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September 13-Junior middle blocker Lyndsey Hache' totaled a match-high 13 kills and junior outside hitter Katie Wilkins added 11 to lead No

lt;bgt;Pepperdine 3, Loyola MD 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; Junior middle blocker Lyndsey Hache' totaled a match-high 13 kills and junior outside hitter Katie Wilkins added 11 to lead No. 10 Pepperdine to convincing three-game sweep of Loyola-Maryland in the first round of the Golden Dome Invitational hosted by Notre Dame at the Joyce Center in South Bend, Indiana. The Waves, who upped their season mark to 6-3, won by scores of 30-11, 30-4 and 30-17 in a match that took 1:0 to complete. Loyola-Maryland fell to 4-4 on the season. Pepperdine continues action in the tournament when it plays Northwestern at 9 a.m. (PDT) on Saturday. The Waves conclude play against the host Irish beginning at 4 p.m. (PDT).lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;Loyola Marymount 3, Boston College 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; Kristen Gallup had 13 kills and Keilani Kimball added 11 on Friday night to lead Loyola Marymount to a three-game victory over Boston College in the opening match of the Terrapin Invitational at Ritchie Coliseum. LMU (6-1) never trailed in the match, winning by scores of 30-14, 30-, 30-. The Lions dominated play at the net, recording nine blocks during the match and hitting at a .30 percentage. Triana Newsome had seven blocks to up her team-leading season total to 30.lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;Nebraska 3, Santa Clara 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The nd-ranked Santa Clara University volleyball team had its six-match win streak snapped Friday evening on the first day of the U.S. Bank/Arby's Classic by the host, fourth-ranked Nebraska, 3-0. Despite the sweep, he Broncos (6-1) gained a good measure of respect in the match right from the beginning as they forced the first game into extra points before finally dropping the game by a score of 36-34. Games two and three were less competitive in the scoring, but still encouraging for a young team in a hostile environment. Santa Clara dropped game two by a 30-4 count and game three by a score of 30-1. Junior middle blocker Becky Potter posted a season-high 19 kills on the evening to go along with 1 digs. Sophomore outside hitter Megan Johnston posted five kills of her own by recorded a career-high 0 digs in the loss. lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;Idaho 3, Gonzaga 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; Christina Davis hammered home 16 kills Friday night but it was not enough as Idaho (-) used a balanced attack to sweep Gonzaga (1-7) in volleyball action at Martin Centre. Idaho won the contest 30-8, 30- and 30-0. The Zags raced out to an early lead in game one leading 9- behind early kills by Davis. The Vandals then rallied for an 18-14 lead as Brooke Haeberle served five straight Idaho points. GU was able to tie the game at 0-0 as Idaho had three straight attack errors, but the Vandals put the contest away with two Gonzaga attack errors.lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;San Diego 3, South Carolina 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; In their first match of their west coast trip, the South Carolina (6-) volleyball team fell to the San Diego Toreros 9-31, 6-30, 7-30. As a team, the Gamecocks held San Diego (7-) to a .181 hitting percentage, but USC only hit .14, their lowest of the season. San Diego's Noel Frohman led the match with 16 kills.lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;UCLA 3, Portland 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; The University of Portland women's volleyball team lost to the No. 14 ranked UCLA Bruins, 3-0 (30-17, 30-4, 30-4) tonight at the Nike Portland Invitational at the Chiles Center in Portland, OR. Portland moves to 4-3 overall, 0-0 in the WCC. UCLA improves to 4-3 on the season. For the Pilots, freshman Lauren Karpstein led the team with nine kills for a .00 hitting percentage. Monique Kettler tallied six kills and hit for .31 on the night. Teammate Sheena Surplus posted assists and 10 digs, while Carlie Price added 14 digs in the match. As a team Portland posted a .14 hitting percentage, 6.0 total team blocks and 36.0 points. UCLA146;s Cira Wright racked up 1 kills and hit for .417 in the match. Lauren Fendrick notched 1 kills and a .400 hitting percentage, along with eight digs.lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;UOP 3, Saint Mary's 0lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; Pacific improved to 4-3 on the season with a 30-7, 30-3, 30-6 sweep of Saint Marys (-3). Junior Jennifer Joines (Milpitas, Calif.) led the Tigers with 1 kills and six blocks on the evening. The Tigers outhit (.3-.16), outaced (9-7), outdug (4-48), and outblocked (10-4) the Gaels for the match. Junior Jill Parmele (Acampo, Calif.) paced Saint Marys with 1 kills.lt;pgt; lt;Pgt;13;lt;bgt;USF 3, Ind. Purdue-Fort Wayne 1lt;/bgt;lt;brgt; USF's junior outside hitting tandem of Brittanie Budinger and Caroline Skacel enjoyed career nights to lead USF to a 30-8, 30-, -30, 30-3 victory against Indiana Purdue - Fort Wayne in non-conference volleyball action in the second game of the 00 Molten Golden Gate Classic at War Memorial Gym. San Francisco (3-6) got a career-high kills from Budinger and a career-high 16 from Skacel, to down the Mastodons (-4). Junior setter April Scoggin dished out 46 assists for the Dons and USF responded for a .14 attack percentage for the match, including a .30 clip in game two. USF's defense turned in a dominating performance as well, recording 14.0 blocks, while the Mastodons managed just three on the night. lt;Pgt;