Jake Hanes led the Ohio State offense with 19 kills as the seventh ranked Buckeyes swept #13 Saint Francis.
No. 4 UC Irvine and No. 18 Fort Wayne notched their seventh victories of the season, topping Concordia-Irvine and Lourdes respectively, while North Greenville and King opened Conference Carolinas action with wins on Wednesday night.
Coker used a strong serve and defense to down St. Andrews and improve to 4-1; January 22 and 23 recap.
The No. 3 Ohio State University men’s volleyball team hosts Saint Francis and No. 8 Penn State on Thursday (Jan. 25) and Sunday (Jan. 28), respectively.
VolleyMob Player of the Week Tanner Syftestad maintained his hold on the top spot nationally in kills (5.15) and points per set (6.08), while Loyola’s Paul Narup leads the nation in hitting percentage (.583).
Ball State’s Matt Walsh picks up this week’s AVCA Player of the Week after helping the Cardinals to wins over Sacred Heart and Harvard.
Senior opposite Tanner Syftestad had a solid all-around weekend, hitting, blocking and in the backcourt for UC San Diego, earning him VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
The Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association has honored Ball State’s Matt Walsh as the MIVA Offensive Player of the Week and Fort Wayne’s Tomas Gago as the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week.
With a sweep of Stanford on Saturday, Long Beach State moved to 7-0, maintaining its hold on the top spot in the AVCA Coaches Top 15 poll.
The NCAA Men’s Volleyball Standings after week 3 action.