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.
For the second straight year, the University of Colorado volleyball team shocked nationally ranked Arizona at the Coors Events Center, blanking the Wildcats 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-23) on Sunday afternoon.
Junior Alexis Austin and senior Taylor Simpson combined for 46 kills to lead the CU volleyball team in a five-set battle against No. 17 Arizona State, but the Buffs fell just short, losing 3-2
The Buffs will face No. 17 Arizona State on Friday, October 3 at 6 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 5 they will host No. 14 Arizona at 2 p.m.
CU proved to be a very tough test for the undefeated No. 13 Oregon Ducks, but ultimately fell in a closely contested 3-1 match on Saturday night.
Taylor Simpson recorded 23 kills to help the CU volleyball team outlast Utah 3-2 (25-14, 25-16, 25-27, 22-25, 15-12) on Thursday night to win its Pac-12 Conference opener at the Coors Events Center.