Pittsburgh continues to rack up wins and stay unbeaten as they slide up a spot in the latest VolleyMob Top 25.
Top-ranked BYU continued its unbeaten streak to 12-straight matches with a sweep of Saint Mary’s, while Loyola Marymount handed RV Portland its second-straight loss in 5 sets.
BYU rolled through Pacific while Portland was upended by Pepperdine to now sit as the lone unbeaten in the WCC.
One of just six undefeated teams remaining in Division I volleyball, the Portland Pilot haven’t done anything flashy to get there and have tried to ignore the hype. They simply have kept focused on where they are, not ahead or behind, and on each individual’s role in that process.
Portland has landed a class of 2020 commitment in outside hitter Ryann Gregg.
Nebraska and Michigan each have held their foes to a .109 hitting effort, the lowest opponent percentages in the country. Both teams will put their defense to the test, when they face off on Friday in Lincoln.
Informal poll: who’s a better story in the WCC, #1 BYU, or also-undefeated Portland?
Purdue will play Illinois on Friday in a battle of unbeatens.
Senior setter Lyndie Haddock-Eppich propelled No. 1 BYU volleyball to wins last week over rival No. 24 Utah as well as Weber State en route to WAC Player of the Week honors.
The top five teams remained in tact in the Week 4 AVCA poll, with BYU and Stanford at the top and dividing the first place votes (58 to 6).