Mountain West Women's Volleyball Weekly Release - August 28, 2012

Aug. 28, 2012

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    All nine Mountain West women's volleyball teams will compete in regular season tournaments for the second week in a row. Wyoming (4-0) and San Diego State (2-0) will host tourneys for the second time, while the other seven league members will be out on the road. The week will wrap up with No. 24 Colorado State (3-0) hosting Oklahoma on Sunday at Moby Arena after three days at the Shocker Classic in Wichita, Kan.

    Notables:

      • MW in AVCA Top 25 Poll ... Colorado State moved up one spot in this week's AVCA Top 25 poll to No. 24, while San Diego State received votes after Saturday's 3-2 upset of then-No. 17 California.

      • Week 1 - All-Tournament Team Honorees:
      - Air Force (Rice Invitational I) - Cami Richan
      - Boise State (Northwest Challenge) - Alyssa Gammel
      - Colorado State (Rams Volleyball Rocky Mountain Invitational) - Deedra Foss (MVP), Dana Cranston and Megan Plourde
      - Fresno State (El Paso Sports Commission Invitational) - Maci Murdock and Korrin Wild
      - Nevada (Fairfield Inn North Baylor Classic) - Kara Kasser (Defensive MVP) and Tessa Lea`ea
      - New Mexico (Sheraton/LA Boxing Lobo Classic) - Chantale Riddle (MVP), Elsa Krieg and Miquella Lovato
      - San Diego State (Aztec Invitational) - Michelle Waber (MVP) and Andrea Hannasch
      - UNLV (UNLV Invitational) - Kinsey Caldwell, Daryn Glenn and Madeline Westman
      - Wyoming (UniWyo Invite) - Becky Stewart (MVP), Reese Plante and Jodi Purdy

      • Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate ... Fresno State senior Cecilia Agraz has been nominated for the 2012 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award for women's volleyball. Agraz is an outside hitter from Hanford, Calif. The Lowe's Senior CLASS Award celebrates the loyalty of seniors that honor a four-year commitment to their university. The honor recognizes these student-athletes for great achievement during competition and in their community while staying in school.

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    THIS WEEK'S MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE
    Match Time TV/Webcast
    AUGUST 30 (THURSDAY)
    #25 COLORADO STATE at Wichita State (3) 7 p.m. CT
    AUGUST 31 (FRIDAY)
    AIR FORCE at Northern Colorado (1) 7 p.m. MT
    BOISE STATE at Sacramento State (2) 6:30 p.m. PT
    #25 COLORADO STATE vs. #15 Tennessee (3) 4 p.m. CT
    FRESNO STATE vs. Cornell (4) 11 a.m. MT
    FRESNO STATE vs. Northern Arizona (4) 4 p.m. MT
    NEVADA vs. Northern Illinois (5) 5 p.m. PT
    NEW MEXICO Vs. UNC Asheville (6) 11 a.m. ET
    NEW MEXICO vs. Maryland Eastern Shore (6) 7 p.m. ET
    Sacred Heart at SAN DIEGO STATE (7) 7:30 p.m. PT GoAztecss.com
    UNLV vs. Idaho State (8) 5 p.m. PT
    Bethune-Cookman at WYOMING (9) 1:30 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
    George Washington at WYOMING (9) 7 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
    SEPTEMBER 1 (SATURDAY)
    AIR FORCE vs. Oklahoma (1) 11 a.m. MT
    AIR FORCE vs. North Dakota (1) 2 p.m. MT
    BOISE STATE vs. St. Mary's (2) 10:30 a.m. PT
    BOISE STATE vs. Morgan State (2) 5:30 p.m. PT
    #25 COLORADO STATE vs. BYU (3) Noon CT
    FRESNO STATE at Colorado (4) 7 p.m. MT
    NEVADA at Pacific (5) Noon PT
    NEVADA vs. Portland State (5) 5 p.m. PT
    NEW MEXICO vs. Kennesaw State (6) 1 p.m. ET
    NEW MEXICO at Savannah State (6) 7 p.m. ET
    Montana at SAN DIEGO STATE (7) Noon PT GoAztecss.com
    Utah State at SAN DIEGO STATE (7) 7:30 p.m. PT GoAztecss.com
    UNLV vs. Tennessee State (8) Noon PT
    UNLV at Portland (8) 7:30 p.m. PT
    Florida Gulf Coast at WYOMING (9) 1:30 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
    UMKC at WYOMING (9) 7 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
    SEPTEMBER 2 (SUNDAY)
    Oklahoma at #25 COLORADO STATE 1 p.m. MT CSURams.com
    Legend
    (1) = Hampton Inn & Suites Northern Colorado Classic (Greeley, Colo.)
    (2) = Sacramento State Invitational (Sacramento, Calif.)
    (3) = Shocker Volleyball Classic (Wichita, Kan.)
    (4) = Omni Hotels Colorado Tournament (Boulder, Colo.)
    (5) = Bankers Classic (Stockton, Calif.)
    (6) = Savannah State Tiger Invitational (Savannah, Ga.)
    (7) = Aztec Challenge (San Diego, Calif.)
    (8) = Nike Portland Invitational (Portland, Ore.)
    (9) = UniWyo Cowgirl Classic (Laramie, Wyo.)
    Live stats available for most matches.