Although some Italian media outlets have her retiring at the end of the season, the soon-to-be 40-year-old Piccinini is not totally sold on the idea yet.
UNI remains unbeaten in MVC action after a 3-2 win over Valpo, sitting at 11-0. Illinois State is currently alone in second place in the conference standings with an 11-1 mark.
The Chetumal Three Star quarterfinals will include two teams each from Brazil, Canada and the United States as well as one each from Mexico and Russia.
#25 UCF escaped a huge upset from Houston to stay atop the AAC standings.
Class of 2020 outside hitter Jackson Reed commits to USC.
Stanford increased its lead atop the Pac-12 standings with a road sweep of USC on Friday night behind an efficient .373 hitting effort.
Hawaii was able to get by #12 Cal Poly to snap the Mustangs 18 match winning streak and move into a tie in terms of losses atop the Big West.
2nd-ranked Stanford showed its clout, besting 11th-ranked USC in straight sets to stay perfect in league play at 11-0. Upsets were the storyline outside of that, as Utah topped 20th-ranked Washington and California stunned 19th-ranked UCLA.
8th-ranked Pittsburgh, Miami, Notre Dame and Duke continued their upticks with ACC victories Saturday night. Clemson, Georgia Tech and RV Louisville also picked up wins to get back on track.