The Pitt-Louisville matchup has been circled on ACC calendars since the schedule was released. The two teams, both undefeated in conference play, will face off on Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Kaitlyn Hord (pictured right) is back for a Penn State team that is on a roll of late.
Wichita State assists-leader Kali Eaken is likely done for the year, while points per set leader Megan Talfinger is also nursing an injury.
The University of Colorado women’s volleyball team finds itself a pair of games below .500 in conference play as the team heads to Arizona this weekend for a Friday meeting with Arizona and a Sunday contest against Arizona State.
UCF and Cincinnati have maintained perfect league records with 7-0 marks, sitting two matches ahead of third-place Tulsa (5-2). The top of the standings will meet on Sunday, when the Knights take on the Bearcats to wrap up Week 5 of American Athletic Conference action.
#10 USC picked up a key road win over #17 Washington Wednesday night in Seattle.
Kansas State stunned 19th-ranked Kansas at home to earn its first Big 12 victory of the 2018 season Wednesday night. The Wildcats outdid their opponent in attack percentage (.242 to .173) and at the service line (10 to 3) to hand the Jayhawks their first conference loss of the year.
Alabama and Arkansas earned midweek SEC victories at home in straight sets Wednesday night. The Crimson Tide handed the Bulldogs their 5th loss in a row, while the Razorbacks earned the upset against the Gamecocks, who received votes this week.
4th-ranked Penn State continued its upward trajectory with a sweep of Rutgers at home on Wednesday night. The Nittany Lions secured their 7th-straight victory with a .284 attack percentage and 7 service aces, while holding the Scarlet Knights to a .140 attack percentage.
Week 8 brought 10 players into the 1,000 kill club, bumping the total of active members to 99 players. Three others reached the 1,000 dig milestone, pushing the number of players in that group to 149 members.