#5 Illinois made quick work of Maryland at home while #7 Nebraska dominated Ohio State on the road in Big Ten Play. In the match of the night, Northwestern outlasted (RV) Iowa in five sets on the road to collect its second conference win.
Penn State ended a seven-match losing streak against Nebraska, winning in five sets at home, while Illinois picked up a key home win over Wisconsin in four. Purdue, Minnesota and Indiana also won on Saturday.
All four ranked teams came out on top via sweep as No. 4 Illinois remained undefeated at 14-0, No. 5 Nebraska won its 12th straight, No. 12 Penn State recorded its first Big Ten win of the year and Michigan stayed perfect at home (9-0).
Northwestern’s sophomore Alana Walkerm planted her name atop the NCAA charts for match hitting percentage in 2018 with a .900 effort (9-0-10) in the Wildcats’ sweep of Colgate on Friday at the Ellis Rowland Memorial Tournament.
Northwestern volleyball announced its 2018 schedule Wednesday, including seven opponents that finished last season in the AVCA Top 25.
With #11 Michigan State’s sweep of Northwestern on Saturday, Spartans’ head coach Cathy George became the winningest coach in program history.
Northwestern volleyball head coach Shane Davis announced today that seven new Wildcats will join the program in the Class of…