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No. 3 UCLA Sweeps Its Way Through March to May

No. 3 UCLA Sweeps Its Way Through March to May


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GULF SHORES, Ala. — No. 3 UCLA (18-1) posted two more wins on Saturday at the March to May event. The Bruins defeated No. 10 Georgia State (8-6), 5-0, and the hosts UAB (7-9), 5-0.

In the first dual against the GSU Panthers, the Bruins picked up their 13th sweep of the year. UCLA rolled to straight-set wins on all five courts with Lexy Denaburg and Maggie Boyd clinching the Bruins’ win, defeating the Panthers’ Angel Ferary and Bella Ferary, 21-13, 21-19, on court one.

In the second dual against the Blazers, the Bruins picked up their 14th sweep of the year and their fourth of the weekend. UCLA again rolled to straight-set wins on all five courts with Lexy Denaburg and Jessie Smith teaming up for the first time together on court two to defeat UAB’s Arden Copping and Mikayla Law-Heese, 22-20, 21-14.

The Bruins have next week off but return to action on Wednesday, March 29 when they host Hawai’i in the Mapes Beach Invitational at 3:00 p.m.

No. 3 UCLA def. No. 10 Georgia State, 5-0

Gulf Place Beach • Gulf Shores, Ala.

Saturday, Mar. 18, 2023 • 9:00 AM PT

Records: UCLA (171), GSU (8-6)

1. Maggie Boyd/Lexy Denaburg (UCLA) def. Angel Ferary/Bella Ferary (GSU) 21-13, 21-19

2. Peri Brennan/Abby Van Winkle (UCLA) def. Kelly Dorn/Elise Saga (GSU) 21-16, 21-9

3. Tessa Van Winkle/Jessie Smith (UCLA) def. Yasmin Kuck/Lila Bordis (GSU) 21-12, 21-18

4. Rileigh Powers/Haley Hallgren (UCLA) def. Ayla Johnson/Maddy Delmonte (GSU) 21-13, 21-15

5. Marlie Monserez/Jaden Whitmarsh (UCLA) def. Aliisa Vuorinen/Destiny White (GSU) 21-14, 21-18

Order of finish: 5, 4, 1*, 2, 3

No. 3 UCLA def. UAB, 5-0

Gulf Place Beach • Gulf Shores, Ala.

Saturday, Mar. 18, 2023 • 12:00 PM PT

Records: UCLA (181), UAB (7-9)

1. Peri Brennan/Abby Van Winkle (UCLA) def. Brooke Pertuit/Jasmine Haas (UAB) 21-11, 21-15

2. Lexy Denaburg/Jessie Smith (UCLA) def. Arden Copping/Mikayla Law-Heese (UAB) 22-20, 21-14

3. Tessa Van Winkle/Sophie Moore (UCLA) def. Adriana Pereira/Ella Alexander (UAB) 21-14, 21-13

4. Rileigh Powers/Haley Hallgren (UCLA) def. Jessica…

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