Fourteenth-ranked Arizona continues its four-game road trip in which the four teams have a combined 59-9 (.868) record as UA heads to the City of Angels for a pair of matches against the nation's 12th best team (UCLA) and best team (USC). When it's all said and done, Arizona will have faced seven of the nation's top 12 teams in a 12-match span. Coming off a split in the Evergreen State, (loss at Washington, victory at Washington State), No. 14 Arizona faces No. 12 UCLA on Friday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. and No. 1 USC on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. MST. Both matches will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks.
Ten days after her 3,000th career assist, Penina Snuka picked up her 1,000th dig for the Wildcats, as she posted 16 of Arizona's 89 in the contest, helping lead the Wildcats to a hard-fought five-set victory over Washington State (25-18, 18-25, 25-23, 16-25, 15-13).
Despite a decisive first-set victory, No. 14 Arizona volleyball fell in four sets to the sixth-ranked Washington Huskies (25-17, 22-25, 25-27, 17-25) on Wednesday evening at the Alaska Airlines Arena).
Arizona looks to split its trip to the Evergreen State with a victory over the Cougars in Pullman. Arizona and Washington State are set to meet on Friday at 6 p.m. on the Pac-12 Networks.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
No. 14 Arizona hosts No. 7 Oregon on Sunday in the Pac-12 home opener in a match televised by ESPNU.
Sixteenth-ranked Arizona defeated Savannah State in straight sets (25-12, 25-12, 25-14) to close out the nonconference season.
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).