The No. 6 Fighting Illini opened their home season with a sweep of Northern Iowa to stay perfect at 9-0. Meanwhile, the Panthers and Creighton each topped Lipscomb in sweeps to round out Day 1 of the tournament.
Creighton defeated Wichita State in four sets, claiming The Blue Jay Invitational title.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Pittsburgh comes in at #17 and carries the flag for the ACC in the preseason VolleyMob Top 25.
The Girls 18s USAV National Championships begin today in Anaheim, California.
Today is a big day for a number of prospective collegiate volleyball athletes, as it is the first day players can sign their early period National Letters of Intent for their programs in the NCAA.