Game preview: CU Buffs volleyball at Arizona State

Buffs trying to avoid first 0-3 start in Pac-12 in eight years

CU Buffs volleyball at Arizona State Sun Devils

GAME TIME: Friday, 8 p.m. MT, Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz.

BROADCAST: TV — Pac-12 Networks.

RECORDS: Colorado 8-4, 0-2 Pac-12 Conference; Arizona State 9-4, 1-1.

LEADERS: Colorado — Kills: OH Justine Spann, Sr., 170; Assists: S Jenna Ewert, So., 389; Blocks: MB Meegan Hart, R-So., 50; MB Sterling Parker, Fr., 43; Digs: DS/L Rachel Whipple, Sr., 134. Arizona State — Kills: OH Andrea Mitrovic, Jr., 151; Assists: S Callie Jones, Sr., 246; Blocks: MB Avital Jaloba, So., 30; Digs: L Courtney Leffel, Sr., 252.

NOTES: The Buffs are looking to avoid their first 0-3 start in league play since their first season in the Pac-12 in 2011…CU opened its Pac-12 schedule with road losses last week at then-No. 18 Utah and Oregon State…The Buffs finish a run of four straight road matches to start Pac-12 play at Arizona on Sunday…CU has won four straight matches against ASU, including the past two in Tempe. The all-time series is tied 8-8…ASU opened league play with a sweep of state rival Arizona but was swept at UCLA on Sunday…The Buffs host their first two home Pac-12 matches next week against USC (Oct. 11) and UCLA (Oct. 13).