CU Buffs volleyball preview: Arizona Wildcats

Buffs return to Events Center after 1-3 run on road


Arizona Wildcats at CU Buffs volleyball

GAME TIME: Friday, 7 p.m. CU Events Center. (NOTE: Time reflects afternoon change on Friday; match was at 6 p.m. but will now start at 7).

BROADCAST: TV — Pac-12 Mountain.

RECORDS: Arizona 11-8, 3-5 Pac-12 Conference; Colorado 12-5, 3-5.

LEADERS: Arizona — OH Jaelyn Hodge, So., 3.34 kills per set, 27 aces; S Emery Herman, So., 9.21 assists per set; OH Sofia Maldonado Diaz, So., 26 aces; MB Zyonna Fellows, Sr., 0.89 blocks per set; DS/L Kamaile Hiapo, Jr., 3.65 digs per set. Colorado — OH Maya Tabron, So., 2.97 kills per set; S Jenna Ewert, Sr., 9.77 assists per set, 10 aces; S/L Brynna DeLuzio, R-Sr., 4.67 digs per set, 14 aces; MB Meegan Hart, R-Sr., 1.15 blocks per set.

NOTES: The Buffs are trying to bounce back from a 1-3 run during four consecutive road games. CU is 6-1 at home…Arizona has lost five consecutive matches…CU’s homestand continues on Sunday against Arizona State (noon). The two games this weekend will complete the first half of Pac-12 play for the Buffs…CU begins the weekend ranked 32nd in the RPI. Arizona is 90th…The Buffs have lost five of their past six matches against UA.