The volleyball team (4-2) will head to Pullman, Washington to compete in the Cougar Challenge this weekend at Washington State University.
UTA begins play Friday with a doubleheader, first against Liberty University at noon, then Washington State at 9:30 p.m. The Mavericks close out play with a match against the Bengals of Idaho State University at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Mavericks enter the Cougar Challenge after having hosted the 2019 Maverick Classic this past weekend where they posted a 2-1 record. UTA swept the University of the Incarnate Word and Southern University before falling to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in five sets.
Liberty (4-2) is on a four-match win streak. Three of those wins were gathered at the Liberty Invitational last weekend and were followed by a road win at the University of Virginia on Tuesday.
UTA’s second opponent, Washington State (5-1), is also on a four-match win streak. The Cougars won every match at the North Portland Marriott Invitational last weekend.
The Mavericks’ final opponent of the weekend is Idaho State (3-4). The Bengals lost all three of its matches at the Golden Flashes Classic this past weekend, only managing to win a single set against the host, Kent State University.