All but five of the 32 automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament have been claimed with a week remaining in the regular season. Four conference tournaments are ahead this week.
Student-athletes from all over the country declared their commitments to play collegiate volleyball by signing national letters of intent during the first day of the NCAA signing period on Wednesday.
From rivalry matches to key contests with regard to conference races and potential NCAA seedings are on tap for Week 13. Seven matches featuring two VolleyMob Top 25 teams are on the docket this week for NCAA volleyball fanatics to enjoy.
The Cougars must now make their way through the remainder of the season without the junior outside hitter McKenna Miller as she suffered an ACL injury in Thursday’s match with Santa Clara.
Baylor’s Shelly Fanning was a force at the net both offensively and defensively in wins over Iowa State and Kansas State en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball selection committee revealed its Top 10 teams through Oct. 31 in a Sunday announcement, with seven coming from the current RPI Top 10 and five hailing from the Big Ten Conference.
5 key matchups in conference races as well as 10 matches featuring two VolleyMob Top 25 teams are on the docket this week for NCAA volleyball fanatics to enjoy!
There were two monster performances that stood out above the rest, but an all around effort and two conference records gave Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson the edge and her third VolleyMob Player of the Week nod this season.
Freshman outside hitter McKenna Melville played a key roll in extending UCF’s win streak to 17 matches with strong efforts on offense, defense and in serve reception en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
The top three continue to stand strong in the AVCA Top 25 poll, but Stanford is gaining ground on BYU in number of first place votes. Purdue and Missouri each moved up four spots, while Northern Iowa and Tennessee joined the rankings.