CU continues its four-match road trip this weekend at the desert schools to start the second half of the Pac-12 season.
The Buffaloes gave a great effort on Sunday afternoon against No. 3 Washington, but were unable to come away with the win as the Huskies defeated CU.
Taylor Simpson and Alexis Austin each recorded 15 kills as CU cruised past the Washington State Cougars 3-0 on Friday night.
Colorado has established itself as a competitive team, but that didn't happen overnight.
CU will begin a four-match road trip this weekend. The Buffs will start the trip against Washington State in Pullman, Wash. on October 24 at 8 p.m. MT. They will then face No. 3 Washington on Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m. MT in Seattle.
Junior Alexis Austin hammered 20 kills to help led CU past the California Bears 3-1 (25-23, 25-16, 20-25, 25-22) on Sunday afternoon at the Coors Events Center.
CU played one of its best matches of the season in front of a season-high crowd of 2,846, but lost a heart-breaking five-set match to top-ranked Stanford on Friday night.
CU returns home to the Coors Events Center this weekend to host top-ranked Stanford on Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m. and California on Sunday, October 19 at 12 p.m.
CU came back to defeat No. 17 UCLA 3-1 (23-25, 26-24, 25-12, 25-17) to win their first Pac-12 road match of the season after losing a close first set on Sunday afternoon at Firestone Fieldhouse.
Taylor Simpson hammered 12 kills on Friday night against No. 20 USC, but CU lost a hard fought match 25-20, 25-18, 25-19 to the Trojans.
The University of Colorado volleyball team travels to Southern California this weekend for a pair of matches against No. 20 USC and No. 17 UCLA.
The University of Colorado junior Alexis Austin (volleyball), senior Julyette Steur (tennis), senior Blake Theroux (cross country) and senior David Oraee (men's golf) earned CU Co-Athlete of the Week honors Tuesday for their play during the week of September 29 – October 5.