Both UC Davis and UC Irvine earned sweeps on Saturday while Hawaii took down CSUN in four sets.
#13 Cal Poly continued its dominance of the Big West with a sweep of UCSB while Hawaii rebounded for a four-set win over Long Beach State.
Loyola Maryland freshman libero Katie Forsythe averaged 8.15 digs per set, posted three straight 30-plus dig matches, set a school record and made good on all 50 of her serve reception chances en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Class of 2020 outside hitter Natalie Repetti has committed to the UC San Diego volleyball team.
Oregon was the biggest mover of the week, climbing six spots to No. 14 after knocking off #17 UCLA and #12 USC. Arizona State claimed the No. 25 spot, its first ranking since being tabbed as No. 24 in the Nov. 16, 2015 poll.
Oregon hops back up into the top 15 after an impressive bounce-back week.
Cal Poly’s Torrey Van Winden notched her third Big West Player of the Week nod of 2018, while teammate Avalon DeNecochea collected her second Freshman Player of the Week honor. UC Irvine’s Idara Akpakpa nabbed her second career defensive accolade.
13th-ranked Cal Poly came out on top of a battle of the Big West unbeatens, outlasting Hawaii in 4 sets to move to 5-0. UC Riverside, UC Irvine and Long Beach State also collected Saturday victories.
Senior libero Emilia Petrachi is now UCSB’s all-time leader in digs.