Friday, 22 September 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Home Sweet Home: Volleyball Finally Returns to Tempe This Weekend

Home Sweet Home: Volleyball Finally Returns to Tempe This Weekend

TEMPE – After four weeks on the road to start the season, Sun Devil Volleyball is finally home, hosting Arizona on Thursday at 7 p.m. MST in the home opener before taking on Washington on Sunday at 1 p.m. MST as part of the 50th anniversary celebration. Both matches will be in Mullett Arena, the first volleyball matches to be held there, and both will be on the Pac-12 Network.

Fan Information

The home schedule will begin with the rivalry match against the Wildcats on Thursday at 7 p.m. MST, which is approaching a sellout. It will be the first game in any sport in the Territorial Cup Series, going for a half point. Fans are encouraged to wear gold. Limited tickets remain, fans can buy their tickets here.

Saturday’s match at 1 p.m. MST against the Huskies will be the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the program, with many notable alumni in attendance to celebrate the history. 

How to Follow

The two matches will be live on the Pac-12 Network. Live scoring will also be available. For more updates, follow along on Twitter (@SunDevilVB) and on Instagram (@sundevilvolleyball).

Sun Devil Outlook

Arizona State (12-0, 0-0 Pac-12)

  • The Sun Devils’ final Pac-12 slate begins this week with Arizona and Washington. It is the first of two matchups against the Wildcats, but this will be the only meeting with the Huskies, and last as conference foes.
  • This weekend will be two of the five matches to be held in Mullett Arena this season. The UCLA, Stanford and Colorado matches will also take place there. The remaining five home matches will be in Desert Financial Arena.
  • Senior opposite Marta Levinska was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, her first offensive player of the week nod. This was also the first weekly award for Arizona State since 2021. Levinska was named the MVP of the Beale Street Classic after helping the Sun Devils sweep all three matches, hitting a blistering .527 over the weekend and notching double-digit kills in each match. She only had three attack errors all weekend. She hit a career-high .606 in the sweep over Southern Miss and had a season-high 21 kills in that win. Her 155 kills on the year leads the team.
  • Graduate libero reached the 1,000 career digs milestone over the weekend. She was named to the all-tournament team after reaching double-digit digs in all three matches….

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