Arkansas’ Pilar Victoria continues to lead the nation in kills and points per set; Penn State is back on top in hitting percentage and Notre Dame’s Ryann DeJarld paces the country in digs per set.
Offensive Player of the Week Allie Barber led the league in kills per set (4.80) and points per set (5.40) en route to a 2-1 week for Marquette which included straight set wins over Milwaukee and Southern Mississippi and a four-set loss to then-No. 5 Wisconsin.
No. 24 Michigan has the toughest slate on Week 1 of conference play, facing off with undefeated and Top 5 ranked foes in No. 3 Minnesota and No. 4 Wisconsin on the road.
Netherlands star-setter Laura Dijkema looks to lead the Dutch to gold at the 2017 Women’s European Volleyball Championship.
The top-four teams in the AVCA Division II Coaches Poll rankings did not change over the past week, with Southwest Minnesota State staying at number one and receiving 47 of the first place votes ahead of Concordia-St. Paul who received one.
The No. 21-ranked USC women’s volleyball team (8-3) opens league play on the road against crosstown rival No. 11 UCLA (7-2) on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
After four weeks of tournament play, the Toledo volleyball team has its first conference matches of the season this week with trips to Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan on the docket.
It’s Big Ten Conference time for the Ohio State women’s volleyball team.
Lewis University head men’s volleyball coach Dan Friend announced on Tuesday (Sept. 19) that former Flyers Jacob Schmiegelt (Lombard, Ill./Willowbrook)and Trevor Weiskircher (Loves Park, Ill./Boylan Catholic) have both signed professional contracts to play volleyball overseas.
Zenit Kazan sweeps first two matches to open up the Russian Super League.
12 teams to compete for 2017 Russian Cup.
The Big Ten volleyball season beginsWednesday, Sept. 20 in Holloway Gymnasium as No. 13 Purdue (10-1) takes on Northwestern (10-2) at 7 p.m. ET.
After the date for the matchup was postponed due to Hurricane Irma, the No. 19 Florida State volleyball team is set to take on the No. 3 Florida Gators on Tuesday (Sept. 19) at 6:00 pm for the Fresh From Florida Sunshine Showdown.
Notre Dame’s Sam Fry takes home week four’s ACC Volleyball Player of the Week Award behind a .510 hitting percentage.
A career weekend lifted Charlotte outside hitter Janell Sparks to Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week honors. Western Kentucky’s Sydney Engle and Jessica Lucas, and Nicole Lennon from Rice rounded out the league’s Week 4 honorees.