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Volleyball - Archives 2015

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Play Volleyball Bounces Back with Four-Set Victory over Cal
Volleyball 10/02/2015

Fourteenth-ranked Arizona volleyball won three consecutive sets after dropping the first against California on Friday night at McKale Center, defeating the Bears for the third consecutive time (22-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-15).

Play Cats Come Up Short in Five-Set Thriller
Volleyball 09/30/2015

Both the fourth and fifth sets went to deuce, and both went to Stanford as the Cardinal came back to win a hard-fought battle in McKale.

Cats Turn Attention to California
Volleyball 09/28/2015

After splitting the opening weekend of conference play, 14th-ranked Arizona, the Pac-12 per-set-leader in kills, assists and digs, gears up to face the Bay Area schools in a pair of matches televised by the Pac-12 Networks. First, it will be a top-15 showdown on Wednesday as the Wildcats will take on the eighth-ranked Cardinal, trying to end a streak of 17 consecutive victories for Stanford in the series. Arizona and Stanford take the court on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. MST. On Friday, UA welcomes California at 8 p.m. MST.

Cats Dominate 18th-Ranked Oregon in Pac-12 Home Opener
Volleyball 09/27/2015

Fourteenth-ranked Arizona volleyball needed just three sets to dispose of No. 18 Oregon (25-15, 25-16, 25-23), earning its first sweep of a top-20 team in 364 days.

Arizona Falls in Four Sets to Seventh-Ranked ASU
Volleyball 09/24/2015

The 14th-ranked Arizona volleyball team gave seventh-ranked ASU all it could handle, but fell short in four sets in the Pac-12 opener (26-28, 25-12, 20-25, 21-25).

Cats Set to Face Ducks on ESPNU
Volleyball 09/22/2015

No. 14 Arizona hosts No. 7 Oregon on Sunday in the Pac-12 home opener in a match televised by ESPNU.

Cats Earn Straight-Set Victory Over Savannah State
Volleyball 09/19/2015

Sixteenth-ranked Arizona defeated Savannah State in straight sets (25-12, 25-12, 25-14) to close out the nonconference season.

No. 16 Cats Take Second Ranked Longhorns to Five
Volleyball 09/18/2015

Sixteenth-ranked Arizona split its first two matches of the Wildcat Classic, downing New Mexico State in the matinee game in four sets (25-14, 24-26, 25-19, 25-23) before taking second-ranked Texas to five, (25-22, 16-25, 25-27, 25-20, 6-15).

Cats Wrap Up Wildcat Classic at Noon
Volleyball 09/16/2015

After splitting Friday's action, Arizona faces its final nonconference opponent at noon when the Cats take on Savannah State.

Jackson Dons New Shade of Red and Blue for Olympic Pursuit
Volleyball 09/15/2015

Former Wildcat middle blocker Cursty Jackson (2010-11) spends her days playing for Team USA with her eyes set on Rio for the 2016 Olympics.

Cats Split in Brooklyn
Volleyball 09/12/2015

Thirteenth-ranked Arizona swept LIU Brooklyn, the host of the Blackbird Invitational (25-19, 25-20, 25-16) to improve to 8-0 on the season for the fifth time in school history.

Third-Set Comeback Helps Arizona Remain Undefeated
Volleyball 09/11/2015

Thirteenth-ranked Arizona faced a 20-12 deficit in the third set, staring at its first two set to one disadvantage of the season. Instead, the Wildcats would end the third set on a 13-3 run, including scoring 10 of the set's final 11 points, to win the set and turn an impending 2-1 deficit into a 2-1 lead on their way to a four-set victory over previously-unbeaten Syracuse (16-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-18).