Long Beach State Cruises to 3-0 Win

PROVO, UT -- The second-ranked Long Beach State men's volleyball team defeated the No. 3 UCLA 3-0 in the MPSF semifinal match at the Smith Fieldhouse Thursday night. Game scores were 30-25, 30-27, 30-28.

Long Beach State improved to 27-5, while UCLA ended its season at 24-6. Long Beach State will now face top-ranked BYU in the MPSF Championship match on Saturday, beginning at 7:30 at the Smith Fieldhouse.

Scott Touzinsky paced The Beach with 14 kills, while adding seven digs. Jeff Wootton and David Lee added 13 kills each, and Duncan Budinger rounded out the top 49er kill leaders with 11 kills. Tyler Hildebrand netted a match-high 49 assists and added four kills, nine digs, and three blocks. The AVCA National Player of the Week directed the 49er offense to a .464 attack percentage. LBSU out-blocked UCLA, 9.5-6.0, with Lee totaling six blocks for The Beach. The 49ers out-dug UCLA, 34-21. The .464 attack percentage vs. UCLA was the best hitting percentage for a conference tournament match in school history. Lee recorded the highest hitting percentage (min. 15 att.) in school history in a conference playoff match when he hit .750 (13-1-16) on the night.

Led by Wootton's seven kills, Long Beach State defeated the Bruins in game one, 30-25. Hildebrand netted 13 assists, three kills, and directed the 49er offense to a .519 hitting percentage. Touzinsky chipped in with four kills, and Nate Hagstrom added three kills. The 49ers out-blocked UCLA, 4.0-1.0, and got two blocks each from Wootton and Lee.

The 49ers took a 2-0 match lead after a 30-27 game two victory. LBSU hit a blistering .515 clip in the frame (22-5-33). Lee heated up in the set with eight kills with no attack errors for a .889 hitting percentage. Touzinsky poured in six more kills, while Hildebrand registered 18 assists.

LBSU reached match-point at 29-27 after a Touzinsky kill, and finished off the Bruins 30-28 after a UCLA service error in game three.

To view the detailed boxscore, click the pdf version link above.

Volleyball Box Score

2004 BYU Men's Volleyball Stats

UCLA vs Long Beach St. (Apr 29, 2004 at Provo, UT BYU)

UCLA | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN

## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS

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4 WENGER, JT.......... 0| 2 1 4 .250| 40| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 1 3| 0| 2.5

5 JOHNSON, Paul....... 0| 2 2 8 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0

8 DODD, Aaron......... 0| 7 4 17 .176| 0| 2 2| 0| 1| 0 2 0| 0| 10.0

14 KLOSTERMAN, Steve... 0| 10 0 16 .625| 2| 2 1| 0| 1| 0 2 0| 0| 13.0

17 VINCE, Allan........ 0| 3 1 7 .286| 1| 0 1| 0| 3| 0 4 0| 0| 5.0

24 SHRADER, Adam....... 0| 3 3 16 .000| 0| 0 5| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 3.0

16 GEORGE, Paul........ 0| 1 0 1 1.000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0

19 ZEMAITAITIS, Saul... 0| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 7| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

21 PENA, Chris......... 0| 8 3 14 .357| 1| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 3 0| 0| 9.5

26 KRAUSHAAR, Kris..... 0| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

33 JAGODA, Marcin...... 0| 11 3 21 .381| 0| 0 1| 0| 3| 0 0 0| 0| 11.0

34 SHUBIN, Matt........ 0| 1 0 1 1.000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0

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Totals.............. 3| 48 17 105 .295| 44| 4 12| 0| 21| 0 12 3| 0| 58.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0

Game K E TA Pct

1 12 5 35 .200 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS

2 17 5 29 .414 UCLA................ 25 27 28 24-6,17-5 MPSF

3 19 7 41 .293 Long Beach St....... 30 30 30 27-5,18-4 MPSF

Long Beach St. | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN

## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS

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2 Wootton, Jeff....... 0| 13 4 25 .360| 1| 0 4| 0| 3| 0 5 0| 0| 15.5

5 Hildebrand, Tyler... 0| 4 0 5 .800| 49| 0 0| 0| 9| 0 3 0| 0| 5.5

8 Hagstrom, Nathan.... 0| 5 3 12 .167| 1| 0 5| 0| 7| 0 1 1| 0| 5.5

9 Touzinsky, Scott.... 0| 14 6 24 .333| 4| 0 2| 0| 7| 0 2 1| 0| 15.0

17 Budinger, Duncan.... 0| 11 1 15 .667| 0| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 2 2| 0| 12.0

21 Lee, David.......... 0| 13 1 16 .750| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 6 0| 0| 16.0

4 Coe, Clint.......... 0| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

11 Kijewski, Robert.... 0| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

20 Munoz, Paul......... 0| 0 0 0 .000| 2| 0 0| 4| 4| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

24 Tarr, Robert........ 0| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

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Totals.............. 3| 60 15 97 .464| 57| 0 12| 4| 34| 0 19 4| 0| 69.5

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 9.5

Game K E TA Pct

1 19 5 27 .519 Site: Provo, UT BYU (Smith Fieldhouse)

2 22 5 33 .515 Date: Apr 29, 2004 Attend: Time: 1H 30M

3 19 5 37 .378 Referees: VERNA KLUBNIKIN, KEN TAYLOR, MARVIN HALL

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