UC Irvine def. Cal State Northridge
UCI junior Zack La Cavera tied his career-high with 19 kills as the Anteaters won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match, 25-18, 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, at the Bren Center on Wednesday.
Senior Jeremy Dejno had 14 kills, three aces and 10 digs for the No. 8 Anteaters (15-9, 12-8 in conference). UCI had nine service aces and out-blocked the Matadors, 51-38.
Connor Hughes and Collin Mehring each had seven kills, while Michael Brinkley and Roberto Frazzoni each had 14 digs and Frazzoni dished out 43 assists.
Cal State Northridge is now 7-15, 6-13.
UCI battles No. 4 Long Beach State on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Bren Center.