MEN'S VOLLEYBALL

UC Irvine def. Ball State

MUNCIE, Ind. — Junior opposite Zack La Cavera finished with 18 kills, two service aces, seven digs and four total blocks, leading the top-ranked Anteaters to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-17 nonconference sweep on Saturday.

Outside hitter Jeremy Dejno produced 10 kills and three block assists for UCI (3-1).

Roberto Frazzoni, a setter, produced a career-best 25 assists, six digs and four blocks.

Collin Mehring finished with five total blocks, while Scott Kevorken had three kills, four blocks and an ace and Michael Brinkley added seven digs

The Anteaters open Mountain Pacific Sports Federation play at No. 6 Pepperdine on Friday at 7 p.m.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Vanguard 71, Bethesda 58

LA MIRADA — Junior Ashleigh Anderson produced 14 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and three assists at the Biola Holiday Classic on Saturday, helping the top-ranked Lions improve to 11-0 on the season.

Jordie Smith (14 points), Nicole Ballestero (13), Taylor Belmont (11) and Melissa Norman (10) finished in double figures for Vanguard.