SPORT IN BRIEF

M. B-ball Snaps Streak With Win
Fullerton, Calif. – Jan. 15 – The UC Irvine Men’s Basketball team (7-6, Big West 2-4) snapped a four-game losing streak with a convincing 97-81 victory over Big West rival Cal State Fullerton (8-5, 3-2) at Titan Gym before 1,472 in attendance.
Volleyball Swept at UCLA
Los Angeles, Calif. – Jan. 15 – Freshman outside hitter Jon Steller recorded 19 kills but it wasn’t enough as the UC Irvine Men’s Volleyball team fell in straight sets 3-0 to top-ranked UCLA at Pauley Pavilion in the MPSF opening match for both squads. UCI has a 1-4 overall mark and 0-1 record with the loss. UCLA improved to 5-0 and 1-0 in conference play.
UCI Swimmer Garners Honors
Irvine, Calif. – Jan. 12 – Junior swimmer Lara Bjargardottir was named the Big West Swimmer of the Week.