Washington’s Samantha Drechsel and Avie Niece were tabbed as Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week respecitvely, while Stanford’s Holly Campbell was honored as the Pac-12’s Freshman of the Week.
Nicholls State University Athletics Director Matt Roan announced Monday that Jay Van Vark has resigned from his position as head volleyball coach.
Jess Schaben (Iowa State), Kylee McLaughlin (Oklahoma), Shelly Fanning (Baylor) and Jhenna Gabriel (Texas) were named Volleyball Players of the Week after completion of week 12 action.
Kentucky’s Madison Lilley was named SEC Player and Setter of the Week, while teammate Gabby Curry was tabbed as Defensive Player of the Week. Tennessee’s Tessa Grubbs and Missouri’s Andrea Fuentes also received league honors.
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 NAIA has officially announced the teams and opening round pairings for the 2018 Volleyball National Championship. The 44-team event will get underway with 12 opening round matches at campus locations on Nov. 17. Grand View (Iowa) is the top overall seed.
The league title is the Knights’ ninth in program history and earns the team its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2014.
The seeds and matchups for the 2018 MAAC Volleyball Championship have been determined after the conclusion of the regular season on Sunday, with the top two seeds, Iona and Canisius, earning byes to the semifinals.