January 11, 1997
Trojans Finish Seventh At UCSB Invitational
SANTA BARBARA, CA -- The USC men's volleyball team opened the season with a seventh place finish at the UC Santa Barbara Collegiate Invitational.
In the seventh place match Saturday afternoon, USC faced UC Irvine in a best of three games. The Trojans swept the Anteaters 15-11, 15-8.
BYU won the tournament's championship by defeating the host UCSB 15-5, 15-5, 15-10 and UCLA claimed third by beating Calgary 11-15, 15-3, 15-10, 13-15, 15-9.
Third Place Match
5th Place Match
7th Place Match
9th Place Match
Final Standings 1. BYU 2. UC Santa Barbara 3. UCLA 4. Calgary 5. IPFW 6. Loyola Marymount 7. USC 8. UC Irvine 9. Stanford 10. Pacific 11. Colorado 12. UC Davis 13. La Verne 14. Cal State Northridge 15. Cal State San Bernadino 16. Sacramento State All Tournament Team Ryan Millar BYU (Tournament MVP) Donny Harris UC Santa Barbara Adam Renfree UC Santa Barbara Ingo Lindemann BYU Steve Hinds BYU Tom Stilwell UCLA Steve Cann Calgary