Baylor’s Shelly Fanning was a force at the net both offensively and defensively in wins over Iowa State and Kansas State en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
The computers do not look favorably upon the Cougars after wins against the WCC’s two bottom teams.
Washington jumps back into solid footing inside the top 20 with their fourth straight victory.
Florida Atlantic’s Massiel Matos earned Offensive Player of the Week and Setter of the Week went to Nya Steele of Charlotte, while FIU’s Abbie Hughes and Lina Bernier rounded out the week’s Conference USA honors.
Four Lady Toppers finished with double-digit kills as WKU Volleyball spoiled UAB’s Senior Night with a four-set win Thursday evening in Birmingham. The Lady Toppers now sit in a four-way tie for second place in Conference USA play.
There was little movement in the top 15 of the latest RPI rankings. After that, though, things got a little wild.
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Following a Halloween victory over Florida, Kentucky hops into the top 12 for the first time since the opening week of the season.
Sitting a half-game shy of second in the Conference USA standings, UTSA volleyball will conclude its regular-season road schedule, traveling to face Louisiana Tech and Middle Tennessee.
As former Lady Topper Volleyball All-American Alyssa Cavanaugh continues her battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), WKU Athletics has teamed up with Be The Match and the Cavanaugh family to host a Bone Marrow Donor registry event to find a donor for Alyssa.
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After beating Maryland and Nebraska last weekend, Illinois jumped BYU for the #2 spot in the latest NCAA volleyball RPI rankings.
The top three continue to stand strong in the AVCA Top 25 poll, but Stanford is gaining ground on BYU in number of first place votes. Purdue and Missouri each moved up four spots, while Northern Iowa and Tennessee joined the rankings.
Purdue made a big jump from outside the top 20 to #16 behind a five-set comeback against Penn State.
WKU’s Rachel Anderson and Taylor Bebout were honored with their second Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week and Setter of the Week awards of the season, respectively. Rice’s Lee Ann Cunningham and Charlotte’s Tyra Galloway were also honored.
The biggest home game of the year takes place Friday night as Charlotte volleyball hosts FIU for their annual Dig Pink match.
WKU Volleyball is headed to Texas with a full slate on deck for the weekend. The Lady Toppers will open the road trip in El Paso at UTEP Friday evening before closing the swing out at UTSA on Sunday.
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