CLEVELAND — UC Irvine lost to Cleveland State, 25-19, 20-25, 28-26, 16-25, 15-12, on Saturday after it topped High Point, 25-15, 31-29, 25-18, earlier Saturday.
Aly Squires and Marissa Bubica were named to the all-tournament team for the Anteaters (5-1), who edged Cleveland State in points, kills and blocks in the loss.
Bubica had a season-best 20 kills and hit .417 against Cleveland State (5-2).
Squires led UCI with 17 kills against High point.
MENLO — Vanguard improved to 9-2 with a pair of wins on Saturday at Menlo College.
The Lions topped William Jessup, 25-15, 25-15, 25-12, then took care of Wayland Baptist, 25-23, 26-24, 21-25, 25-16.
UC Irvine 1,
San Diego State 0
SAN DIEGO — Dennis Martinez headed in a cross from Cameron Iwasa in the 78th minute of the nonconference clash on Saturday.
Michael Breslin made just two saves for UCI (2-0-1).
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — No. 9-ranked UC Irvine opened its season by winning two matches on Saturday at the Bruno Fall Classic.
Senior Mitch Wise scored five goals in a 19-2 win over MIT and Jared Osborn had four goals to pace the Anteaters' 13-7 win earlier over St. Francis.