Oct. 11, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State volleyball will remain on the road as it faces Colorado on Friday at 6 p.m. PT and then plays at Utah at 2 p.m. on the Pac-12 Network on Sunday.
The Sun Devils sport a 13-6 overall record and are 2-4 in the Pac-12 thus far. Colorado brings a similar record to the match, 12-6 on the year and 2-4 in conference. Utah is 10-9 and 1-5 in the Pac-12 and is coming off a 3-1 win against Washington State last Saturday.
Macey Gardner leads the Pac-12 in most double-doubles on the year. Gardner tallied her eighth at No. 5 USC with 14 kills and 21 digs. Allison Palmer currently has six (last at USC, 44 assists, 11 digs) and Nora Tuioti-Mariner recorded her first this season also at USC (10 kills, 15 digs).
Career Leaders Update
Stephanie Preach is one dig away from breaking into the Top 10 all-time dig records at ASU, she currently has 1177. Erica Wilson sits at eighth all time in total blocks (305) and fifth in block assists (279).
ASU had four post double-digit kills on Aug. 31 at UC Irvine, a team best this season. At USC, the Devils had three with double-digit kills, the most in a conference match this year.
About the Colorado Series
ASU leads this series 4-0 dating back to 1973. The Devils won both matches last year, with the most recent being a 3-1 victory on Nov. 11 in Tempe.
About the Utah Series
The Sun Devils have a 10-5 edge on this series dating back to 1975. When playing in Provo, the series is tied 2-2, with ASU last winning at Utah on Oct. 20, 1984 (3-1). In the last ten matchups, ASU is 7-3 against the Utes.