Rick Butler Motions for Dismissal of Class Action Lawsuit
Banned volleyball coach Rick Butler has asked an Illinois federal judge to reject class action certification in a civil lawsuit brought…
ITA: Simon Wreaks Havoc in the Middle; Monza and Sora Prevail
Robertlandy Simon is back in the middle and putting up big numbers for Lube Civitanova.
Texas State’s Emily DeWalt Breaks Sun Belt Record with 11th Weekly Honor of 2018
Texas State’s Emily DeWalt’s 11 weekly honors are most in a single season by one player in Sun Belt history, breaking a tie with Arkansas State’s Mallory Warrington that she equaled last week.
This Week in the Missouri Valley Conference
A big match-up is coming up this weekend between Illinois State and UNI at Redbird Arena. Both teams will face Drake and Bradley, respectively, on Friday night before a 7 p.m. showdown on Saturday.
Stanford Holds #1; Illinois Jumps to #2 in Latest RPI Rankings
After beating Maryland and Nebraska last weekend, Illinois jumped BYU for the #2 spot in the latest NCAA volleyball RPI rankings.
WAC Volleyball Action Includes 9 Matches Beginning Monday
Western Athletic Conference Week 11 action features nine matches, beginning with a non-conference outing for Chicago State at Drake. First place Cal Baptist faces Utah Valley and Grand Canyon on Friday and Saturday.
Purdue, Missouri Move Up Four Spots in AVCA Poll; BYU Remains No. 1
The top three continue to stand strong in the AVCA Top 25 poll, but Stanford is gaining ground on BYU in number of first place votes. Purdue and Missouri each moved up four spots, while Northern Iowa and Tennessee joined the rankings.
Baylor’s Fanning, Oklahoma’s Kadiku, Texas Tech’s Kanas Earn Big 12 Weekly Honors
Familiar faces were named to the Big 12 weekly honors as Brooke Kanas (Texas Tech) and Shelly Fanning (Baylor) were selected as honorees for second and third time this season, respectively, while Brianna Kadiku (Oklahoma) earned her first.
Xavier, Dayton Won’t Play for Just 2nd Time Since 1979 after Match Cancelled
Bridget Doherty (above) and the Dayton Flyers are currently the 35th-ranked team in RPI and sit 2nd in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings.
Tennessee, Auburn, Missouri Players Garner SEC Weekly Honors
Missouri’s Andrea Fuentes earned her second straight Freshman of the Week nod alongside Auburn’s Tatum Shipes. Tennessee’s Tessa Grubbs was named Player of the Week, while the Vols’ Addisyn Rowe and Auburn’s Mica Allison also garnered weekly honors from the SEC.