UC Irvine def. Cal State Northridge
NORTHRIDGE — Marisa Bubica had 16 kills to go along with eight digs to help the lead the Anteaters to a 25-17, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19 Big West Conference win Saturday at the Matadome.
Aly Squires knocked down 13 kills, while Shannon Fleming was solid all the way around the court with 12 kills, eight digs, a team-high six block assists and two aces for UCI (8-9, 3-1 in conference).
Sydney Wright added 10 kills and Marissa Alvarez put up a double-double with 43 assists and 11 digs for the Anteaters. Kristin Winkler led UCI with three aces and 19 digs.
Cal State Northridge is 12-5, 3-2.
Vanguard def. San Diego Christian
EL CAJON — Jessica Neves had 10 kills to help lead the Lions to a 25-19, 25-17, 25-15 Golden State Athletic Conference win Saturday.
Rachael Barker had eight kills, Carly Maxwell had 24 assists and Kelly Heenan had 17 digs for Vanguard (10-9, 2-3 in conference).
San Diego Christian is 4-8, 2-3.
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SANTA BARBARA — UC Irvine capitalized on a seven-goal outburst in the third quarter to defeat No. 4 California, 13-11, at Dos Pueblos High Saturday.
With the victory, UCI (12-1) will face top-ranked USC in a semifinal game Sunday at 10:40 a.m. at Dos Pueblos.
Bojan Hrlec led the Anteaters with four goals, Jacob Mourer had three, and Mitch Wise and Chris Swieca added two each.
Earlier Saturday, UCI scored the first six goals of the game in defeating UC Davis, 13-6.
Hrlec led the way with three goals while Nick Pfeil and Winston Newland added two each.