Northern Arizona and Idaho both earned a share of the 2018 Big Sky Volleyball regular season trophy on Saturday. The Lumberjacks and Vandals each finished Big Sky play with a conference record of 15-3.
For the second straight year, the Stony Brook volleyball team has won the America East Championship. The Seawolves defeated Albany in a five set battle in the championship game Saturday night.
No. 1 Iona College (20-7) won the 2018 MAAC Volleyball Championship on Saturday with a 3-1 win over No. 2 Canisius College (17-12).
The Western Athletic Conference has announced the bracket for the league’s tournament, which is set for Nov. 22-24, behind first time regular season champion UT Rio Grande Valley and No. 2 seed New Mexico State.
Redshirt-senior Julia Flynn recorded a team-high 13 kills and senior Kristin Kingi broke the program’s Division I career record for digs, propelling the Bryant University volleyball team to its first Northeast Conference Championship with a sweep of Sacred Heart on Saturday.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) volleyball team clinched at least a share of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship, a top-two finish and a first round bye in the WAC Tournament by beating Chicago State University.
NAU and Idaho, the top two teams in the Big Sky, square off in the Rolle Activity Center on Thursday before the Lumberjacks fly out to face Eastern Washington Saturday in Cheney, Wash. on Saturday.
Dayton seniors Lauren Bruns and Margo Wolf and freshman Alli Papesh, La Salle junior Katie Wood and head coach Caitlin Schweihofer earned the Atlantic 10 Conference’s top volleyball awards.
East Tennessee State’s Leah Clayton was tabbed as Southern Conference Player of the Year while teammate Marija Popovic repeated as Libero of the Year. Samford’s Lauren Deaton garnered Freshman of the Year accolades.
Morehead State’s Olivia Lohmeier was selected as the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year. SIUE’s Hope Everett was named the Freshman of the Year, while Murray State’s Becca Fernandez and UT Martin’s Brooke Gyori shared Defensive Player of the Year honors.