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USD to Complete Spring Schedule Saturday

April 21, 2006

SAN DIGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego women's volleyball team will conclude its spring schedule with a tournament hosted by Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif. on Saturday.

The Toreros will begin play at 10 a.m. with a match against the Titans of Cal State Fullerton. USD will continue play one hour later against UNLV and will have two more matches on the day, one at 12:30 p.m. against the Highlanders of UC Riverside and the final game against Arkansas at 2:30 p.m.

This past season the Toreros advanced into the NCAA Tournament for the fifth consecutive season and knocked out three-time national champion Long Beach State during first round play at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. USD received 24 kills from All-West Coast Conference MH Christie Dawson to oust Co-Big West Champions Long Beach State (25-7) by game scores of 30-28, 25-30, 30-26 and 30-28. The Toreros then fell in the second round of the Tournament to UCLA losing in three straight matches 30-24, 30-23 and 30-19.

USD Finished the 2005 season with a 23-6 overall record and a 10-4 record in the WCC, good for a second place tie with Pepperdine University.