Four of the five home teams came up with wins on Saturday with San Jose State sweeping Boise State being the lone exception. Colorado State’s win over Fresno State kept the Rams a half game up on the Bulldogs atop the league standings.
The top 2 teams in the Mountain West are streaking down the stretch and into a weekend meeting with conference title implications. Fresno State has won 4-straight matches, Colorado State has been victorious in 6 consecutive matchups.
Colorado State beat San Diego State in four sets to remain in first in the Mountain West while Boise State swept Nevada, and Fresno State and Utah State picked up four set victories Thursday night.
Australian National Team member Caitlin Bettenay is transferring to San Jose State from Portland State for 2018.
Regular season champion Sacramento State, No. 2 seed North Dakota, No. 3 Idaho and No. 4 Portland State are all on to Friday’s Big Sky Tournament semifinals.
Vikings kick off Nike Invitational with a win over cross-town rival, Portland.