NCAA Womens Volleyball

No. 10 Washington State hosts streaking Dayton in NCAA Second Round Saturday night in Bohler

No. 10 Washington State hosts streaking Dayton in NCAA Second Round Saturday night in Bohler

PULLMAN, Wash. — No. 10 Washington State (25-7) volleyball will play Dayton (32-2) in the NCAA Tournament Second round tonight beginning at 7 p.m. in Bohler Gym. 

With second-seeded Louisville securing a spot in the NCAA regional on day two of the tournament, the winner of Saturday’s contest in Bohler will travel to play at either top-seeded Pittsburgh or No. 2 seed Louisville next weekend (Dec. 7 & 9).


>> vs Dayton (32-2, 18-0 Atlantic 10)   |   Opp Streak: Won 27

>> OPP LAST THREE:  W 3-1 vs Saint Louis // W 3-1 vs Loyola Chicago // W 3-2 vs Pepperdine

>> DATE:  Sat., Dec. 2, 2023  //  First serve: 7:02 p.m.

>> LOCATION: Pullman, Wash.  //  Bohler Gym

>> TV: ESPN+, PxP: Trevor Williams

>> RADIO: Pullman Radio KQQQ, PxP: Steve Grubbs


>> Washington State is one of only 11 power-five programs and the lone Pac-12 program to reach each of the last eight NCAA Tournaments (2016-23).

>> 2023 marks the seventh time Washington State has hosted the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Pullman and the first time since a 2018 run that saw the Cougars defeat Northern Iowa and Tennessee, respectively, to advance to the Sweet 16.

>> Washington State has swept its last three first round matches, to improve to 11-7 all-time in the NCAA first round.

>> The Cougs are 6-2 in NCAA first-round matches under Head Coach Jen Greeny following Saturday’s 3-0 win over Grand Canyon.

>> Head Coach Jen Greeny has been a part of 14 postseason trips for WSU, having played for the Cougars in the NCAA Tournament (1995, ’96, ’97)

before returning as an assistant coach for WSU’s postseason runs in 2000, 2001 and 2002 as well.


>> Washington State had five players recognized on the 2023 All-Pac-12 team as Magda Jehlářová and Pia Timmer each earned first team honors, while Iman Isanovic, Katy Ryan, and Argentina Ung were each named as honorable mention selections in Tuesday’s all-conference release.

>> Jehlářová’s first team selection makes her the first athlete in the conference’s history to achieve five career first team honors.

>> 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 have already reached their highest win total (25) during Greeny’s…

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