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Game preview: CU Buffs volleyball at No. 13 Washington

Buffs embark on final road trip of season

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CU Buffs volleyball at No. 13 Washington Huskies

GAME TIME: Friday, 9 p.m. MT, Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle, Wash.

BROADCAST: TV — Pac-12 Networks.

RECORDS: Colorado 11-3, 3-11 Pac-12 Conference; Washington 19-5, 10-4.

LEADERS: Colorado — Kills: OH Justine Spann, Sr., 3.75 per set; Assists: S Jenna Ewert, So., 9.74 per set; Blocks: MB Meegan Hart, R-So., 0.99 per set; Digs: DS/L Rachel Whipple, Sr., 3.88 per set. Washington — Kills: OH Kara Bajema, Sr., 4.31 per set; Assists: S Ella May Powell, So., 10.38 per set; Blocks: MB Avie Niece, Sr., 1.38 per set; Digs: L Shayne McPherson, Sr., 3.88 per set.

NOTES: CU coach Jesse Mahoney announced the signing of Maya Tabron, an outside hitter from Gilroy, Calif. The 6-foot Tabron is ranked at No. 82 among PrepVolleyball.com’s 100 Senior Aces…The Buffs had won three consecutive matches before suffering a four-set loss at USC…Washington is one of four teams tied for second in the Pac-12 at 10-4…CU is just 5-14 all-time against the Huskies and suffered a four-set loss against UW at home on Oct. 27…Freshman Elissa Alcantara has come on strong of late for the Buffs, averaging 14.3 kills per match over the past four contests…Whipple ranks fifth in the Pac-12 in digs per set, and her 876 career digs ranks 19th all-time at CU…UW’s Niece ranks third in the league in blocks per set…The Buffs plays their final road game Sunday at Washington State before hosting four consecutive home matches to complete the regular season.