Senior outside hitter Roni Jones-Perry propelled No. 1 BYU women’s volleyball to three sweeps last week to remain undefeated en route to WCC Player of the Week honors.
The Pitt Panthers earned their first pre-season ranking in program history in 2018, and they’ve validated it with a 15-0 start to the season.
#1 BYU, Pepperdine, San Diego, and Loyola Marymount all pick up sweeps Saturday afternoon.
Top-ranked BYU, San Diego and Loyola Marymount swept past their opponents, while Pepperdine won its 8th-straight against San Francisco in 4 sets Thursday night in West Coast Conference action.
BYU head women’s volleyball coach Heather Olmstead earned her 100th victory in her 4th year at the helm of the volleyball program, as the Cougars swept past Pepperdine Tuesday night in Malibu, Calif.
Five weeks into the 2018 season and after one week of conference action, here’s a look at who leads the nation statistically.
BYU continues to show why it is the top team nationally with a dominant performance against Pepperdine to earn the sweep Tuesday night in WCC play. Pacific also notched a sweep over Santa Clara, while San Diego and Saint Mary’s turned in 4-set victories.
Portland and Pepperdine squared off in what was a wild week for the WCC that could continue throughout the season.
BYU, Stanford and Nebraska held pat in the top three positions, while Texas edged up to No. 4 from No. 5. Wisconsin moved into the Top 5 to replace Penn State who dropped to No. 9 with two Big Ten opening losses. Colorado and Arizona jumped into the Top 25.
Junior outside hitter Hannah Frohling was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week after leading the Pepperdine women’s volleyball team to a pair of road wins last week.