Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).
2017 VolleyMob Compiled Awards List (featuring a three-team list + honorable mention All-Americans and yearly awards)
Eleven schools were represented on the 14 member first team All-America team with Stanford earning three honors and Penn State notching two. Wisconsin’s Dana Rettke was named AVCA Freshman of the Year.
Penn State’s quest for its 13th NCAA Final Four berth took three match-point attempts and overcoming a pair of Spartan set point tries, but in the end, the Nittany Lions finished off the sweep.
Kentucky senior middle blocker Kaz Brown has joined an elite group as her Wildcat squad competed against BYU in the…
Of the five remaining unseeded teams, Michigan State has the best opportunity to reach a Final Four.
Penn State is the lone team of the four in the University Park regional to make it to the Elite Eight or further in the last five years. Illinois last advanced past the Sweet 16 in 2011, while Missouri and Michigan State last made the regional finals in 2005 and 1996 respectively.
Representative from six teams and three conferences make up our first NCAA Dream Team as the best of the best during sub-regional play. UCLA put two players on the team: outside hitter Reily Buechler and setter Sarah Sponcil.
MATCH STATS Michigan State def. No. 9 Creighton 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 25-16) Michigan State moves to 23-8; Creighton ends…
Brooke Kranda and Alyssa Garvelink turned in 12 kills apiece for Michigan State, while Marysa Wilkinson and Jaali Winters notched double-digit efforts for Creighton as both advanced to the NCAA Second Round in Omaha.