Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Whitney Dosty

Whitney Dosty, a senior outside hitter on the Arizona volleyball team, has started the 2010 season on an offensive tear. Last weekend in the Wolf Pack Invitational, Dosty racked up 47 kills over three games, leading the Wildcats to a 2-1 record in the tournament and a 7-2 start to the season. The Arizona Daily Wildcat caught up with Dosty to talk about the season so far and about what songs she has on her iPod. Read more

V-ball: slow start costs Wildcats

Slow starts have plagued the Arizona volleyball team this season, and the trend continued this weekendat the Wolf Pack Invitational in Reno, Nev., where the Wildcats dropped their first match to Pacific University. Read more

V-ball tries to avoid lull

The Arizona volleyball team's first two tournaments of the season had big-time opponents to test itself against — Notre Dame in the Shamrock Invitational, and Lousiville in the Wildcat Classic. Read more

V-ball sweeps tourney

When a team is as talented as the Arizona volleyball squad, it can beat most of its opponents just by showing up, like it did to Butler and Cal State, Bakersfield this weekend in the Wildcat Classic. But when all of that talent gets motivated, that team can be downright scary, and that's exactly what the Wildcats were in their five-set thriller against Louisville. Read more

'Cats set to host first tournament of year

After going 2-1 in the Shamrock Invitational hosted by Notre Dame last weekend, the Arizona volleyball team returns to the Old Pueblo with a chance to defend its home court against Butler, Louisville, and Cal State-Bakersfield this weekend. Read more

Diggin' into 2010 volleyball

After taking two of three matches in the Shamrock Invitational at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Ind., last weekend, Arizona volleyball found some answers to its preseason questions. It also, however, raised some more questions. Here are a few thoughts on where the team currently stands: Read more

V-ball bounces back

All teams that compete against a high level of competition will face adversity at some point during the season. It just happened to the Arizona volleyball team a little sooner than the Wildcats hoped. Read more

V-ball begins 2010 campaign

It's good to be on top. The Arizona volleyball team has the upper hand heading into the Shamrock Invitational in South Bend, Ind., this weekend. The Wildcats — No. 18 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll — are ranked higher than all three of their upcoming opponents: Cal Poly, Marshall and Notre Dame.  Read more

V-ball injury shakes up starting lineup

When middle blocker Madeline Lozano committed to play volleyball for Arizona and its head coach Dave Rubio straight out of Oakmont High School in Roseville, Calif., the plan was to take it slow and let the freshman Lozano adapt to the college game. Read more