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Volleyball - Archives 2015

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Kingdon Wins League Title, MVP in First Year
Volleyball 05/04/2016

Former Arizona volleyball All-American Madi Kingdon has been named the Azerbaijan Superleague MVP after leading her team to a championship in her first professional season.

Mau, Jacobson Selected to China-Bound Pac-12 All-Star Team
Volleyball 04/12/2016

Arizona's Kalei Mau and McKenzie Jacobson have been selected to the Pac-12 All-Star Team which will compete in China this summer. Additionally, Arizona assistant coach Rita Stubbs will serve as an assistant on the team while UA athletic trainer Emily Johnson will accompany the team to China.

Larson Selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team
Volleyball 04/08/2016

Arizona libero Laura Larson has been selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team, USA Volleyball announced on Friday.

Arizona Volleyball Season In Review
Volleyball 12/21/2015

Tasked with replacing its top three scorers from 2014, the 2015 Arizona volleyball team battled adversity and earned the program's fourth straight (and sixth in seven years) berth into the NCAA Tournament, where the Wildcats fell to Western Kentucky in straight sets in Provo, Utah.

Penina Snuka Named Honorable Mention All-America
Volleyball 12/16/2015

Junior setter Penina Snuka has been named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American for the second straight season, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced on Wednesday.

Snuka, Mau Earn All-Region Recognition
Volleyball 12/08/2015

Junior setter Penina Snuka was named first-team AVCA All-Pacific South-Region while junior outside hitter Kalei Mau was named to the honorable mention, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced on Tuesday.

Cats Fall to WKU in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament
Volleyball 12/04/2015

The Arizona volleyball team was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament with a three-set loss to Western Kentucky in the first round (25-22, 25-15, 25-17) in Provo, Utah on Friday evening.

Arizona Opens NCAA Tournament vs. No. 20 Western Kentucky
Volleyball 12/02/2015

Rewarded for its 19-13 (9-11 Pac-12) regular season, the Arizona volleyball team earned its third consecutive at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, marking Arizona's sixth trip in the last seven years and 27th time overall. The Wildcats will travel to National No. 13 seed BYU to face first-round opponent Western Kentucky on Friday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. MST. BYU will take on Ohio with the winners meeting in the second round on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. MST. The Cats finished the season by winning two of their final three, including home victories over No. 11 UCLA and rival Arizona State. Should Arizona defeat Western Kentucky and BYU advance, the Wildcats will have a chance to avenge a second-round loss to BYU last year in Tucson.

Penina Snuka and Kalei Mau Named All-Pac-12
Volleyball 12/01/2015

Juniors Penina Snuka and Kalei Mau have been named to the all-Pac-12 team, commissioner Larry Scott announced on Tuesday. Tyler Spriggs was also named to the Pac-12 all-freshman team more.

Play UA Volleyball NCAA Tournament Press Conference Transcript
Volleyball 11/30/2015

Read what head coach Dave Rubio, junior setter Penina Snuka and senior middle blocker Halli Amaro had to say about playing in the NCAA Tournament, beginning Friday in Provo, Utah.

Arizona Selected For 27th NCAA Tournament
Volleyball 11/29/2015

Following a 19-13 regular season, the Arizona volleyball team has earned an at-large selection to the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

Play Cats Down Sun Devils on Senior Day
Volleyball 11/27/2015

In the final match of the regular season, 23rd-ranked Arizona volleyball took down Arizona State in four sets (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21) in front of a season-high 3,144 fans in McKale Center on a day in which Arizona honored its four seniors, Halli Amaro, Anna Panagiotakopoulos, MacKenzie Kleespies and Nikki Attea in their final matches in the arena.