PULLMAN, Wash. — 11th-ranked Washington State (22-7, 12-6 Pac-12) heads into the final week of the season riding a three-match winning streak as it gets set to host Arizona State (25-5, 13-5 Pac-12) on Wednesday beginning at noon, followed by a trip to play at Washington (15-14, 6-12 Pac-12) on Friday beginning at 7 p.m.
WSU Match Notes (PDF)
>> vs #18 Arizona State (25-5, 13-5 Pac-12) | Opp Streak: Won 1
>> OPP LAST THREE: W 3-0 vs Utah // L 1-3 vs Oregon // W 3-1 vs Oregon St.
>> DATE: Wed., Nov. 22 // First serve: 12:04 p.m.
>> LOCATION: Pullman, Wash. // Bohler Gym
>> WATCH: Pac-12 Network, PxP: A.J. Kannell
SERIES HISTORY: WSU vs ARIZONA STATE
>> Overall: WSU leads, 39-34
>> In Pullman: WSU leads, 23-13
>> In Tempe: ASU leads, 21-16
>> WSU has won 13 matches in a row in the all-time series and 14-of-15 dating back to the 2015 season.
>> The Cougars took both of last season’s matches without dropping a set.
>> Washington State is 17-5 under head coach Jen Greeny with only one win for the Sun Devils in Pullman during that span.
>> at Washington (15-14, 6-12 Pac-12) | Opp Streak: Lost 1
>> OPP LAST THREE: L 1-3 vs UCLA // W 3-2 at Utah // L 0-3 at Colorado
>> DATE: Fri., Nov. 24 // First serve: 7:04 p.m.
>> LOCATION: Seattle, Wash. // Alaska Airlines Arena
>> WATCH: Pac-12 Network
SERIES HISTORY: WSU vs WASHINGTON
>> Overall: UW leads 73-28
>> UW leads the all-time series which dates back to the 1976 season.
>> The two teams have split the past four matchups with the Cougs winning four of the last six going back to the 2019 season.
>> 2020 saw the first break in the series’ history after both matchups were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
>> 25th-ranked Washington State swept No. 24 Washington last season in the Pac-12 season finale, jumping the Huskies in the final AVCA coaches’ poll of the season.
WSU MATCH NOTES
>> Magda Jehlářová goes into the week only three blocks shy of becoming the NCAA career leader during the rally-scoring era (since 2001).
>> Head coach Jen Greeny became only the second coach at Washington State to reach three-consecutive 20-win seasons, having played on the most recent team to achieve the feat back in 1995-98.
>> The Cougars own the 12th-best hitting percentage in the nation going into the final week of Pac-12 play.