Harvey Has Career-High 12 Blocks In 3-1 Win Over No. 13 UCLA

Oct. 5, 2002

Stanford, Calif. - Junior middle blocker Jennifer Harvey tallied a career-high 12 blocks as the No. 4 ranked Stanford women's volleyball team defeated No. 13 UCLA, 3-1, tonight in Maples Pavilion before a crowd of 2,750. Game scores were 30-24, 25-30, 30-25, 30-22.

The Cardinal improve to 13-2 on the year, 4-1 in the Pac-10 while the Bruins fall to 10-6, 3-3 in league play.

Stanford staked a 9-2 lead in game one as UCLA called a timeout after an Ashley Ivy/Jennifer Harvey block. The Cardinal continued to roll forcing a second Bruin timeout at 18-8 on an Anna Robinson dump. UCLA closed the gap to 17-24 on a Cardinal blocking error but Stanford proved to be too much winning 30-24 on an Ogonna Nnamani kill.

The Bruins took the early 9-5 lead in game two but led by just one (15-14) at the media timeout. The Cardinal took their first timeout trailing 30-23 and the second at 22-26. UCLA continued to push on reaching game point on a Stanford hitting error at 29-25. They would win game two 30-25.

UCLA led game three 15-13 at the first media timeout but the Cardinal came back to take the led at 16-15 on an Ivy kill. The two teams traded points and found themselves tied at 21-all. Stanford inched ahead taking the 25-23 lead on a block by Harvey and Nnamani. They reached game and match point on a kill by Nnamani. The Cardinal won game three 30-25 on an Ivy service ace. The ace was the 100th career service ace of Ivy's career.

Stanford took the early 11-6 lead, forcing a Bruins timeout after a UCLA hitting error. The Cardinal continued to widen the gap going up 21-14 on a Nnamani kill. The Bruins closed the gap to 18-24 on a service ace forcing a Stanford timeout. With the Cardinal leading 26-22, Stanford scored the last four consecutive points to close out the match, 30-22 on a Bruins hitting error.

Four Cardinal players were in double figures for the match. Ogonna Nnamani had a match-high 17 kills and added five blocks on the night. Logan Tom tallied a double-double with 15 kills and 10 digs. Ashley Ivy had 13 kills, 15 digs and six blocks on the night while teammate Sara McGee notched 11 kills. Setter Anna Robinson added 51 assists and Lindsey Yamasaki had 12 digs as well.

The Bruins were led by Brittany Ringel's 15 kills. Lauren Fendrik added 14 kills and a match-high 19 digs. Heather Cullen had 10 kills and 12 digs on the night for UCLA.

Stanford is back in action next weekend as they travel to Arizona State and Arizona in continued conference action.

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