Mar. 11, 1997

    USC Falls to UC Santa Barbara

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The USC men's volleyball team fell to .500 Tuesday following a 3-1 loss at University of California at Santa Barbara.

    The Trojans (9-9, 6-7) got off to a solid start, taking the first set 15-13, but things went downhill from there as they lost three-straight sets, 15-8, 15-9 and 15-5.

    UCSB (9-6, 7-4) was led by Donny Harris' 37 kills while USC was led by Eric Seiffert's 25 kills.

    Defesively, USC got 11 digs apiece from Donald Suxho (77 assists) and Chris Guigliano.

    The loss was USC's fifth-straight loss.

    UC Irvine is up next for the Trojans.