La Cavera shines in win


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.

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