With its back to the wall, the CU volleyball team dug deep to overcome a 2-0 deficit to upset No. 22 Oregon 3-2 on Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena.
Colorado continues its four-match road trip this week, traveling to the Pacific Northwest for matches against No. 22 Oregon and Oregon State.
Alexis Austin and Gabby Simpson combined for 27 kills as the University of Colorado volleyball team fell to No. 6 Washington, 3-0, on Sunday night.
Colorado sophomore Gabby Simpson is in the running for D1 HERO of the Week by HERO Sports.
Alexis Austin recorded 19 kills as the University of Colorado dropped its Pac-12 Conference opener to Utah, 3-1, on Wednesday night.
The University of Colorado Athletes of the Week for September 14-20 are Kenneth Olugbode (football) and Gabby Simpson (volleyball).
Pac-12 Conference play is set to begin this Wednesday, Sept. 23, against Utah for the University of Colorado volleyball team.
Gabby Simpson was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after helping the Buffaloes volleyball team to a 4-0 weekend to win the Omni Invitational.
CU won the Omni Invitational on Sunday after sweeping Air Force on Sunday night.
The Buffs improved to 3-0 at the Omni Invitational after defeating George Mason 3-1 (25-15, 23-25, 25-6, 26-24) on Sunday morning.
Sometimes in the fast paced world of college volleyball, it's hard to notice the subtle differences. Anything from a rotation change to how many setters an offense utilizes can often times go unnoticed to the novice fan.
When she made the play, seemingly an easy dig in the right front corner, it wasn't a big deal. It was something she's done 1,000 times before. Or, more to the point, something she had done 999 times prior to that play.