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VIDEO: Dave Rubio, Kendra Dahlke on Arizona volleyball’s season opener, being an ‘elite team’ and more

The Wildcats open the 2018 season Friday in Sacramento against Cal State Northridge

The Arizona Wildcats volleyball team opens its season Friday when it takes on Cal State Northridge and Utah State in Sacramento as part of the Hornet Invitational.

The Wildcats, picked to finished ninth in the Pac-12, will then face Sacramento State on Saturday to wrap up the tournament.

We spoke to UA head coach Dave Rubio and senior outside hitter Kendra Dahlke on Tuesday to get their thoughts on the upcoming season and matches.

Here are the full interviews:

Arizona Volleyball coach Dave Rubio thinks the Wildcats can be an elite team in 2018: “We have the talent. Now whether or not the talent is going to be enough...that will be the question.”

Posted by AZ Desert Swarm on Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Arizona Volleyball opens its season Friday in Sacramento after being picked to finish 9th in the Pac-12. Senior outside hitter Kendra Dahlke: “I think we’re the team that’s going to surprise people this year.”

Posted by AZ Desert Swarm on Tuesday, August 21, 2018