Below is a summary of what to expect from the Buffs, what’s new about the team this year, and all the information you need to get excited about the 2014 Volleyball season and renewing your season tickets.
The Buffs return some significant talent in 2014, including a trio of seniors in Kelsey English, Neira Ortiz Ruiz and Taylor Simpson. Juniors Alexis Austin, Nicole Edelman, Chelsey Keoho, Erin Taylor. Edelman and Taylor Simpson were both All-Pac 12 honorable mention team, while Simpson also earned AVCA Division I Pacific South Region honorable mention team and was voted CU’s Offensive MVP. Sophomores are Katelyn Cuff, Cierra Simpson (Pac-12 All-Freshman honorable mention team), Makayla Lundin, Katherine Hawkins, Gwen Herring and Joslyn Hayes round out the returning players.
Three newcomers will join Liz Kritza’s Buffaloes this season. Freshmen Anna Pfeferle (Northfield, Minn.), Stephanie Shadley (Lewisville, Texas) and Gabby Simpson (Colorado Springs, Colo.) are the newest additions to the CU roster.
Colorado will open the home slate with four non-conference games in September. The Buffs then head into their conference schedule featuring the toughest competition in the country. CU opens at home with Utah, and will also host Arizona, Arizona State, Stanford, Cal, UCLA, USC, Washington, Washington State and Oregon State. In that group of home opponents, Washington made the national semifinals while USC, Arizona, Cal, Oregon, Utah, Stanford and USC also participated in the NCAA Tournament in addition to your Buffs. That means fans can count on seeing some amazing volleyball in Boulder this fall! The full schedule will be released at a later date.
By packing the Coors Events Center you’re creating a home court advantage that will help the Buffs reach new heights. CU Volleyball boasts one of the best season ticket deals in the area, $25 for 14 home matches is a deal you can’t afford to miss.
Get the best seats in the house for the 2014 season by renewing you season tickets today! You can call the CU Ticket Office at 303-49-BUFFS or visit CUBuffs.com to renew your tickets.