Six American Athletic Conference volleyball teams earned postseason bids, as No 21 UCF and Cincinnati prepare for the NCAA Tournament, while USF, Tulane, Tulsa and Wichita State were each selected to the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC) field.
Duke setter/outside hitter Andie Shelton averaged 5.7 assists, 2.9 kills, 1.8 digs and 1.10 blocks per set on a .377 hitting clip, while guiding the Blue Devils to a .287 effort in a pair of five-set wins and on to an NCAA Tournament at-large berth.
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson picked up her second career Player of the Year nod, while teammate Jade Tingelhoff was tabbed as American Athletic Conference Setter of the Year. UCF’s McKenna Melville earned Freshman of the Year acclaim, while Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita was named Libero of the Year.
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson and Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita receive final weekly volleyball honors with offensive and defensive player of the week nods.
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.
Behind a double-double performance from Kaylie Jorgenson, top seed Northern Arizona swept its way to its third Big Sky Volleyball Championship Saturday evening as the Lumberjacks clinched the league’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament with a 3-0 victory over No. 2 seed Idaho.
The co-regular season champions are set to square off in the Big Sky Volleyball Championship as Northern Arizona swept Idaho State and Idaho outlasted Northern Colorado in five sets.
With less than a week before Selection Sunday, officials with the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championships have announced the first set of Automatic Qualifiers to confirm their place in the event.
OGDEN, Utah – Idaho State’s Abby Garrity and Northern Arizona’s Kaylie Jorgenson have been named the Big Sky Conference Co-Most…