Outside attacker Jordan Hoppe had both a match-high 13 kills and three aces to help Concordia-Irvine upset No. 5/5 UC Irvine 25-23, 25-19, 25-21 on Wednesday in Irvine, California.
Hoppe was one of three Eagles with double-digit kills as the team extended its winning streak to five matches and earned its first all-time win against UC Irvine. In addition, setter Chandler Gibb had 39 assists and guided the offense to out-hit UC Irvine .355 to .125.
Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with coach Shawn Patchell following this non-conference home win.