Highlights: No. 4/4 UC Santa Barbara sweeps McKendree to close out UCSB Invite

Host No. 4/4 UC Santa Barbara swept all three matches at the 2020 UCSB Invite, closing out the tournament with a dominating win over McKendree on Saturday night. The Gauchos outhit (.458 to .085), out-served (seven aces to three), out-blocked (five to three), and out-dug (20 to 14) the Bearcats. Big West Freshman of the Year, Ryan Wilcox, who had 15 kills the night prior, did not start this match, showing how deep this UC Santa Barbara roster is. UC Santa Barbara was paced by ten kills each from outside attacker Roy McFarland and opposite Haotian Xia. Setter Casey McGarry was named Off the Block’s National Setter of the Week based on his performance in this tournament. Check out the match highlights as recorded by associate editor, Jonathan Bates.