The IPFW men’s volleyball team fell 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 30-28, 26-24) to No. 4 UC Santa Barbara late Saturday in the finale of the Santa Barbara Asics Invitational.
Andrew Sellan led the Mastodons (1-2) with 17 kills and 10 digs while freshman Alex Harthaller had 11 kills. Omar Rivera had 44 assists and Luis Bertran added 10 digs.
Weston Nielson led the Gauchos (4-0) with 18 kills, Jonah Seif had 46 assists and Hayden Boehle 16 digs.
IPFW returns to the Gates Center for their home opener against Saint Francis (Pa.) at 7 p.m. Friday.