The Mountain West Conference Womens volleyball schedule is full of
teams chomping at the bit to steal the championship title away from
the Aztecs of San Diego State.
Stay tuned..the preseason action begins on August 30...
In her fifth season at the helm of Aztec nation coach Dietre Collins
Parker has learned what it takes to reach the top of the Mountain West
conference championship podium.
Two seasons ago Coach Collins adopted a specific coaching philosophy
that she knew she would need for her team, her staff and important
supporters to buy into.
In a few words that philosophy was based on unrelenting discipline in
defense, hard work and commitment.
And they did.
The results are showing.
The Aztecs, won last season's Mountain West Conference Championship
title and were picked almost unanimously by the league's coaches to
finish first in the preseason poll again this season.
SDSU traipsed to the Southeast to participate in the LSU Tiger Classic
where they overcame UC Davis in five sets, dropped Texas San Antonio
in four sets and lost a close one to LSU in five sets where they finished
in second place at the season opening tournament.
on August 30 -31.
The weekend of September 6 - 7 finds the Aztecs travelling to the
the NAU Fiesta Bowl Tournament to face NAU, Cal State Northridge and
On their home volleyball gym, Aztec Court, SDSU will host the Holiday
Inn Mission Valley Aztec Invitational September 13-14 with guest
teams from Harvard, Northeastern and San Francisco.
One more match is scheduled against crosstown rivals the Toreros at
their San Diego campus on Sept 17 before the Aztecs open their
Mountain West Conference womens volleyball schedule officially, against
the Rebels of UNLV on September 21.
Always a contender for the Mountain West Conference womens
volleyball championship title, the Rams were picked to finish second by
the coaches in the preseason poll.
In the famed Moby Arena the Rams butted their way to three
consecutive season opening wins against Baylor on August 30, then
against Cal Poly on August 31 and for good measure they took on
Northern Colorado on September 3.
Sending a strong message to all who doubt them, the Rams won all
three matches on their home volleyball court, the...in three sets.
CSU will then go on the road further West to compete on September 6
- 7 in the Pepperdine Invitational Tournament against Virginia, UC Santa
Barbara and Pepperdine.
The Rams will compete against in-state rivals Denver on
September 10 followed by a match against Missouri State on September
The MWC volleyball schedule begins on September 18 for Colorado State
with a match against Wyoming.
The Las Vegas Cox Practice gym was the site of the UNLV
Invitational where the Rebels whooped visiting Cal State Fullerton,
and Portland in three sets before succumbing to Kansas State in five
sets over the weekend of August 30 - 31.
A trip to the Gonzaga Tournament is next with Gonzaga, Arizona
State and Seattle on September 6 - 7 in Spokane, Washington.
On September 13 -14 the Rebels travel to Kentucky for the
Western Kentucky Tournament to compete against Ohio, Virginia and
San Diego State is the first Mountain West Conference womens
volleyball opponent for the Rebels on September 21.
The University of Utah Classic on Aug 30 - 31 was the site of the Aggies
first loss against Utah in five sets. Utah State quickly recovered and
beat Northern Iowa in four sets and Fairfield in five.
Next on the calendar is the University of Portland Nike Invitational
on September 6 - 7 with the Aggies set to face Wichita State, Pacific,
and Portland before they head to Ogden, Utah to face Weber State on
The Aggies final preseason tournament is the Duke University
Invitational on September 13 -14 where they will battle against South
Carolina, Duke, and Liberty for the tournament title.
Boise State is the first Mountain West Conference womens volleyball
opponent on September 18 at home in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
The Lobos have gone in search for prey first at the University of
Arkansas Invitational where they attacked their way to a three set
victory over UMKC before falling in a close encounter with Arkansas in
They successfully fought for another notch in the winner's column by
downing Northwestern State in three sets to finish as runner ups in the
U of A Tournament on August 30 -31.
