Oregon State, which received votes in VolleyMob’s latest power rankings release, and 10th-ranked USC both turned in undefeated weekend resumes at the SDSU/USD Tournament held in San Diego, Calif., this past weekend.
In a 4-set win against Colorado State, Colorado senior Alexa Smith joined the 1,000-career kill club. The 6-1 outside hitter, who hails from Colorado Springs, Colo., is the 16th player in Buffs history to reach the milestone and the second Colorado native to accomplish the feat.
It wasn’t an easy road, but 12th-ranked Baylor battled its way to a UTSA Invitational Tournament team championship with a pair of wins in San Antonio, Texas. The Lady Bears outlasted the Roadrunners in 5 sets on Friday and Virginia Tech in straight sets on Saturday.
Iowa extended its win streak to 6-straight matches, going 3-0 to claim the Cyclone Classic team title. The Hawkeyes enter the Big Ten slate with an 8-3 mark.
Notre Dame libero Ryann DeJarld joined elite company on Sunday as one of just three active Division I players with 2,000 digs to her credit.
Auburn won its fourth straight match to end the non-conference season at 7-3, besting Florida State 3-1.
The Wolverines set-win streak ended at 32 after 10 straight sweeps and the first two sets of Sunday’s road match with the Fighting Irish, but the team bounced back to keep its match-win streak alive at 11-0
Candelaria Herrera is Iowa State’s 4th choice at middle blocker this season, but the sophomore transfer filled in well in Sunday’s loss.
RV Portland, 1 of 7 remaining undefeated volleyball programs in NCAA Division I, and 13th-ranked Washington put up 3-0 marks at the Boise State Classic to close out nonconference action over the weekend.
The Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association ushered in seven new members into the Athletics Hall of Fame Friday at the 41st Burgess Banquet inside the Hall of Champions at Kyle Field, including 2006 volleyball alumna Laura Jones Hahn-Conti.