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THIS WEEK ON HUSKY VOLLEYBALLWednesday 23 November

#24 Washington hosts USC, 5:30 p.m
Alaska Airlines Arena
Live on Pac-12 Networks National | Live stats

Friday 25 November

#24 Washington at #25 Washington State, 6:00 p.m
Pullman, Wash. • Buehler C
Live on Pac-12 Networks Washington | Live stats

Seattle – Six Husky seniors will sit on the floor at Alaska Airlines Arena for likely the last time on Wednesday, November 23, as Washington hosts USC in its regular season finale. At the pre-game ceremony before 5:30 p.m., the Huskies will show their thanks Danny ColeAnd the Shannon CrenshawAnd the Big NavyAnd the Claire HoffmanAnd the Sianna HuttonAnd the Ella May Powell. She helped the elite class win 111 games over the past five seasons, with two games left this week before a potential final round of the NCAA tournament.

After their first and only meeting this season against the Trojans on Wednesday, the Huskies will travel to Pullman to close out the regular season against Washington State on Friday in the second half of the Boeing Apple Cup Series. That match will take place at 6pm at the Bohler Gym. The Wednesday and Friday games will air on Pac-12 Networks. Sunday, November 27, the NCAA Tournament Stadium will be announced live on ESPNU at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

Husky seniors have accomplished an amazing amount individually and have led UW to incredible team accomplishments. Four Sweet Sixteen, two Elite, and four Final Four. 2 Pac-12 Championships. Six All-America awards combined. Powell is No. 16 in NCAA history, No. 3 in Pac-12 history and No. 2 in school history in career assists. She is the career leader of UW’s aces, and sixth in career aces, with more than any other than a libero. Hoffman is now sixth in school history in kills and fourth in aces. Grote rose to fourth in school history in career offensive percentage. Crenshaw is one of 15 Huskies to reach the 1,000 career drilling milestone. In all, the group accumulated 2,815 kills; 6,416 assists; 407 Aces; 3473 engravings and 874 pieces.

USC had a strong season and is poised to make the NCAA Tournament with an RPI of 26, which matches its AVCA rating as USC is the first “to get votes” team. The Trojans edge the Huskies in the Pac-12 in one game and lead 20-9 on the whole. USC took a 2-0 lead at Oregon in their final game, but the Ducks rallied to win in five sets. Skyler Fields led the Pac-12 most of the season in kills per set, averaging 5.06 and hitting an impressive . 322 for the year. USC hit . 291 as a team in the conference, ranking third. The Trojans are fifth in aces per set with 1.46, led by hitter Mia Taneja who leads the Pac-12 with 0.48 aces per set, and ranks third with 11.14 assists per set. Gala Trubint is fifth in the league with 3.88 holes per set.

The Cougars moved up to third in the Pac-12 with a 13-5 record, winning their last four in a row. WSU ranks fifth in the league game with a 0.273 offensive percentage, solid serve, and ranks second with 1.55 aces per set, plus good block is fourth with 2.49 blocks per set. Individually, Pia Timmer is seventh in the Pac with 3.72 kills per set and Laura Jansen is eighth with 3.64. 409 attack percentage, with 2.66 kills per set, and leads the league with 1.57 blocks per set. The Huskies have won their last two games in this series but have yet to lose their last three in Pullman, two in five sets.

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