Colorado at Utah

2015-09-23T17:00:00-07:00
Salt Lake City, UT

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No. 25 Buffs Start Pac-12 Play Against Pair of Top-20 Opponents

Colorado (10-1) opens Pac-12 Conference play this week against a pair of top-20 opponents. The No. 25 Buffs will start the week in Salt Lake City, Utah to face No. 16 Utah on Friday, Sept. 22. First serve is set for 7 p.m. The Buffs will then head home to Boulder and the Coors Events Center to host the No. 4, reigning NCAA Champion, Stanford Cardinal at 12 p.m.

Montez, Smith Named UC Health CU Athletes of the Week

In a week of CU athletics that was highlighted by competition against in-state foes, quarterback Steven Montez (football) and outside hitter Alexa Smith (volleyball) have earned the honors of UC Health CU Athletes of the Week for the week of September 11-17.

Rivalry matches kick off conference play Tuesday

*/ Conference play starts this week with the rivalry matches, all of which are televised on Pac-12 Networks. Two-time defending league champion No. 7 WASHINGTON opens its title defense on the road at WASHINGTON STATE. The Huskies and Cougs are two of the top-three blocking teams in the nation. • The Pac-12 slate opens with seven teams ranked in the latest AVCA poll, including three teams in the top 10. No other league has more teams ranked. STANFORD continues to lead the pack at No. 4, followed by the Huskies at No. 7 and OREGON at No. 8. UCLA is No. 11 this week, UTAH is No. 16 and USC is No. 21. COLORADO makes its first appearance of the season at No. 25. WSU is also receiving votes.

Pac-12 Honors DeLuzio and Smith; Buffs Enter Rankings at 25th

The week is off to a great start for the Colorado Buffaloes volleyball team. Freshman setter Brynna DeLuzio was named the Pac-12 Volleyball Freshman of the Week and junior outside hitter Alexa Smith was selected as the Pac-12 Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week. In addition, the 10-1 Buffs jumped into the AVCA Division I Coaches Poll at 25th.