The Lions dominated the match from the get-go, holding UCSB to a .243 hitting percentage and serving six of their nine aces in game one. LMU held UCSB to a .000 hitting percentage in game two and a .196 in game three.
Danielle Bauer led the Gauchos with 17 kills and 10 digs.
Megan Wooton made her debut for LMU, replacing setter Nicole Oehlman, who is nursing a bruised shoulder. Wooton recorded a double-double with 35 assists and a game high 14 digs. She also added two kills and one block assist in her first collegiate game.
Fellow freshman Dina Debernardi was LMU's other heavy hitter, downing 10 kills and leading the team with three blocks.
The Lions will take on #15 Pepperdine this Saturday (October 6) in Malibu.