UNLV 3, UC IRVINE 0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-19)
Las Vegas, NV – UNLV protected its home court in the NIVC, sweeping past IC Irvine and into Round 2 of the tournament.
UNLV will play Fresno State on Friday, Nov. 30 at 10 p.m. ET. The Rebels (20-11) got a boost from sophomore Mariena Hayden, who closed with 14 kills. The team hit .280 overall.
UC Irvine (16-13) was paced by Abby Marjama, who had 12 kills. Leading the way in assists was Ali Koumelis with 26.