The NFL franchise donated half of the estimated $500,000 needed to save Oakland’s sports programs, including boys volleyball, this year.
Already the school record holder in season digs with 617, Charlotte’s Yumi Garcia etched her name atop the match-record list in saves with 44 against Davidson on Tuesday.
Individually, Kansas City’s Tyrecia Lukes leads the WAC in hitting percentage (.542), kills (5.00) and points (5.29), while Cal Baptist leads the WAC in hitting percentage (.244), opponent hitting percentage (.092) assists (13.85), kills (15.31), service aces (2.46) and digs (18.92).
American Athletic Conference teams return to action with at least one match every day this week. The Week 2 slate proves to be a challenging one, as conference teams prepare to face seven nationally ranked foes, including five top-10 teams in the latest AVCA Coaches’ Poll.
The United States, Cuba, Canada, and Dominican Republic are all battling for 1st place in their respective pools and a place in the semifinals.
North Texas is without their starting libero from the 2017 season as Henrianna Ibarra has yet to appear in a match in 2018.
MB/OH Jessica Nicole LoPresti has committed to the Troy Trojans for 2019.
Iona’s Claire Archibald surpassed the 1,000 dig milestone to join the elite 1,000-kill/1,000 dig club. Five players reached 1,000 kills and four others posted their 1,000th dig on opening weekend.
WKU Volleyball opened its 2018 home slate with a sweep of Belmont to extend its home win streak to 24-consecutive matches – the longest in the nation.
Missouri Valley teams combined to post a 20-11 record during the opening weekend of the 2018 volleyball season despite playing on the road. Drake and Evansville led the pack with 3-0 marks.