Cranston, a junior on the team, and her fellow CSU Rams' journey to the NCAA Final Four will begin with a match against the Oregon Ducks, who enter the playoffs ranked number 13th nationally with a 21-9 record.
The rams enter the tournament with a record of 23-5.
The Rams will enter their first-round match-up with Oregon with the hopes of advancing to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the fifth consecutive season.
With a Thursday evening victory, CSU could advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament and face off against the winner between Hawaii and Northern Colorado. That game would take place the evening of Friday, Dec.2.
Thursday evening’s game begins at 8 p.m. MST.