Tennessee hops into the top 16 behind a big win over Florida to emphatically end their regular season.
The Loyola Marymount Lions swept BYU (27-1, 17-1 WCC) in straight sets, 25-23, 27-25, 25-20 to hand the previously-unbeaten Cougars their first loss of the year.
TCU’s élan McCall averaged 5.43 kills and 4.29 digs per set, while hitting .516 and converting 97 percent of her serve reception chances (33 of 34) en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
All but five of the 32 automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament have been claimed with a week remaining in the regular season. Four conference tournaments are ahead this week.
With an injury at the top and a 14th ranked win for Stanford, the Cardinal make the jump back to where they began the year.
The Cougars must now make their way through the remainder of the season without the junior outside hitter McKenna Miller as she suffered an ACL injury in Thursday’s match with Santa Clara.
Freshman middle blocker Heather Gneiting had double-digit kills and six blocks in each of BYU’s two matches this week en route to WCC Player of the Week honors.
The computers do not look favorably upon the Cougars after wins against the WCC’s two bottom teams.
Washington jumps back into solid footing inside the top 20 with their fourth straight victory.
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.