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WSU announces 2021 spring volleyball schedule starting Friday

The Cougs are looking to head to their 5th straight NCAA Tournament appearance

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The state of women’s team sports at Washington State is just about as good as it has ever been. The WSU women’s basketball team is coming off of their first ever AP top 25 ranking. The WSU women’s soccer team is coming off of their first trip to the College Cup semifinals.

But even with all of that success, you better not forget about the WSU volleyball squad.

The Cougs are on hunt for a fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. And, after a fifth place finish last season in one of the best volleyball conferences in the nation, WSU was set to improve that mark this fall. But, as you know, the fall volleyball season did not take place in the NCAA. Instead, the Cougs are preparing for a shortened spring schedule this season.

On Tuesday, the team finally learned their schedule.

The Pac-12 released the conference-only slate on Tuesday afternoon. The schedule will see each team play the 11 other programs in the conference two times. In order to cut down on travel, Programs will play the same team at the same location twice each weekend.

For Washington State, the schedule will start on Friday at 1 o’clock when they play host to the Oregon Ducks in Bohler Gym. They’ll then host the Ducks on Sunday at 11 a.m. to wrap up the back-to-back weekend series. Both games will be televised on the Pac-12 Network.

After that, the schedule will feature trips to Arizona State, #3 Stanford, USC, Oregon State and #10 Utah. The Cougs are also set to host #22 UCLA, Colorado, Cal, #8 Washington and Arizona. For a full look at their schedule, you can head to the WSU website.

The season will run through April 3 when the Cougs wrap up conference play against Arizona. The NCAA Tournament selection show will be held one week later on April 11.

Pac-12 Releases Volleyball Spring 2021 Schedule - Washington State University Athletics
The Cougars look to open the 2021 spring season at home with a pair of matches against Oregon.

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