New Mexico will host the Sheraton Airport Lobo Classic in the
Johnson Center, their home volleyball court on September 6 - 7 with
invited prey Idaho State, Georgia Tech, and UC Riverside.
Holding back-to-back tournaments in the Johnson Center the Lobo
Invitational is scheduled on September 13 - 14 with Northern Arizona,
Towson and Abilene Christian.
Air Force is on the docket as the first Mountain West Conference
womens volleyball opponent this season on September 19.
Fresno State hosted the Bulldog Invitational presented by Deli Delicious
with matches against Rice who they devoured in five sets before getting
hammered by Santa Clara in five sets, then turning things around when
they faced Cal State Northridge to beat them in 5.
The Portland Nike Invitational is next on September 6 - 7 where the
Bulldogs face BYU and Wichita State and Portland.
The Bulldogs host a second tournament at home in the ..... the Fresno
State Classic presented by Deli Delicious on September 13 - 14 with
Belmont, Oregon and CSU Bakersfield.
On September 20 - 21 the Bulldogs head to the UC Irvine Invitational
with Xavier and American at UC Irvine.
Utah State is first Mountain West Conference womens volleyball
opponent on September 26.
The Broncos were picked to finish seventh in the MAC preseason poll
and have shown they are eager to prove any critics wrong.
On August 30 - 31 at the Northwest Challenge they dropped their first
match against heavy weight contender Washington in three sets before
rebounding against Gonzaga to take them in five and then sweeping
Portland State in three sets.
The Wildcat Challenge on September 6 - 7 is next where Boise State will
face Belmont, Columbia and then Northwestern before hosting the
Courtyard Marriott Bronco Volleyball Classic on September 12 - 14
where Idaho, North Texas and Sacramento State come to town to do
battle in the Bronco Gym.
Utah State is the first Mountain West Conference Womens volleyball
match on September 18.
The Cowgirls opened at home with the UniWyo Invitational on a
two-day event on August 30 - 31 with wins over all the invited teams
from Stetson, Idaho, Montana State and Drake.
The Cowgirls, now 4-0 travel to Virginia on September 6 - 7 for the
James Madison Tournament to confront Presbyterian, James Madison
and CSU Bakersfield.
The Hoosier Classic is the third preseason volleyball tournament event
on September 13 - 14 with Indiana and Tennessee State and UAB.
The Mountain West Conference womens volleyball schedule starts on
September 18 with a league match at Colorado State.
On August 30 -31 the Spartans attended the William and Mary
Tournament where they lost to hosts William & Mary, Northern Arizona
On September 6 - 7 SJSU will take their 0-3 record to the Sacramento
State Invitational to confront Sacramento State, Cal Poly and Central
A midweek match against Eastern Washington in the Event Center on
September 11 is on the calendar before the Bankers Classic on
September 13 -14 to face Winthrop and UC Riverside and Pacific.
The Spartans will start their Mountain West conference womens
volleyball schedule on September 26 at home in the Events Center
against Boise State.
August 30 the Falcons lost against Denver in four sets followed by a loss
to UC Irvine in five sets and a four set loss to Texas A&M-Corpus
On September 6 Air Force will confront Long Beach State followed by
a match against San Francisco and Saint Mary's on September 7.
On September 11 they travel to Annapolis to play Navy before heading
to Arlington, Virginia to face Stanford, Army and Yale on September 13.
New Mexico is the first Mountain West Conference womens volleyball
match on September 19.
The Wolfpack opened their tournament season at the Cal Berkeley
Tournament with three losses to New Mexico State, Cal and UC Santa
Barbara on August 30 - 31.
They host their own Nevada Tournament on September 5 - 6 with UC
Davis, Weber State, Grand Canyon and Illinois State coming to the
Virginia Street Gym.
The Texas Tech Tournament with Cal State Fullerton, Texas Tech and
Montana is on Sept 13 - 14.
The Washington State Tournament with Idaho, Washington State and
Seattle University is on September 20 - 21 before the first Mountain
West Conference womens volleyball match against UNLV on September
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