The University of Colorado women's volleyball team lost a close 3-2 (11-25, 25-23, 25-19, 20-25, 15-7) five-set match against in-state rivals Colorado State Friday evening in the inaugural Golden Spike Trophy match.
The University of Colorado women's volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season after being swept, 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-21), by CSU Thursday night in a packed Moby Arena.
The University of Colorado women's volleyball team will take on Colorado State University in a pair of home-and-home matches this Thursday at Moby Arena in Fort Collins at 7 p.m., then 23 hours later at 6 p.m. in the CU Events Center on Friday to decide the winner of the inaugural Golden Spike Trophy.
Following a 5-0 start and upset of the No.5-ranked team in the nation, the University of Colorado women's volleyball team jumped to 19th in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), the second-largest jump into the polls in school history.
Thanks to the Colorado volleyball supporter club members, Colorado and CSU will play an annual match for the Golden Spike Trophy, beginning this season following Friday's home match.
The University of Colorado women's volleyball is 5-0 with a top-five upset, only one set loss, and now have a pair of Pac-12 Player of the Week honors to go along with everything.