Sophomore Savvy Simo waves as her name is announced during player introductions.
Simo and freshman Mac May clash after the partners attempt to receive their opponent's serve at the same time.
A burst of sand covers Simo after she bumps the ball.
Junior Izzy Carey drops on one knee to receive a serve.
Middle blocker Alexandra Poletto reaches out to pass the ball to her partner.
Carey and her partner, freshman Megan Muret, celebrate winning a point after a defensive stand which consisted of successive blocks by Carey and a dig by Muret.
Joy Dennis (left) helps her partner Brianna Sizemore (right) with her hair prior to their matchup on court two.
Sophomore Chanti Holroyd (pictured) and her partner freshman Jamie McQuarrie represented the Bruins in an exhibition match.
UCLA coach Stein Metzger shares a laugh with USC volunteer assistant coach Dain Blanton during a break. Metzger and Blanton represented Team USA in the 2004 Olympics.
USC assistant coach Gustavo Rocha gives Dennis instructions before her match.
Sophomore Lily Justine goes for a block attempt on Dennis' hit.
Sizemore lunges forward to dig the volleyball.
Senior Elise Zappia (pictured) bumps the ball for her partner, sophomore Madi Yeomans.
Yeomans goes for a hit against a blocking Slater.
Sammy Slater (left) and Haley Hallgren (right) celebrate after a point against Zappia and Yeomans. The Trojan duo managed to win the match to force a 2-2 tie.
Junior Nicole McNamara goes for a serve against her court-one opponents with the matchup tied at 2 apiece.
Junior Megan McNamara digs the ball in the second set against her and her twin sister's USC counterparts.
Assistant coach Jenny Johnson Jordan cozies up next to junior Zana Muno as the temperature in USC's Merle Norman Stadium started to drop.
Nicole McNamara goes for a hit with UCLA just two points away from sealing a win over USC.
The Bruins rush court one after the twins managed to beat their opponents in straight sets to win the deciding point.