Arizona Volleyball falls to No. 13 UCLA - Tucson News Now

Arizona Volleyball falls to No. 13 UCLA

The Bruins beat the Wildcats in Tucson for the first time since 2011 (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics). The Bruins beat the Wildcats in Tucson for the first time since 2011 (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics).
TUCSON, AZ -

Thirteenth-ranked UCLA volleyball ended a six-year drought in McKale Center, sweeping Arizona (25-15, 25-17, 25-20) on Wednesday night.

The victory for the Bruins (10-4, 3-2 Pac-12) was their first in Tucson since 2011 and snapped a three-match losing streak to the Wildcats.

UCLA hit .336 in the match, while holding UA to a .196 clip. Arizona dropped to 0-7 when being outhit in a match.

Paige Whipple led the Wildcats (7-7, 1-4) with nine kills in the match. The freshman, who also had 10 digs, finished one kill shy of a double-double.

The Wildcats face No. 15 USC on Friday in McKale.

You can read more about Wednesday’s match over at ArizonaWildcats.com.

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David Kelly contributed to this story.

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