CCAA volleyball teams open play

California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) women’s volleyball play begins this weekend with all 12 teams opening conference play on Friday.

The weekend is highlighted by four-time defending CCAA champion Cal State San Bernardino (3-1) hosting Cal State Monterey Bay (3-0) and San Francisco State (3-2) on Friday and Saturday, respectively, at Coussoulis Arena. Both contests begin at 7 p.m.

Cal Poly Pomona (2-2) will play the same teams at Darlene May Gymnasium in the reverse order with San Francisco State first.

Led by No. 3 Cal State San Bernardino, three CCAA teams are currently ranked in the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s (AVCA) Top 25 Poll. UC San Diego is ranked No. 11 and Cal State L.A. is No. 21.

 Friday’s matches

CSU Monterey Bay at CSU San Bernardino; 7 p.m.
San Francisco State at Cal Poly Pomona; 7 p.m.
Cal State Stanislaus at CSU Dominguez Hills; 7 p.m.
Sonoma State at Cal State East Bay; 7 p.m.
Humboldt State at UC San Diego; 7 p.m.
Chico State at Cal State L.A.; 7 p.m.

Saturday’s matches

San Francisco State at CSU San Bernardino; 7 p.m.
Cal State Stanislaus at Cal State L.A.; 7 p.m.
Chico State at Cal State Dominguez Hills; 7 p.m.
Humboldt State at Cal State East Bay; 7 p.m.
Sonoma State at UC San Diego; 7 p.m.
Cal State Monterey Bay at Cal Poly Pomona; 7 p.m.