Week two of BIG EAST volleyball is in the books and with it three teams went undefeated in league action, Creighton (2-0), Marquette (2-0) and Villanova (2-0).
MATCH STATS Marquette (RV) def. Xavier 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-13) Marquette moves to 10-5, 4-0 Big East; Xavier falls…
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.
The #4 Wisconsin Badgers took down Marquette in a comeback match after dropping the first set.
Allie Barber leads Marquette to 11th straight win over Milwaukee.
Named the Tournament MVP of the Golden Flashes Classic, Butler redshirt junior outside hitter Whitney Beck averaged a league-best 6.42 points and 5.17 kills per set with 4.0 digs per set and four aces as she posted a pair of double-double performances in wins over College of Charleston and Kent State.
Sophomore outside Leah Edmond led the Kentucky offense with 26 kills and a .451 hitting percentage as the Wildcats held off Marquette in four sets.
Wichita State’s Tabitha Brown finished with a career-high 21 kills and 18 digs to help the Shockers win an epic 5-set battle against the Marquette Golden Eagles.
UCLA used consistent play to take a tough five-setter away from Hawaii at the Texaco Rainbow Wahine Invitational.