Mountain West Women's Volleyball Scoreboard - Aug. 24, 2012

Aug. 25, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The 2012 Mountain West women's volleyball season got underway on Friday with the nine league teams going 8-3 on the day. Wyoming started the season 2-0 with wins over Presbyterian (3-1) and San Francisco (3-0), while No. 25 Colorado State beat Virginia in the Rams' home opener, 3-0.

  • Rice def. AIR FORCE, 3-0 (25-22, 25-10, 25-23)
  • No. 14 Washington def. BOISE STATE, 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-21)
  • No. 25 COLORADO STATE def. Virginia, 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-20)
  • FRESNO STATE def. UTEP, 3-2 (17-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 15-11)
  • NEVADA def. Tulane, 3-2 (23-25, 25-23, 23-25, 27-25, 15-9)
  • NEW MEXICO def. Southern, 3-0 (25-10, 25-9, 25-12)
  • Duquesne def. NEW MEXICO, 3-2 (15-25, 25-21, 25-19, 24-26, 15-10)
  • SAN DIEGO STATE def. Delaware, 3-0 (25-13, 25, 20, 29-27)
  • UNLV def. CSUB, 3-0 (25-22, 32-30, 25-19)
  • WYOMING def. Presbyterian, 3-1 (25-9, 25-9, 20-25, 25-14)
  • WYOMING def. San Francisco, 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 27-25)

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    Rice def. Air Force, 3-0
    Air Force Drops Season Opener to Rice

    Aug. 24, 2012 - The Air Force volleyball team opened the 2012 campaign with a 3-0 loss to Rice on Friday, Aug. 24, in Houston, Texas. The Falcons bookended a 25-10 loss in the second set with two close 25-22, 25-23 decisions during the first day of competition at the Rice Invitational at Tudor Fieldhouse. [READ MORE]

    #14 Washington def. Boise State, 3-0
    Broncos Fall to No. 14 Washington in Opener

    Aug. 24, 2012 - Boise State knew its season opener was going to be tough against No. 14 Washington on the road, but the Broncos fought hard before falling in straight sets 25-19, 25-17, 25-21 in the Alaska Airlines Arena at Seattle. [READ MORE]

    #25 Colorado State def. Virginia, 3-0
    CSU opens up 2012 season with big win over Virginia

    Aug. 24, 2012 - No. 25 Colorado State kicked off the 2012 volleyball season in terrific fashion, knocking off the Virginia Cavaliers in three sets (25-18, 25-13, 25-20) Friday night at Moby Arena. The win came in front of a crowd of 3,957, which ranks just outside of the top 10 for all-time home crowds. [READ MORE]

    Fresno State def. UTEP, 3-2
    `Dogs Debut 2012 With Win

    Aug. 24, 2012 - The Fresno State volleyball team opened the 2012 season with a win over UTEP in its first game of the El Paso Sports Commission Invite. The Bulldogs defeated the Miners 3-2 (17-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 15-11) after forcing a deciding fifth set. [READ MORE]

    Nevada def. Tulane, 3-2
    Pack Comes Back, Nips Tulane 3-2

    Aug. 24, 2012 - The University of Nevada volleyball team fought off two match points in the fourth game, coming back to defeat the Tulane Green Wave 3-2 and earn its first win of the season and as a member of the Mountain West. [READ MORE]

    New Mexico def. Southern, 3-0
    Duquesne def. New Mexico, 3-2
    Lobos Sweep Southern in Opening Match; Drop 3-2 Decision to Duquesne

    Aug. 24, 2012 - It was an all-around team effort in the Lobos' season-opening victory over Southern on Friday afternoon at the Johnson Center. [READ MORE]

    San Diego State def. Delaware, 3-0
    Volleyball Opens Season With 3-0 Sweep of Delaware

    Aug. 24, 2012 - The San Diego State volleyball team got its season off to a perfect start as it defeated visiting Delaware, 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 29-27) Friday evening on Aztec court in Peterson Gym. The match also marked the season opener for the Blue Hens, who were coming off a 2011 campaign that saw them advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. [READ MORE]

    UNLV def. CSUB, 3-0
    Rebels Race Past Roadrunners In Season Opener

    Aug. 24, 2012 - Kinsey Caldwell's double-double helped the Rebel volleyball team (1-0) notch its first win of the 2012 campaign on Friday night in its own UNLV Invitational played in the Cox Pavilion. The three-set victory (25-22, 32-30, 25-19) over the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (0-1) was a lot quicker and more exciting than the five-set contest the two squads played in Bakersfield, Calif., last season. [READ MORE]

    Wyoming def. Presbyterina, 3-1
    Wyoming def. San Francisco, 3-0
    Cowgirl Volleyball Opens Regular Season With Two Victories

    Aug. 24, 2012 - The Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team (2-0) began its 2012 regular season with back-to-back victories in the UniWyo Wyoming Invitational over Presbyterian College (0-2) and the University of San Francisco (1-1) on Friday, in Laramie. The Cowgirls defeated Presbyterian 3-1 and swept San Francisco 3-0 in their first two matches of the regular season. It is the second time in three seasons the Cowgirls have started the regular season 2-0. [READ MORE]

    UP NEXT IN MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
    Match Time TV/Webcast
    AUGUST 25 (SATURDAY)
    AIR FORCE vs. BYU (1) 11 a.m. CT
    AIR FORCE vs. Arkansas State (1) 5 p.m. CT
    BOISE STATE vs. Portland State (2) 10 a.m. PT
    BOISE STATE vs. Gonzaga (2) 4:30 p.m. PT
    Denver at #25 COLORADO STATE (3) 1 p.m. MT CSURams.com
    Rhode Island at #25 COLORADO STATE (3) 7:30 p.m. MT CSURams.com
    FRESNO STATE vs. Arizona State (4) 11 a.m. MT
    FRESNO STATE vs. Idaho State (4) 5:30 p.m. MT
    NEVADA at Baylor (5) 12:30 p.m. CT
    NEVADA vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi (5) 4:30 p.m. CT
    Southern at NEW MEXICO (6) 11 a.m. MT GoLobos.com
    Duquesne at NEW MEXICO (6) 7 p.m. MT GoLobos.com
    #17 California at SAN DIEGO STATE (7) 7 p.m. PT GoAztecss.com
    The Citadel at UNLV (8) Noon PT UNLVRebels.com
    Northern Arizona at UNLV (8) 7 p.m. PT UNLVRebels.com
    Eastern Washington at WYOMING (9) 1:30 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
    Seattle at WYOMING (9) 7 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
    Legend
    (1) = Rice Invitational I (Houston, Texas)
    (2) = UW Northwest Challenge (Seattle, Wash.)
    (3) = Rams Volleyball Rocky Mountain Invitational (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    (4) = El Paso Sports Commission Invitational (El Paso, Texas)
    (5) = Fairfield Inn North Baylor Classic (Waco, Texas)
    (6) = Sheraton/LA Boxing Lobo Classic (Albuquerque, N.M.)
    (7) = Aztec Invitational (San Diego, Calif.)
    (8) = UNLV Invitational (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    (9) = UniWyo Invite (Laramie, Wyo.)
    Live stats available for most matches.