Vote getter Ball State provided the upset of the evening with a four-set road win over No. 12 St. Francis…
#13 UC Santa Barbara def. #6 BYU 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 27-25) UCSB moves to 4-3; BYU falls to 5-4 Santa…
#15 IPFW matched their program-best start by defeating Saint Francis in four sets Friday night. IPFW is now 8-0 for the first time since 2007.
No. 15 Fort Wayne continued to gain respect in the national spotlight as the newly ranked squad posted a four-set road win over No. 12 Saint Francis on Friday. Also coming out with wins were No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Grand Canyon and No. 10 Penn State.
No. 2 UCLA and No. 4 Hawaii made quick work of their foes Thursday night, each walking away with sweeps. Each team hit better than .400 in the victories, while also using a stout serve to off its foes.
Redshirt sophomore opposite Calvin Mende is dealing with an injury for Penn State.
#17 UCSD improved to 7-2 for the first time in the program’s 30-year history in a sweep of Princeton Wednesday night in La Jolla.
Loyola’s Jeff Jendryk is the most efficient player in the nation, while UC San Diego’s Tanner Syfestad has a lock on the most kills and points per set. Long Beach State is the national leader in team hitting and hitting defense.
Ohio State redshirt freshman opposite posted big numbers against Saint Francis and Penn State, averaged 5.83 kills and 1.00 digs per set, while hitting .452 in the sweeps, en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week nods.
DIII #1 Springfield College had a huge comeback against EIVA member Harvard, knocking off the Crimson in 5. #18 Concordia-Irvine downed Hope International in 4.