College Roundup: UCI falls short to USC


USC 7, UC Irvine 4

LOS ANGELES — Mitch Wise had three goals and USC transfer Jimmy Friedrich had 14 saves for the visiting Anteaters in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation opener Saturday.

No. 8-ranked UCI is now 8-4, while top-ranked USC is 6-0.



Vanguard def. Westmont

SANTA BARBARA — KaUwila Lavea had 18 kills to help lead the No. 23-ranked Lions to a 25-18, 24-26, 27-25, 25-16 Golden State Athletic Conference win Saturday.

Jamie Heenan had 16 kills and 17 digs for Vanguard (13-6, 2-2 in conference).

Westmont is 3-9, 1-3.


UC Davis def. UC Irvine

DAVIS — Aly Squires had 13 kills and Shaina Olsen had 10 kills for the Anteaters, who lost the Big West Conference match, 25-17, 18-25, 25-18, 18-25, 15-9, Saturday.

Squires also led with 22 digs for UCI (5-7, 0-2 in conference).

UC Davis is 16-1, 2-0.



Stanford Invitational

STANFORD — Sophomore Steven Melena finished 42nd to pace UC Irvine to an 11th-place team finish Saturday at the Stanford Golf Course.

Melena finished the 8,000-meter course in 24 minutes, 52 seconds.

UCI's 317 team points were 290 behind victorious Stanford.



Stanford Invitational

STANFORD — UC Irvine senior Melissa Mead, a Newport Harbor High product, finished 69th to pace the Anteaters on Saturday at the Stanford Golf Course.

Mead finished the 6,000-meter course in 22 minutes, 12 seconds.

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