The Cougars, which defeated USC and UCLA at home over the weekend, hit the road to face Utah and Colorado.
Following in the footsteps of their undefeated football team, UCF volleyball has made its first appearance in the top 10 of the RPI rankings.
Stanford moved to 10-0 in the Pac-12, while Oregon State fell to 0-10. Arizona suffered another blow to their outside hitter group when Kendra Dahlke left their match with an injury, and Cal’s offense found its rhythm in a single-setter system.
The Pac-12 has tabbed Washington State’s Jocelyn Urias, Arizona’s Devyn Cross and Cal’s Lauren Forte as offensive player, defensive player and freshman of the week.
Illinois made a jump back into the top five following a wild week of play.
Penn State jumped back into the AVCA Top 5, climbing five spots to No. 4 after topping No. 17 Purdue and No. 5 Nebraska. An upset in the Big 12, dropped Texas from No. 4 to No. 8 and earned the victor, Kansas, a spot in the poll at No. 22.
Behind the return of Nia Reed, Penn State spikes up the rankings into the top five.
Raquel Lazaro had nearly 60 assists and over 20 digs as she fed the USC pins enough to down (RV) Arizona State on a loaded night for the Pac-12.
Oregon hops back up into the top 15 after an impressive bounce-back week.
WSU looks to continue the Pac-12 success from the previous week heading into the Arizona road trip, after defeating No. 25 Utah, and No. 23 Colorado at home.