Fresno State led throughout game one, including 8-4. The Wildcats fought back and tied the game 9-9. The Bulddogs then led 12-10, but Arizona again tied the game at 12-12 and 13-13. Fresno State served for the game at 14-13, but a hitting error gave Arizona the serve. The Wildcats tied the game at 14-14 and took the lead 15-14 after a block by Jill Talbot, then won the game on a service ace by Keisha Johnson Demps.
Arizona controlled both game two and three. In game two, after leading 8-6, the Wildcats went on a 5-1 run to lead 13-7. In game three, Arizona jumped out to an 8-1 lead, but the Bulldogs rallied to close the deficit to 13-11. A hitting error and a kill by Raelene Elam gave the Wildcats a 15-11 victory.
Arizona (22-6) outhit the Bulldogs, .276-.190. Elam and Demps each had 16 kills for the Wildcats. Fresno State (18-11) saw Shanus Bennett lead the offense with 13 kills.