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.
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.
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.
Week 2 of the NCAA saw two more players join the 1,000/1,000 club. In addition, 10 players reached the 1,000 kill club and eight surpassed 1,000 career digs.
#23 Colorado State continued their winning ways with their 13th straight victory in a sweep over Utah State.
Utah State swept Boise State and went coast-to-coast with the lead behind a balanced offense.