MEN'S VOLLEYBALL

UC Irvine def. Pepperdine

Opposite Zack La Cavera had a match-high 17 kills as the No. 9 Anteaters swept past the No. 3 Waves, 27-25, 25-23, 25-19, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match Friday night at Bren Events Center.

Jeremy Dejno added 13 kills for UC Irvine (9-7, 6-6 in conference). Roberto Frazzoni had 41 assists and eight digs, which matched the total by Michael Brinkley. Scott Kevorken had eight kills and Collin Mehring six on six attempts for UCI, which out-hit Pepperdine, .402 to .312.

Pepperdine is now 6-3 in conference.

UC Irvine travels to Long Beach State for a 7 p.m. match Wednesday.