The Cal Poly women’s volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with a 3-1 victory over Cal State Riverside on Friday night. The set scores were 25-23, 21-25, 25-14, 25-23.
With one game left on the Cal Poly women’s volleyball schedule, the team is forced to play the waiting game. Three consecutive wins cemented the team’s position in third place in the Big West, but they are still out of reach of conference leader Cal State Fullerton and, consequently, without an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
The Cal Poly women’s volleyball team cooled off the Gauchos, winners of five straight, in a five-set comeback win in UC Santa Barbara. With Cal Poly down two sets to one and their playoff hopes on the line, the Mustangs rallied around senior Dominique Olowolafe in the middle of the court.
The Cal Poly women’s volleyball team (15-6, 5-3 Big West) defeated UC Davis to start the weekend, but fell to Pacific in five sets Saturday night.
Cal Poly women’s volleyball rebounded after a loss to Cal State Fullerton to a three game sweep of Long Beach State Oct. 2.
Dominique Olowolafe has been sidelined due to an injury early in this year’s preseason. She plans to rejoin her team, which has been gone 10-3 in preseason and 2-0 in conference without her.
Cal Poly women’s volleyball has already tallied more wins during their preseason than they did in the entire 2009 season. Currently, the Mustangs have an 11-3 record compared to a 9-20 record from the previous season.
The Cal Poly women’s volleyball (10-3) team picked up its eighth win in a row with a 3-0 sweep over Cal State Bakersfield (0-16) in the team’s home opener on Sunday afternoon, winning 25-22, 25-8 and 25-15.
The Cal Poly women’s volleyball team released its 2010 regular season schedule. Twenty-nine matches are scheduled, including games against Arizona, Notre Dame and Nebraska, while attending the Shamrock Invitational, Nike Invitational, Nike Cougar Challenge and Aggie Invitational tournaments.
Cal Poly women’s volleyball has a packed schedule where they face eight teams that made it to the NCAA tournament last year. This makes almost any match an exciting one. But even the players agree that the Oct. 23 match versus UC Irvine will be one to watch.