The No. 12 Utah Utes (17-4, 8-2) snapped a seven-match winning streak, falling to the No. 19-ranked USC Trojans (15-6, 7-3) in five sets (25-21, 26-28, 25-20, 21-25, 9-15) Sunday afternoon at the Huntsman Center.
The 19th-ranked USC women's volleyball team (14-6, 6-3 Pac-12) dropped a 3-0 decision (25-23, 25-14, 25-21) to Colorado (15-5, 5-4) at the Coors Events Center on Friday, Oct. 20. It was the first time the Women of Troy lost to the Buffaloes in 15 meetings and marked the first time USC has lost back-to-back matches this season.
Utah sophomore Brianna Doehrmann tallied a career-high 30 digs to help lead the No. 12-ranked Utah Utes (17-3, 8-1) to a four-set win (25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 25-19) over No. 13-ranked UCLA (12-6, 5-4) Friday evening at the Huntsman Center.
The 19th-ranked Trojans (14-5, 6-2 Pac-12) head to the Rocky Mountains for a pair of pivotal Pac-12 matches to close the front half of the league schedule this weekend. The Women of Troy take on Colorado (14-5, 4-4) on Friday (Oct. 20) in Boulder, Colo., and then head to Salt Lake City to face 12th-ranked Utah (16-3, 7-1) on Sunday (Oct. 22).