UCLA clawed at the UCSB men’s volleyball team Saturday night in Rob Gym, handing the Gauchos their final Mountain Pacific Sports Federation loss of the season 4-1.
Santa Barbara came out strong in the first frame, hitting .424, before drastically losing attacking accuracy and finishing the night with a .171 hitting percentage.
With the score at 27-26, sophomore opposite Evan Patak recorded a stuff block following a sophomore setter Dane Jensen serve. The point swung the tide for UCSB, pulling the Gauchos to a 28-26 lead and forcing Bruin Head Coach Al Scates to call a timeout. Although UCLA senior quick hitter Chris Pe