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NCAA Womens Volleyball

Top-20 Road Test Awaits #18 Volleyball at #11 WSU

Top-20 Road Test Awaits #18 Volleyball at #11 WSU

TEMPE – The first of two final regular season matches is on Wednesday for No. 18 Sun Devil Volleyball as the team will travel to No. 11 Washington State for a top-20 matchup on Wednesday afternoon.

How to Follow

The match against the Cougars will begin at 1 p.m. MST and will be live on the Pac-12 Network. Live scoring will be available and updates can be found on social media on X (@SunDevilVB) and Instagram (@sundevilvolleyball). 

Sun Devil Outlook

No. 18 Arizona State (25-5, 13-5 Pac-12)

  • The Sun Devils ended the home season with a 9-1 record after splitting last weekend. ASU fell to No. 6 Oregon and beat Oregon State on Senior Day, both were in four sets.
  • This is the last week of the regular season. ASU will travel to WSU for the only matchup between those two teams this season before the Sun Devils go down south to Tucson for the second Territorial Cup Series matchup on November 25. 
  • Arizona State got to 13 Pac-12 wins over the weekend, which is tied for the most conference wins in a single season in ASU history. The 25-win total is the third-most in program history. 
  • Senior opposite Marta Levinska continues to be a dominant force in the conference. In Pac-12 play, she is first in points per set (5.7) and second in both kills per set (5.19) and total kills (332). Among pin hitters, she leads the conference in hitting percentage (.339). Over the weekend, the lefty extended her streak of double-digit kills to 15 in a row. Additionally, she has had 20 kills in four of the last five matches and has hit over .300 in seven of the last eight. In the national rankings, she is sixth in kills per set and points per set, and she is 10th in both kills and points. 
  • The serve has been superb this season for the Sun Devils. They have 209 aces on the year, which is the fifth-most in a single season at ASU. In the national rankings, the team is No. 3 in aces per set and No. 23 in total aces, which are both first in the Pac-12. There are five different people on the team with 30-plus aces, led by graduate libero Mary Shroll with 39. 
  • Junior outside hitter Geli Cyr had an outstanding weekend. She earned a double-double in both…

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