Oregon pulled off maybe the upset of the tournament in downing Minnesota to finish the year in the VolleyMob Top 10.
Saturday featured 12 matches with the winners earning a ticket to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Eight of the matches ended in sweeps, although two of those provided upsets as No. 9 Creighton and No. 11 USC fell to Washington and San Diego respectively.
It was a history making night for the No. 14 seed Marquette University volleyball team as the Golden Eagles swept Cincinnati (25-19, 25-21, 25-16) to reach the round of 16 in the 2018 NCAA Championship for the first time in program history.
Washington State has a VM Top 20 showdown on their hands with Tennessee for a spot in the Sweet 16.
The quarterfinals for the Women’s NIVC are set after eight contests on Friday, including five set wins by Portland and UNLV. Action resumes Wednesday, Dec. 5.
NCAA Tournament Nov. 30, 2018 Friday’s NCAA Tournament action included 28 matches, including four second round affairs. Just seven of…
No. 5 Texas Volleyball defeated Texas State, 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-14) at Gregory Gym on Friday night to advance to the program’s 31st 2018 NCAA Sweet 16, and 13th in a row.
The Florida Gators swept the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles on Friday night in The Venue during the second round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the regional semifinals for the 24th time in 29 previous tournament appearances.
University of New Hampshire head volleyball coach Jill Hirschinger, who guided the Wildcats to seven America East Conference regular-season and tournament championships, will conclude an illustrious head coaching career that spanned 40 seasons, including the last 23 at the helm of the Wildcats.
The Ducks host Baylor with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line for a pair of teams who fell in the second round in 2017.