Lion queen

Oaks Christian grad helps UCLA win NCAA title, plays for Ireland in Olympic qualifier

NCAA CHAMPION—Izzy Carey, an Oaks Christian High grad, helped the UCLA women’s beach volleyball team defeat rival USC for the NCAA championship May 5 in Gulf Shores, Ala. The Bruins won it all in 2018.

The Bruins needed someone, anyone, to lead the chant.

After the first match of the season, UCLA women’s beach volleyball players looked at each other, unsure about what to do next.

“ Everyone was just sitting there, waiting,” said Stein Metzger, UCLA’s head coach. “They turn and look at I...

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