NCAA Tournament Nov. 30, 2018 Friday’s NCAA Tournament action included 28 matches, including four second round affairs. Just seven of…
The Florida Gators swept the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles on Friday night in The Venue during the second round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the regional semifinals for the 24th time in 29 previous tournament appearances.
The Ducks host Baylor with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line for a pair of teams who fell in the second round in 2017.
Top-ranked Stanford is in action to begin their title quest on night two of the first round of the NCAA DI Women’s Volleyball Tournament.
The first of the 16 seeds fell on opening day as FGCU upset No. 13 UCF at home. Three teams won in sweeps – Texas, Wisconsin and Florida – while three matches went the distance, with FGCU, Pepperdine and Baylor advancing.
Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
The Florida Gators defeated the Florida State Seminoles in straight-sets during the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night.
Florida battles rival Florida State to try and reach the second round on the opening match of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
Duke setter/outside hitter Andie Shelton averaged 5.7 assists, 2.9 kills, 1.8 digs and 1.10 blocks per set on a .377 hitting clip, while guiding the Blue Devils to a .287 effort in a pair of five-set wins and on to an NCAA Tournament at-large berth.
Tennessee’s Erica Treiber averaged 2.29 blocks per set in two wins en route to SEC Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week honors. Texas A&M’s Hollann Hans garnered Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Georgia’s Meghan Donovan and Mallory Hernandez were tabbed as Setter and Freshman of the Week.