Arizona volleyball returns to the road this week to face No. 14 Oregon and RV Oregon State.
2nd-ranked Stanford showed its talent in an impressive sweep of 17th-ranked UCLA to move to 3-0 in Pac-12 action and extend its win streak to 9 in a row Wednesday night.
Three players joined the elite 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club. Eight players notched their 1,000th career kill on Week 5, while 10 joined the 1,000 digs club.
Who will come out on top? Will Illinois stay undefeated? As conference races heat up, look for these 5 thrillers to be just that. The Big Ten schedule boasts a trio of Top 20 matchups, while the Pac-12 slate features a pair of Top 20 showdowns.
A stellar and efficient hitting effort coupled with a strong defensive stand earned UNLV outside hitter Mariena Hayden the Week 5 VolleyMob Player of the Week nod.
BYU, Stanford and Nebraska held pat in the top three positions, while Texas edged up to No. 4 from No. 5. Wisconsin moved into the Top 5 to replace Penn State who dropped to No. 9 with two Big Ten opening losses. Colorado and Arizona jumped into the Top 25.
Pittsburgh continues to rack up wins and stay unbeaten as they slide up a spot in the latest VolleyMob Top 25.
The Pac-12 Conference tabbed Oregon’s Ronika Stone and Lindsey Vander Weide as Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week and USC’s Raquel Lazaro as Rookie of the Week for Week 5 efforts.
Four of 5 Sunday Pac-12 Conference matchups took 5 sets to solve, as 2nd-ranked Stanford, 10th-ranked USC, 14th-ranked Washington, 16th-ranked Oregon and Arizona registered victories.
Oregon outside hitter Lindsey Vander Weide racked up 22 kills and a career-best 28 digs to lead the #16 Ducks to a five-set victory over #21 Washington State on Sunday, joining the 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club in the process.