Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
The field for the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championships has been announced, with 32 high-achieving Division-I programs officially bracketed and ready for Round 1 action on Thursday, Nov. 29. Central Arkansas leads the field with 26 wins, while 15 other teams boast 20-win campaigns.
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Arkansas State senior outside hitter Carlisa May racked up 5.17 kills and 2.67 digs per set en route to Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week honors.
Arkansas State’s Carlisa May was tabbed as the Sun Belt’s Offensive Player of the Week, while Little Rock’s Veronica Marin earned defensive honors and Texas State’s Emily DeWalt was tabbed as setter and rookie of the week.
Creighton swept SMU, NC State, and Arkansas State for the title.
Creighton snapped its two-match losing skid with a pair of sweeps to open the SMU Double Tree Classic. NC State and the host Mustangs each went 1-1 on the day.
Two-time defending champion Coastal Carolina is picked to win their division in the preseason Sun Belt Preseason Poll.
Taylor Louis of Iowa has more career kills than anyone returning to D-I women’s NCAA volleyball in 2018.
Class of 2020 setter Izzy Lukens has committed to Arkansas State.