After a disappointing 11-18 season last year, Arizona volleyball is looking to bounce back this season and finish with a winning record, along with a postseason birth.
The road ahead of this Arizona team is one of the hardest in the nation, with the Pac-12 having several national title contenders, including Stanford and Washington.
The 'Cats schedule includes a total of 32 matches with 16 home games at McKale Center. In addition, 20 of Arizona’s 32 games will be conference games, with sixteen of them being televised by the Pac-12 Network.
Arizona’s head coach, Dave Rubio, will enter his 27th season. In his 26 years as coach, he has brought the team to the NCAA Tournament a total of 19 times. Last year, the ‘Cats missed the boat to the tournament for the first time in five years.
Here is a rundown of the Wildcats non-conference slate for this upcoming Fall:
Non-Conference Matches (Home matches in bold)
Hornet Invitational: Aug. 24 - 25 (Sacramento, California)
Cactus Classic: Aug. 31 - Sept. 1 (Tucson, Arizona)
Borderland Invitational: Sept. 7 - 8 (Las Cruces, New Mexico)
Wildcat Classic: Sept. 14 - 15 (Tucson, Arizona)
Conference Matches (Home matches in bold)
Sept. 20: Arizona vs ASU
Sept. 23: Arizona @ Stanford
Sept. 28: Arizona @ Oregon
Sept. 30: Arizona @ Oregon State
Oct. 5: Arizona vs Washington
Oct. 7: Arizona vs Washington State
Oct. 19: Arizona vs Colorado
Oct. 21: Arizona vs Utah
Oct. 26: Arizona vs Oregon State
Oct. 28: Arizona vs Oregon
Nov. 2: Arizona @ Washington State
Nov. 4: Arizona @ Washington
Nov. 9: Arizona @ Utah
Nov. 11: Arizona @ Colorado
Nov. 16: Arizona vs USC
Nov. 18: Arizona vs UCLA
Nov. 21: Arizona vs Cal
Nov. 24: Arizona @ ASU
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