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.
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.