CSUN makes a five-spot leap after a late-season statement; VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings (Week 12).
Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 4 UCLA and No. 5 UC Irvine survived conference tests, while No. 3 Hawaii…
MATCH STATS #1 Long Beach State def. #10 UC Santa Barbara 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 25-14, 25-20) Long Beach State moves…
MATCH STATS #4 UCLA def. #11 Grand Canyon 3-1 (25-15, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21) UCLA moves to 19-5, 7-2 MPSF; Grand…
BYU has been without their leading senior middle blocker, Price Jarman for nearly a month now after coming down with a hand injury in the team’s comeback win over Stanford on February 24.
Cal State Northridge earned its first Big West win and coach Jeff Campbell his 300th win by sweeping No. 3 Hawaii. Also picking up key Big West victories were No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 5 UC Irvine, while No. 2 BYU and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed MPSF wins.
Pepperdine used 13.5 blocks to stifle the Concordia offense and won the rest of the stat sheet as well in the sweep Thursday night.
Jake Arnitz had double-digit kills for the fourth time in his last five matches as UCLA’s serving took over in a sweep of Concordia Irvine.
#4 UCLA will look to win twice at home vs. top 15 opponents to stay in striking distance of BYU; MPSF Update (March 14).