Loyola defeats BYU in 5 and SFU defeats UCSB in 4.
#8 UCI swept #5 Lewis in the opening match of the BYU Men’s Invitational on Friday afternoon.
Strong hitting nights lifted No. 8 UC Irvine, No. 11 Ball State and No. 14 USC to victories Friday night, while No. 20 UCSD overcame hitting woes with 27 kills by Tanner Syftestad.
Saint Francis pulled off the first big upset of 2018 by downing #6 Stanford; January 5 Morning Update.
The 2018 season is starting to pick up, with two matches taking place on Wednesday, January 3 on the west coast.
Long Beach State, which is ranked No. 2 in the country, travels to Santa Barbara, Calif., to take part in the ASICS Tournament.
The CSUN Matadors (0-0) open their 42nd season of men’s volleyball Thursday as the Matadors play the first of three matches at UC Santa Barbara’s annual Asics Invitational.
In the inaugural VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings, the Big West leads the way with 7 ranked teams.
Big West men’s volleyball begins their inaugural season in 2018 with Long Beach State the early favorites.
In case you missed any of our releases this past week, here is our cumulative VolleyMob Top 20 Men’s Power Rankings (Preseason).