Marquette outdid Northern Iowa in every facet of the game, snapping the Panthers’ 10-match win streak with a four-set comeback win.
All BIG EAST volleyball teams have made it to the halfway point of the conference season, except Creighton and Providence who will play their ninth league match Thursday.
10th-ranked Creighton remains alone atop Big East standings, earning its 8th-straight victory in 4 sets over Villanova Saturday.
#17 Marquette edged closer to the top of the Big East standings with a sweep of Butler; DePaul picked up a four set win over Xavier to wrap up its five-match home stand.
Butler edged past Villanova in four sets at home, while Georgetown and Marquette picked up road wins in Saturday’s Big East action.
Allie Barber led an efficient and powerful Marquette offense to a sweep of Xavier.
Six players joined the 1,000 kill club and six more registered their 1,000th dig on Week 6. Five players are approaching the even more elite 1,000-kill, 1,000-dig club.
Marquette’s Allie Barber takes home her third BIG EAST Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week award this season, while St. John’s Amanda Sanabia garners her second Defensive Player of the Week honor in a row. Butler’s Melody Davidson earned the first certificate for the Bulldogs this season, earning the Freshman of the Week honor.
Big East Conference Roundup Sept. 28-29, 2018 Creighton picked up two victories, including a comeback win over Butler in five…
13th-ranked Creighton came out on top against 17th-ranked Marquette in straight sets, while Providence outlasted DePaul in 5 sets. Following Big East opening week, Creighton and Georgetown remain undefeated, 2-0.