Northwestern University dedicated the striking new Welsh-Ryan Arena on Friday, Nov. 2, following its complete renovation, opening the doors of a world-class facility built to be the most accessible in college athletics.
The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball selection committee revealed its Top 10 teams through Oct. 31 in a Sunday announcement, with seven coming from the current RPI Top 10 and five hailing from the Big Ten Conference.
5 key matchups in conference races as well as 10 matches featuring two VolleyMob Top 25 teams are on the docket this week for NCAA volleyball fanatics to enjoy!
There were two monster performances that stood out above the rest, but an all around effort and two conference records gave Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson the edge and her third VolleyMob Player of the Week nod this season.
The United States Olympic Committee has filed an initial complaint seeking to revoke USA Gymnastics as the national governing body of its sport, the organization announced Monday.
Minnesota’s Adanna Rollins and Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Nebraska’s Lauren Stivrins and Wisconsin’s Dana Rettke earned Big Ten weekly honors.
Washington’s Claire Hoffman, Stanford’s Tami Alade and Colorado’s Jenna Ewert were tabbed as the Week 12 Pac-12 award winners.
Kentucky’s Gabby Curry was tabbed as SEC Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, while Ole Miss’ Emily Stroup, Kentucky’s Madison Lilley and LSU’s Lindsay Flory and Whitney Foreman also were honored by the league.
For the fourth time this season, two recipients of the Big 12 weekly awards hailed from the same institution as Baylor’s Shelly Fanning and Tara Wulf both earned the honors. Kansas State’s Brooke Heyne received her second Rookie of the Week award.
There was little movement in the top 15 of the latest RPI rankings. After that, though, things got a little wild.
Following a Halloween victory over Florida, Kentucky hops into the top 12 for the first time since the opening week of the season.
Pat and Sharkie Zartman, long-time residents in the South Bay area, and Ann Davenport, the long-time Regional Commissioner for the Southern California Volleyball Association (SCVA), have been selected as the 2019 Southern California Indoor Volleyball Hall of Fame (SCIVBHOF) Lifetime Service Award winners.
Sitting a half-game shy of second in the Conference USA standings, UTSA volleyball will conclude its regular-season road schedule, traveling to face Louisiana Tech and Middle Tennessee.
The Lumberjacks (17-8 overall, 9-3 Big Sky), which were the first team to clinch a conference tournament berth with their victory over Portland State last Saturday, hit the road for matches at Montana and Montana State with three weeks remaining in the regular season.
Playing at home for the first time in nearly three weeks, the Cal Poly volleyball team swept UC Irvine, meanwhile senior Aeryn Owens and junior Morgan Salone each had 13 kills to lead Cal State Northridge to a 3-1 victory over UC Riverside.