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The Colorado volleyball team picked up a key road win on Friday night, taking care of business against the California Golden Bears with a four-set victory (25-16, 19-25, 25-20, 25-16) in Berkeley, Calif.

It was the third consecutive win for the Buffaloes, who improved to 16-7 overall and 8-5 in the Pac-12 Conference. CU has won seven consecutive matchups against the Bears and 11 of the past 12. The Buffs also have won four of their past five contests in Berkeley.

CU featured a balanced attack, with three players posting double-figure kills — Lexi Hadrych (14), Maya Tabron (12) and Alexia Kuehl (10). Sterling Parker and Meegan Hart added seven kills apiece.

The Buffs’ road trip continues on Sunday at No. 8 Stanford (1 p.m. MT, Pac-12 Mountain). CU is 1-25 all-time against the Cardinal.

Colorado 3, California 1

Colorado    25   19   25   25

California   16   25   20   16

Leaders

Kills — Colorado: Hadrych 14, Tabron 12, Kuehl 10. Cal: Lilomaiava 15, Dejardin 14, Schmidt 10.

Assists — Colorado: Simpson 29, DeLuzio 16. Cal: Maeder 27, Jensen 10.

Aces — Colorado: Lougeay 1, Perry 1, DeLuzio 1. Cal: DeSa 2, Maeder 2.

Blocks — Colorado: Hart 9, Hadrych 5, Tabron 5. Cal: Hayden 4, Grote 3.

Digs — Colorado: Lougeay 18, Tabron 11. Cal: DeSa 23, Maeder 14.

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