The Washington State Cougars avenged a home loss to Oregon (3-2 on Oct. 13) by taking out the No. 16 Ducks on their home court on Friday night.
Two weeks of Pac-12 play remains and the hardware for the Conference title is still up for grabs. While No. 4 STANFORD dropped its first opportunity to claim the crown last week, it is still in control, boasting a three-match lead over second-place and No. 14 USC.
#2 Stanford downed Washington State 3-1 as Kathryn Plummer (pictured) was in an individual fight with Taylor Mims.
No. 23 Colorado held Washington State to a negative hitting percentage, forcing 30 miscues, while allowing just 28 kills in a home sweep, which evened the season series.
Washington State used a strong defense to stifle #17 UCLA and score a five-set upset in Pullman.
This week marks the halfway point of the season, with the first half of Conference play wrapping up, then closing out the week with the start of the second half of league play.
Senior right side Taylor Agost downed 24 kills, while sophomore right side Willow Johnson notched six kills in the decisive fifth set to cap No. 15 Oregon’s five-set road win over Washington State on Friday.
MATCH STATS Washington State (RV) def. No. 20 Colorado 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 22-15, 30-28) Washington State moves to 13-4, 2-3…
Senior outside Reily Buechler recorded 21 kills and hit at a .465 clip to help the UCLA Bruins defeat the visiting Washington State Cougars in four sets.
MATCH STATS No. 16 USC def. Washington State (RV) 3-1 (25-17, 25-27, 25-12, 25-19) USC moves to 12-3, 3-0 Pac-12;…