UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball were defeated by the Pacific Tigers. The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 18-25, 12-25, 12-25.
Sophomore Middle Blocker Will Klepac led the team with 8 kills (0.462 pct). Senior Setter Paul Leon contributed 25 assists on the match.
The Pacific Tigers showed their strength as a Division-I program. The Slugs struggled to maintain their passing as their opponent controlled the tempo of the match with strong serving. A solid performance by the Slugs was not enough to defeat the Tigers. A tough loss to take, the Slugs will use this game to improve and prepare for the upcoming CVC tournament.This loss brings their overall record to 9-5 (5-1 D-III, 4-0 CVC).
The Slugs head to their final Conference Tournament (CVC) in Milwaukee, WI. The schedule for the weekend is as follows:
3/29 7:00 PM vs MSOE
3/30 5:00 PM vs Fontbonne
3/31 2:00 PM vs Mt. Saint Joseph's
3/31 6:00 PM vs Carthage