The Panthers begin the Missouri Valley Conference’s double round-robin slate Friday at Drake prior to a home match Monday against Indiana State.
Conference play opens this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Four matches will be carried on BTN or ESPNU, with the remaining matches streaming on BTN Plus.
The No. 9 University of Pittsburgh volleyball team (11-0, 0-0) will open ACC play at Fitzgerald Field House Wednesday at 7 p.m. against Virginia (4-6, 0-0).
Last week and throughout the weekend, Pepperdine’s 1978 NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship-winning team came back to Malibu to gather and reminisce over what had transpired 40-years-ago and what had transpired in the meantime.
Lauryn Hilger of Northwestern (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week, Valorie Flick of Saint Francis (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Marija Djonovic of College of Idaho has been named the NAIA National Volleyball Setter of the Week.
Fairfield’s Mayda Garcia, Taylor Rudeen and Alexis Rich were tabbed as the MAAC’s player, libero and rookie of the week, sweeping the Week 4 honors.
Georgetown’s Symone Speech earns BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, the first for the Hoyas this season, while Creighton’s Brittany Witt is the Bluejay’s third consecutive BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week winner.
The International Volleyball Hall of Fame (IVHF) recently announced the addition of four new members to their Board of Directors: Jennifer Armson-Dyer, Joseph Campbell, Heather Furman and Danny New.
Following WKU Volleyball’s second tournament title in as many weekends, the Lady Toppers will face yet another test as [RV] Cincinnati pays a visit to The Hill.