Women's Volleyball 2008-09 Headlines

September 24, 2008
Slugs Continue to Play Strong on the Road
The UC Santa Cruz Women’s Volleyball team lost a tough, five game match to NCAA Division II, CSU Monterey Bay on Tuesday, September 16th. The Slugs took the first two games 25-18, 25-22 only to drop the next two games 12-25, 21-25. The fifth game was extremely close and exciting going into extra points but coming up short 18-20. Leading for the Slugs was Senior Outside Hitter Megan Wisniewski with 13 kills, 4 digs and 3 blocks.

August 31, 2008
Pacific Lutheran Solid Hitting Was Too Much For The Slugs
FOREST GROVE - Pacific Lutheran rebounded from a shocking first set loss to take out UC Santa Cruz in four sets. The Banana Slugs scored 14 kills in the opener, while the Lutes hit -.054, committing six errors against four kills. The Lutes came back with a vengeance in the second set, smashing 15 kills against just one error.

August 31, 2008
Slugs Finish Weekend In Oregon 2-2, Defeating Pacific 3-1
FOREST GROVE ­ Pacific edged out a close first set, but could not come out on top of the final three stanzas as UC Santa Cruz took the match from the Boxers, 25-27, 25-22, 27-25, 25-20, in the Boxer Kickoff Volleyball Invitational Sunday at the Pacific Athletic Center.

August 30, 2008
Slugs Drop Their Season Opener To Puget Sound
FOREST GROVE - The No. 7 ranked Loggers opened the tournament with a three-set victory over the Banana Slugs. UPS dominated the first set, posting a .385 attack percentage before settling down to .184 in game two and .171 in game three. UC Santa Cruz kept things close in the second and third sets.

August 30, 2008
Slugs Split Their Opening Weekend At Boxer Kickoff Tournament
FOREST GROVE - UC Santa Cruz put together a .220 hitting performance, while Neumann could not find their attack in a three-set loss to the Banana Slugs. After dominating the first, UC Santa Cruz cruised in the final two sets to end the day with a split

August 29, 2008
Slugs are opening their season at the Boxer Kickoff Volleyball Invitational
FOREST GROVE - It will be the best in the west against some of the best of the east in 2008 a strong field of playoff-caliber teams will square off in the fourth annual Boxer Kickoff Volleyball Invitational, to be held Aug. 30 and 31 at the Pacific Athletic Center.

September 16, 2007
Slugs Finish Week With a Perfect 5-0 Record
The UCSC Women’s Volleyball team started off the week with a solid win over the Bethany Bruins of Scotts Valley (25-9, 25-23, 25-16). Leading the Slugs was Senior Outside Hitter Megan Wisniewski who racked up 11 kills hitting .364 for the match.

September 9, 2007
Slugs Go 3-1 at Pacific Coast Classic
SANTA CRUZ, CA - The UCSC Women’s Volleyball team had another great weekend at the Pacific Coast Classic hosted by the Claremont Colleges. Up first against the Slugs was NCAA DIII Lewis & Clark. UCSC defeated Lewis & Clark in 5 games (20-25, 25-17, 25-23, 19-15, 15-12). Senior Outside Hitter Megan Wisniewski led the team with 19 kills, 2 digs and 1 block...