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CUBuffs.com: No. 20 Buffs Rebound to Take Down No. 12 UCLA 3-1 (Volleyball)

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    BOULDER — Colorado came out strong on Sunday afternoon and knocked off No. 12 UCLA in four sets (25-21, 24-26, 25-15, 28-26), earning its second Pac-12 win this season at the Coors Events Center.

    The win also gave the 20th-ranked Buffs their 10th win of the season (10-4) and they are now 2-2 in the Pac-12. The loss was just the third for UCLA as it is now 11-3 overall (2-2 Pac-12).

    WHAT HAPPENED: After suffering a tough loss on Friday night to No. 23 Southern California, the Buffs came out ready for a fight with UCLA. Four Buffs recorded double-digit kills as CU recorded its third win in the all-time series against the Bruins. Alexa Smith led the team with 16 kills, while Stephanie Shadley and Gabby Simpson each added 12 kills.Naghede Abu also tallied double-digits with 10 kills.

    The Buffs didn't just perform well on offensive, but the defense also did well recording 75 digs and 10.0 blocks. Cierra Simpson picked up a season-best 27 digs to lead both teams. Smith added 14 digs and Gabby Simpson had 13 digs. At the net, Abu put up six blocks, a match-best.
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    http://www.cubuffs.com/boxscore.aspx?path=wvball&id=9278

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    Post-match Press Conference (with Coach Mahoney, Gabby Simpson and Alexa Smith) -


    Pac 12 Network post-match interview with Cierra Simpson -
     
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    Congrats once again to the team.

    Now time to cut down the Trees and then go Bear hunting this coming week on the road!
     

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