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UCSD names new women's volleyball coach

Ricci Luyties, the current head coach at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been named the new head coach of the UCSD women's volleyball program, Director of Athletics Earl W. Edwards announced Monday.

Luyties becomes the sixth coach in program history, taking over a Triton squad that went 29-3 in 2009 and finished second in the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a league record of 20-2.

"I am extremely pleased that Ricci Luyties will be joining the Triton Family as the new head coach of our Women's Volleyball program," Edwards said. "His knowledge of the game and experience as a collegiate national champion at UCLA, playing...