This week has featured some top-20 matches, with #4 UCLA downing #2 UC Irvine in a five-set thriller while #19 UCSD has started their season unbeaten with a sweep over NAIA’s UC Merced.
#4 UCLA picked up a big non-conference victory Wednesday night with a five-set win over #2 UC Irvine.
The #10 Pepperdine men’s volleyball team will host #5 UC Irvine at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Firestone Fieldhouse. The match will stream live on WaveCasts.
UCSB men’s team was set to hit the road this weekend to play UCLA and UCS but due to complications with the 101 freeway, the two matches have been canceled as announced by UCSB Athletics.
#2 UC Irvine sits right with #1 Long Beach State at the top, adding to an already exciting inaugural Big West season; Big West Update (Week 2)
This weekend kicks off a seven-match, four-week road swing for UCSB
The eighth-ranked CSUN Matadors (3-0) open the 2018 home schedule this Friday (Jan. 12) as they host UC Merced at 7 p.m. CSUN opened the season last week at the UCSB Asics Invitational, winning all three matches for the third straight season.
The AVCA has announced their first Division I-II Player of the Week in UC San Diego’s Tanner Syftestad after leading the Triton to two victories in week one.
The largest mover of the week was Loyola-Chicago, which jumped six spots from 13 to 7 with a 1-1 mark against BYU (W 3-2) and UC Irvine (L 3-1). That was followed by the Lewis Flyers’ plummet from No. 6 to No. 11 with losses to UC Irvine and BYU.
2018 Men’s Volleyball Standings Update (Post-Week 1)