Emi Pua'a had a career-high 29 digs in UA's loss to Washington.
Arizona dropped a straight-set decision to No. 21 Washington State.
Arizona will face 10th-ranked Washington on Sunday.
Senior setter Julia Patterson became the seventh player in Arizona history to reach 3,000 career assists.
Katie Smoot led the all scorers with 11 kills in the match.
Cats set for matchup at 16th-ranked Cal on Sunday.