San Diego State is on a roll, notching its 5th win in a row Thursday night against New Mexico. Despite possessing a 6-14 record overall, the Aztecs have gone 4-3 since beginning conference action. Fresno State, Colorado State, Wyoming, San Jose State and Fresno State also played their way to conference wins.
This week’s Mountain West play opens on Tuesday, October 9 when Nevada visits San Jose State. The New Mexico Lobos, which lead the league at 5-1 and are off to their best start since the 2013 season, are back in action on Friday.
Oregon was the biggest mover of the week, climbing six spots to No. 14 after knocking off #17 UCLA and #12 USC. Arizona State claimed the No. 25 spot, its first ranking since being tabbed as No. 24 in the Nov. 16, 2015 poll.
Oregon hops back up into the top 15 after an impressive bounce-back week.
Wyoming’s Jackie McBride earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors, while San Diego State’s Deja Harris garnered the Defensive Player of the Week award for contests through Oct. 7.
Wyoming has landed a class of 2021 commitment in Teresa Garza.
Colorado State snapped a two-match losing streak Friday night with a sweep of its instate rival, Air Force.
Class of 2019 DS/L Abriana Lemke has committed to Colorado State.
The Mountain West race heated up Thursday night as it took 5 sets to solve 3 of 5 matchups. Fresno State stays undefeated in conference play with a sweep of Utah State, while UNLV downed San Jose State in 4 sets.
Colorado State never found its offensive footing, committing 30 hitting errors, partially due to 13 Wyoming blocks, in a four-set road loss on Tuesday.