After not even making the finals on Friday, Brazil’s Pedro Solberg/Bruno Schmidt were crowned King of the Court on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium. The duo also was honored for the longest stay on the Kings side of the court during the competition.
After a surprising loss to Villanova on Friday, #24 Utah recovered with wins over Temple and High Point to close out its stay at the Villanova Classic on Saturday.
Backup setter Brooke Smith will be back in Husker red and eligible to play on Sunday after winning an NCAA appeal to play for Nebraska in 2018 following her transfer back to Lincoln after a one-year stint at Kansas State.
No. 21 San Diego won easily, with help from 11 blocks in a Friday sweep, while the Vols countered with a four-set win on Saturday, putting up 13 stuffs and outhitting USD .283 to .222.
The No. 19 Michigan Wolverines moved to 9-0 on the season upping their winning streak to 27 straight sets, this time topping vote getter Colorado State (6-3) on Saturday to claim the Michigan Challenge title.
The Cyclones rebounded from Friday’s four set loss to No. 14 Creighton with a four-set victory over the Shockers with help from a crushing block and nine or more kills by five players.
The United States Men’s National Team finished the Ljubljana Challenge with its third victory in as many days, topping host Slovenia 25-22, 25-23, 24-26, 25-21, in a final leadup to the World Championships.
In an ongoing saga of perseverance, Savannah Rennie, made her first appearance of 2018 following an offseason battle with Non-Hodgkins Post-Transplant Lymphoma.
King of the Court Utrecht, Netherlands Sept. 7 , 2018 Spain’s Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira won the first leg of the…
Michigan registered its program record eighth straight sweep to start the season, outdoing Oakland and LSU on Friday to open the Michigan Challenge. Colorado State also posted two wins on the day.