Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
The Texas State women’s volleyball team continued its 2018 historic season when the Bobcats defeated the Rice Owls in four sets to advance to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history
Florida battles rival Florida State to try and reach the second round on the opening match of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
The field for the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championships has been announced, with 32 high-achieving Division-I programs officially bracketed and ready for Round 1 action on Thursday, Nov. 29. Central Arkansas leads the field with 26 wins, while 15 other teams boast 20-win campaigns.
Stanford and Penn State continued their reign as the only two schools who have made all 38 NCAA fields, while six teams will make their NCAA Division I tournament debuts.
Tennessee hops into the top 16 behind a big win over Florida to emphatically end their regular season.
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All but five of the 32 automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament have been claimed with a week remaining in the regular season. Four conference tournaments are ahead this week.
With an injury at the top and a 14th ranked win for Stanford, the Cardinal make the jump back to where they began the year.
For the fourth time in program history, and first since 2009, the Rice Owls volleyball team is NCAA Tournament bound after sweeping (25-21, 25-22, 26-24) FIU Sunday afternoon in the Conference USA Championships title match.
2017 Co-Freshman of the Year Nicole Lennon from Rice was named the 2018 Conference USA Player of the Year. Charlotte’s Yumi Garcia claimed Libero of the Year for the second-straight season and freshman Tyra Galloway nabbed Defensive Player of the Year honors. UTSA’s Kirby Smith was selected as the league’s Freshman of the Year.
Student-athletes from all over the country declared their commitments to play collegiate volleyball by signing national letters of intent during the first day of the NCAA signing period on Wednesday.
Conference USA announced its 2018 volleyball all-conference teams on Wednesday with 11 of 13 programs represented across first, second and all-freshman teams.
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.
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