Washington’s Samantha Drechsel and Avie Niece were tabbed as Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week respecitvely, while Stanford’s Holly Campbell was honored as the Pac-12’s Freshman of the Week.
Washington jumps back into solid footing inside the top 20 with their fourth straight victory.
A 3-1 win over Oregon on Thursday clinched Stanford at least a share of the Cardinal’s 18th Pac-12 title
No. 2 Stanford, which has won 20-straight matches and claimed a nation-best 29-consecutive victories at home, could potentially clinch a share of the Pac-12 crown with two more wins this week.
The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball selection committee revealed its Top 10 teams through Oct. 31 in a Sunday announcement, with seven coming from the current RPI Top 10 and five hailing from the Big Ten Conference.
There were two monster performances that stood out above the rest, but an all around effort and two conference records gave Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson the edge and her third VolleyMob Player of the Week nod this season.
Washington’s Claire Hoffman, Stanford’s Tami Alade and Colorado’s Jenna Ewert were tabbed as the Week 12 Pac-12 award winners.
There was little movement in the top 15 of the latest RPI rankings. After that, though, things got a little wild.
Following a Halloween victory over Florida, Kentucky hops into the top 12 for the first time since the opening week of the season.