NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship: UCLA, Washington advance to Sweet 16
Day three of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship saw UCLA and Washington advance to the Sweet 16.
The fifth-seeded Huskies battled a tough Michigan State squad to a 3-1 win on Saturday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, advancing to the Sweet 16 where they'll face 12th-seeded Ohio State on December 11. Washington took the first set 25-17, but the Spartans answered with a 25-20 second-set win. The Huskies couldn't be beat, taking the next two 25-21 and 25-13 to seal the deal. Tia Scambray and Lianna Sybeldon tallied 10 kills each.
LEXINGTON, HERE WE COME! Washington knocks off Michigan State in four sets to advance to the SWEET SIXTEEN!!!!! #LGD
— UW Volleyball (@UWVolleyball) December 6, 2015
The 14th-seeded Bruins came back from an early 2-0 deficit against Michigan, claiming the final three sets to steal a spot in the regional semifinals. Claire Felix and Jessyka Ngauamo led the team with 17 kills each and Zana Muno tallied 35 assists in UCLA's thrilling 3-2 win. They'll face Texas on December 11 in Austin.
SURVIVE AND ADVANCE!!!! Bruins win the fifth, 15-11, and beat Michigan!!!!! pic.twitter.com/QtNpE8KjYv
— UCLA Women's VB (@UCLAWomensVB) December 6, 2015
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