The first place votes in the Division III poll were split among four teams this week, with No. 1 Calvin…
A pair of all-around efforts helped senior setter Lyndie Haddock-Eppich lead BYU to a pair of victories of Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
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The top four – BYU, Stanford, Minnesota and Penn State – remained the same in the AVCA Top 25 poll, but the Cardinal did pick up two additional first place votes on Week 9. New to the poll on Week 9 are Missouri, which jumped in at No. 24 with a five-set upset win over then No. 11 Florida on Sunday, and UCF, which garnered its first ever AVCA ranking at No. 25.
It was a familiar duo atop the men’s podium at the Las Vegas Four Star on Sunday as Norwegians Christian Sorum/Anders Mol claimed their fourth straight FIVB title, besting Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek/Michal Bryl for the gold.
Canadians Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson bested countrywomen Sarah Pavan/Melissa Humana-Paredes in tiebreak in the first ever all-Canadian title match on the FIVB World Tour on Sunday.
Pitt nailed down the top spot in the league at the midway point, edging past Louisville in four sets, while Syracuse, Florida State, Boston College and Miami also held home court.
Kentucky extended its win streak to 11 matches and remains as the lone undefeated team in the SEC after a five-set win over Texas, while Missouri knocked off No. 11 Florida in Gainesville for the Gators first league loss. Four road teams came up victorious in the six Sunday matches.
Marquette outdid Northern Iowa in every facet of the game, snapping the Panthers’ 10-match win streak with a four-set comeback win.
Pitt continued its historic season, extending its win streak to 22 matches, while posting its best ever ACC start (10-0) with a four-set win over co-league leader Louisville on Sunday.