With tonight’s win, USC leads its series with Arizona, 59-18, and is 31-5 in matches in Los Angeles. USC has won eight of its last nine meetings with Arizona.
Sophomore OH Samantha Briciohad three service aces in a single match for the 11th time this season. She pushed her season total for aces to 68 to move into fourth place in Pac-12 history, ahead of Logan Tom (Stanford, 2001) and Daiva Tomkus (UCLA, 1988) who each had 66 in their respective seasons. It is Bricio’s 26th match (out of 28) with at least one service ace and helped her move into fifth place at USC for career aces now with 111.
Senior libero Natalie Hagglund had her 23rd straight match in double digits for digs.
Hagglund’s 529 digs this season put her alone for the sixth-highest single-season mark by a Trojan. She now owns four of the top ten single-season records for digs in USC history.