No. 5 Cal Claims Golden Bear Invitational Crown With 3-0 Victory
Sept. 6, 2008
BERKELEY - The No. 5-ranked California volleyball team (5-0, 0-0 Pac-10) defeated UC Riverside (5-3, 0-0 Big West) 3-0 to conclude the 2008 Golden Bear Invitational at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. The Golden Bears were lifted by tournament Outstanding Setter and Most Valuable Player Carli Lloyd's double-double performance as they cruised to the three-set sweep 25-16, 25-21, 25-17. Lloyd put up 33 assists and 10 digs in the match and added four kills on four attempts without error. This is the second consecutive tournament in which Lloyd has claimed MVP honors.
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