in the arena.


Monday, September 22
W Soccer vs. Cal State L.A.
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, September 26
M Soccer at Cal State L.A.
4:30 PM
Los Angeles
M Water Polo vs. Fresno Pacific
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Soccer at Cal State L.A.
7:00 PM
Los Angeles
W Volleyball at Sonoma State
7:00 PM
Rohnert Park
Saturday, September 27
Cross Country at Stanford Invitational
9:00 AM
W Volleyball at San Francisco State
7:00 PM
San Francisco
Sunday, September 28
M Soccer vs. Cal Poly Pomona
11:30 AM
UC San Diego
W Soccer vs. Cal Poly Pomona
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
Wednesday, October 01
M Water Polo vs. Loyola Marymount
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, October 02
W Volleyball at Humboldt State
7:00 PM
Friday, October 03
M Soccer vs. Cal State San Bernardino
4:30 PM
UC San Diego
M Water Polo at Air Force
6:00 PM
Colorado Springs, CO
W Soccer vs. Cal State San Bernardino
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, October 04
W Volleyball at Cal State San Bernardino
7:00 PM
San Bernardino
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