The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors: UCF outside hitter McKenna Melville and USF middle blocker Clara Payne.
UCF moved to 11-0, increasing its lead atop the conference standings as Cincinnati fell to Tulane. The Knights captured their 17th straight win and stayed perfect at home (12-0) with a four-set victory over SMU.
#25 UCF escaped a huge upset from Houston to stay atop the AAC standings.
Following week 1 of AAC action, Tulsa, Wichita State and SMU remain undefeated at 2-0 in conference action. USF and UConn earned their first conference victories Sunday afternoon.
#8 BYU finished the weekend 3-0 to win the BYU Nike Invitational.
Roni Jones-Perry was magnificent as #8 BYU fended off a charge by #1 Stanford to win in five sets.
Tabitha Brown led the Shockers to a four set victory of Howard on Sunday afternoon.
Missouri earned its second upset in as many days as they took down #16 Wichita State to reach their second straight Sweet 16.
Missouri upended Kansas in five sets to win the Border War while host #16 Wichita State swept through Radford; Wichita Pod – NCAA Tournament (Round 1).
Junior outside Tabitha Brown notched 24 kills to help #24 Wichita State top UCF in five sets.