Wildcats volleyball team picks up first win over ranked team this season

Wildcats volleyball team picks up first win over ranked team this season

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The UA volleyball team knocked off its first ranked opponent of the season, beating No. 22 Washington State 3-1 on Sunday at McKale Center to even its record at 15-15.

The Wildcats, who are 5-13 in the Pac-12, won 25-22, 20-25, 25-15, 25-13.

Paige Whipple had a career-high 29 kills to go with nine digs in the win. Julia Patterson added 45 assists and 14 digs while Kamaile Hiapo notched a match-high 24 digs.

UA had entered the match 0-11 on the season against ranked opponents.

Arizona hosts UCLA at 2 p.m. Wednesday and Arizona State at noon Sunday to wrap up its season. Both matches will air on Pac-12 Arizona.

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