2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Preliminary Pool D Sept. 12-18, 2018 Palace of Culture and Sports; Varna, Italy Pool…
or the second time in her Cal Poly career, Torrey Van Winden captured back-to-back Player of the Week honors, spearheading the Mustangs to a 3-0 record at the North Texas Challenge.
Starting Wednesday, fans will get to see which teams carry their momentum from no-conference into league play and if the 7 remaining undefeated programs will survive against their biggest rivals.
Australia cemented its spot among the top four in Pool C and punched its ticket to the second round of World Championships play, riding the arm of Lincoln Williams to a four-set win over Tunisia. Meanwhile, Russia cruised past Cameroon to set up its Pool C finale against Serbia.
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are Bradley’s Erica Haslag and Missouri State’s Laynie Dake and Amelia Flynn.
After an off-day to regroup, Brazil gave Canada their first loss on Monday, while the Netherlands beat Egypt.
Another edition of Conference USA weekly honors saw four programs claim recognition, including Marshall who boasted two winners.
UNLV’s Mariena Hayden was selected as the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week and the second time in her career, while her teammate Elsa Descamps was named the MW Defensive Player of the Week.
Northern State continued its steady rise in the AVCA Division II Poll, taking over the top spot with a 3-0 mark this past weekend to remain undefeated on the season. It is the Wolves first appearance at the top of the AVCA poll.
Montana State swept the Player of the Week honors as Evi Wilson and Allyssa Rizzo were recognized by the conference office. Wilson was named the Offensive Player of the Week, while Rizzo earned defensive accolades.