10th-ranked USC demonstrated its dominance with a pair of Friday sweeps against Louisiana and 24th-ranked San Diego in SDSU/USD Challenge action.
The No. 6 Fighting Illini opened their home season with a sweep of Northern Iowa to stay perfect at 9-0. Meanwhile, the Panthers and Creighton each topped Lipscomb in sweeps to round out Day 1 of the tournament.
Sweep was the word of the day at the Husker Invite on Friday with Missouri State winning twice in straight sets and Nebraska posting victories in three and four sets.
Purdue libero Brooke Peters had 49 digs and 6 aces in two matches as Purdue moved to 10-0 on the season.
Junior Heidi Carpenter became the first Nicholls volleyball student-athlete in the rally serve era to record a triple-double, totaling 25 assists, 16 digs and 11 kills in the Colonels four-set loss to IUPUI Friday at the BGSU Invitational.
Coming into Week 4, nine teams remained undefeated. Boston College fell on Thursday and at least one more of the teams will not make it out of Week 4 unbeaten as Alabama and Purdue face off at the Crimson-White Tournament in Tuscaloosa on Friday night.
#15 UCLA earned a four set win over Long Beach State Thursday night in Long Beach.
The lawsuit claimed a civil rights violation after Shalom Ifeanyi said she was “body shamed” and then dismissed from the team.
Lindsey Vander Weide led everyone with 15 kills as #16 Oregon won their sixth match in seven tries in downing Hawaii.