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Volleyball Hosts UCLA Friday and No. 4 USC Sunday

Nov 11, 2013

The Washington State University volleyball team (3-11 in Pac-12, 16-11 overall) returns home this week to host UCLA and USC in Bohler Gym...WSU was at UCLA and USC for Pac-12 matches just three weeks ago...Cougars vs. Bruins (4-10 Pac-12, 13-11 overall) is Fri., Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and will be a live stream video on vs. No. 4 USC (12-2 Pac-12, 22-3 overall) is Sun., Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. and will be broadcast on Pac-12 Networks.

Jen Stinson Greeny is in her third season as WSU’s head coach (41-50 at WSU, 3 years; 153-74 in career, 7 years) - complete Greeny bio on page 4...assistant coaches Burdette Greeny (3rd year) and Shannon Hunt (first year)...volunteer coach Kali Gesser...all four coaches are former WSU student-athletes...Katie Hinrichs is coordinator of operations (3rd year) who played for the Greenys at Lewis-Clark State College.

* In the series with UCLA, WSU’s last win was in 2002, in Pullman.
* In the series with USC, WSU’s last win was in 2009, in Pullman.
* WSU’s 3-2 win over No. 16 Arizona State Oct. 11:
    > first win over a ranked team in Jen Greeny’s three seasons
    > first Cougars win over a ranked team since Oct. 23, 2009 when WSU defeated No. 4 Washington 3-1 in Pullman
* 2009 was the last season WSU advanced to the NCAA Championships.
* With the 3-0 win over Utah 11/2, WSU has reached as many conference wins as in all of 2012.
* Utah was the highest RPI-ranking opponent (No. 17) that the Cougars have defeated this year.    
* WSU’s 13-0 start in the 2013 season was the second-best in school history...the 1997 team, which had Head Coach Jen (Stinson) Greeny and Assistant Coach Shannon (Wyckoff) Hunt as players, raced to a school record 16-0 start.
* Setter Camryn Irwin is in fourth place in WSU career assists with 3,223 (616 from third place).
* MH Marcelina Glab’s 384 career total blocks is seventh-best in WSU all-time records and only two away from Holly Harris’ 1999-02 total.
*Glab’s 349 block assists is fourth-best in WSU all-time career records and she needs only 11 block assists to tie her Head Coach’s 1995-98 career total of 360 block assists.