Five Bruins Earn Pac-10 Volleyball Honors

Nov. 28, 2005

Five UCLA players earned Conference honors on Monday, led by junior middle blocker Nana Meriwether (Potomac, Md.) and Nellie Spicer (Barrington, Ill.) who were named to the 2005 All-Pac-10 team.

Nancy Barba (Austin, Texas) was named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10. The group of Bruin honorees also includes Pac-10 All-Freshman selections Kaitlin Sather (Santa Rosa, Calif.) and Spicer as well as Honorable Mention All-Freshman selection Jordan Smith (Corona Del Mar, Calif.).

Spicer was the only freshman other than Pac-10 Freshman of the Year Foluke Akinradewo of Stanford to earn All-Pac-10 or Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 honors.

UCLA finished the regular season with an 18-10 record and tied for fifth place in the Pac-10 standings with a 10-8 conference record.

The Bruins are the 16th seed in the 2005 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship and will play host to a first and second round site this weekend. UCLA will host a match between San Diego and Long Beach State at 5:30 pm PT on Friday, followed by the Bruins against Kansas at 8 pm. Friday's winners will play at 7 pm PT on Saturday in Pauley Pavilion with that winner advancing to the Omaha, Neb., regional.

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