“This evening certainly was closer to the direction we want to go,” Head Coach David Rubio said. It was nice to build on this morning. For us to have the year we are planning on, we need contributions from everyone. The setter makes up for average passing. If our players can get some good swings at the ball, we’re going to be successful.”
Freshman Whitney Dosty led all players with nine kills, followed by junior Amy Dyck with eight. Sophomore Brooke Buringrud and sophomore Brittany Leonard each had nine digs, while Dosty and junior Dominique Lamb led the team with six blocks apiece. Senior Stephanie Butkus dished out 32 assists, while sophomores Brooke Buringrud and Randy Goodenough both tallied career-highs of three service aces in the win.
After a tie at one in game one,
In game two, the Wildcats trailed early before going on a 12-2 run to go up 12-4. Northern Colorado cut it to five on two occasions, but Arizona pushed it back to double digits and went on to win 30-15. The Wildcats out-hit the Bears .250 to -.192 and out-blocked them 6-0 on the game.
In the third and final game,