It was a rebuilding year for Arizona volleyball. The Wildcats lost four seniors from last year and head coach Dave Rubio’s 2012 roster boasted 10 new players, seven of which were new to Division I volleyball.
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Arizona volleyball’s season finale did not quite go as planned.
The Arizona volleyball team won against the visiting Colorado Buffaloes on Friday night, 4-1. The Wildcats are now 15-13 overall and 7-10 in the Pac-12.
The Arizona volleyball team will play its last two home games of the season against Utah and Colorado at McKale Center on Friday and Saturday. The Wildcats will take on the Buffs on Friday night at 7 p.m. and the Utes at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Sophomore defensive specialist Ronni Lewis is from San Jose, Calif. and her breakout season is underway.
Arizona volleyball is 14-13 overall and 6-10 in Pac-12 after this past weekend. The Wildcats played Oregon State on Friday night and took the match to five sets, winning 3-2 against the Beavers. Oregon swept Arizona in the Saturday night game 3-0.
Arizona is coming off an up-and-down weekend with a highlight win over No. 6 UCLA last week and a close loss against No. 5 USC. This weekend, the team will go to Oregon to take on Oregon State on Friday at 6 p.m. and No. 4 Oregon on Sunday at 7 p.m.
Arizona head volleyball coach Dave Rubio has stressed all season how important effective practices are to his team’s ability to succeed on the court. It wasn’t until well into the season that he said his team was finally on the right track. The Wildcats are currently 13-12 overall and 5-9 in the Pac-12.
The Arizona volleyball team came close to upsetting two ranked teams this weekend but dropped the fourth set in an afternoon showdown with No. 6 USC. The 1-3 (22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 23-25) loss came after the Wildcats upset defending national champion No. 6 UCLA.
Arizona volleyball played Friday night in McKale Center against visiting UCLA. The team looked more comfortable than ever as the offense managed to keep the Bruins at bay, 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 26-24).
The Arizona volleyball team returns to the McKale Center this weekend with an 8 p.m. game against reigning national champion UCLA. They will take on the No. 6 ranked USC on Sunday for a noon showdown.
This season’s Arizona volleyball team wasn’t supposed to be as good as last year’s. The players were too young and the conference too unforgiving to teams that lacked experience.
The Arizona volleyball team is making a mid-week trip up to Berkely, Calif., to take on Cal at 6. p.m. in the Haas Pavillion. The match will be aired on the Pac-12 Networks.
In the Arizona volleyball team’s second showdown of the season with No. 2 Stanford, the Wildcats (12-10, 4-7 Pac-12) fell short again, losing 3-0 in Palo Alto, Calif.
Arizona volleyball has already seen the toughest teams on its schedule, with No. 2 Stanford posing the biggest challenge. The Wildcats fell to the Cardinal on Sept. 28 in four sets (25-20, 22-25, 25-22, 25-18), but they will have another chance at an upset against the Cardinal on Wednesday night in Palo Alto, Calif.
The Arizona volleyball team wrapped up its first round of Pac-12 play with a match against the Oregon State Beavers with a 3-1 win at home. Head coach Dave Rubio said the team is lucky to be 4-6 in the Pac-12 and 12-9 overall.
The showdown against Oregon on Friday night did not end well for the Wildcats as the UA tallied a loss, getting shut out by Oregon 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 25-18).
Arizona volleyball continues Pac-12 play this weekend at McKale Center after consecutive wins against Utah and Colorado last weekend. The Wildcats will host the No. 3 ranked Oregon Ducks on Friday night at 6 p.m., followed by a match against Oregon State on Sunday at 11 a.m.
The Arizona volleyball team snapped its five-game losing streak over the weekend, winning games against Colorado on Sunday and Utah on Friday.
The volleyball team will hit the road for the second week in a row as it takes on Utah on Friday and Colorado on Sunday.