Northwestern University dedicated the striking new Welsh-Ryan Arena on Friday, Nov. 2, following its complete renovation, opening the doors of a world-class facility built to be the most accessible in college athletics.
The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball selection committee revealed its Top 10 teams through Oct. 31 in a Sunday announcement, with seven coming from the current RPI Top 10 and five hailing from the Big Ten Conference.
5 key matchups in conference races as well as 10 matches featuring two VolleyMob Top 25 teams are on the docket this week for NCAA volleyball fanatics to enjoy!
There were two monster performances that stood out above the rest, but an all around effort and two conference records gave Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson the edge and her third VolleyMob Player of the Week nod this season.
Minnesota’s Adanna Rollins and Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Nebraska’s Lauren Stivrins and Wisconsin’s Dana Rettke earned Big Ten weekly honors.
There was little movement in the top 15 of the latest RPI rankings. After that, though, things got a little wild.
Following a Halloween victory over Florida, Kentucky hops into the top 12 for the first time since the opening week of the season.
#5 Wisconsin hosts #3 Minnesota as the marquee match of the week, but plenty of others should be kept an eye on.
Freshman outside hitter McKenna Melville played a key roll in extending UCF’s win streak to 17 matches with strong efforts on offense, defense and in serve reception en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
After beating Maryland and Nebraska last weekend, Illinois jumped BYU for the #2 spot in the latest NCAA volleyball RPI rankings.