Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Volleyball - Archives 2015

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Senior Week Begins With Trip to Corvallis
Volleyball 11/24/2015

The final week of the regular season is upon us as 23rd-ranked Arizona (18-12, 8-10 Pac-12) wraps things up with a visit to Oregon State (5-23, 3-15 Pac-12) on Wednesday before hosting Arizona State (19-10, 8-10 Pac-12) on senior day on Friday. The Wildcats, coming off their biggest win of the season over No. 11 UCLA, find themselves with an RPI of 41 with the NCAA Tournament selection made this Sunday (7 p.m. MST, ESPNU). Arizona will celebrate the careers of four seniors on Friday - Halli Amaro, Nikki Attea, MacKenzie Kleespies and Anna Panagiotakopoulos. Amaro, UA's lone four-year senior, is on pace to leave Arizona with more sets played than anyone in school history.

Volleyball 11/23/2015

Halli Amaro, Nikki Attea, MacKenzie Kleespies and Anna Panagiotakopoulos embark on the final regular season matches of their career this week, concluding with ASU on Friday for Senior Day.

Nikki Attea Named Offensive Player of the Week
Volleyball 11/23/2015

In her penultimate contest in McKale Center, senior Nikki Attea led Arizona to its biggest win of the year, posting a career-high 23 kills in the Wildcats' five-set victory over No. 11 UCLA. Her effort earned her the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, commissioner Larry Scott announced on Monday.

Arizona Takes Down 11th-Ranked UCLA in Five
Volleyball 11/22/2015

TUCSON In a five-set thriller at McKale Center, No. 23 Arizona took down No. 11 UCLA (25-22, 29-27, 25-27, 21-25, 15-10), winning the fifth set after dropping the third and fourth sets.

Snuka Makes History, but UA Falls to Top-Ranked USC, 3-1
Volleyball 11/20/2015

Penina Snuka recorded her conference-leading 18th double-double of the season, while Laura Larson recorded her 12th consecutive double-digit dig performance with a match-high of 16, but it wasn't enough as top-ranked Southern California bested No. 23 Arizona 3-1 (25-14, 25-22, 22-25, 25-20) on Friday night inside McKale Center.

Arizona Volleyball Inks Three for 2016
Volleyball 11/17/2015

Arizona has received Letters of Intent from three top volleyball players who will begin their collegiate careers in 2016, head coach Dave Rubio announced on Tuesday. Arizona will welcome Shardonee Hayes from Columbus High School in Columbus, Ga., as well as Devyn Cross and Elizabeth Shelton from Desert High School on the Edwards Air Force Base in California.

Cats Wrap Up Weekend With No. 11 UCLA
Volleyball 11/16/2015

Twenty-third-ranked Arizona faces No. 11 UCLA on Sunday at noon with all-time dig record by a setter in reach for junior Penina Snuka.

Amaro Collects Block No. 400 in Arizona's Loss to Colorado
Volleyball 11/14/2015

BOULDER, Colo. - No. 19 Arizona fell to Colorado in three sets (14-25, 23-25, 19-25). In the loss, senior Halli Amaro recorded two blocks, giving her 401 for her career.

Cats Grind Out Five-Set Victory at Utah
Volleyball 11/12/2015

No. 19 Arizona volleyball outlasted Utah in a thrilling five-set victory in Salt Lake City on Thursday night (25-21, 25-14, 19-25, 27-29, 15-13).

No. 19 Arizona Turns Attention to Colorado
Volleyball 11/10/2015

Nineteenth-ranked Arizona volleyball will look to avenge an early-season loss to the Buffaloes as the Cats take on Colorado in Boulder on Sunday in a match beginning at 7 p.m. MST.

Cats Swept By Huskies
Volleyball 11/08/2015

No. 19 Arizona volleyball fell to third-ranked Washington in straight sets on Sunday in McKale (16-25, 17-25, 20-25).

Play Spriggs, Snuka Carry Arizona to Four-Set Win Over WSU
Volleyball 11/06/2015

Nineteenth-ranked Arizona defeated Washington State in four sets on Friday night in McKale (25-14, 27-29, 25-23, 25-22) for its second straight victory and a season sweep of the Cougars.