#14 Washington survived a five set thriller against Washington State while #16 Oregon and Arizona defeated their in-state rivals for first conference win.
When you think of the Pac-12 this season, one word comes to mind. Competitive.
Oregon has now won the past three times they have faced Hawaii.
Lindsey Vander Weide led everyone with 15 kills as #16 Oregon won their sixth match in seven tries in downing Hawaii.
After facing two Top 5 teams on opening weekend, No. 18 Oregon earned its first victory of the season against instate foe Portland State. The Ducks denied the Vikings a reward for their 100 mile trip down I-5, issuing a loss via sweep, including 13 aces, nine by Brooke Van Sickle.
Freshman Katarina Luketic had a strong collegiate debut, leading the Longhorns in their season opener.
Iowa State’s Jess Schaben was a late addition to the roster, which departs for Venice, Italy on Wednesday.
USA Volleyball has announced their 12-player roster for the U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team European Tour that will compete and train in Europe from July 4-15.
Kentucky comes into the first round of the tournament as the unexpected #4 seed in the tournament while they have an easier than normal first two rounds they will see some struggles later on.
The Oregon Ducks snapped a four-match losing streak with a five-set thriller over in-state opponent Oregon State.