Four of 5 Sunday Pac-12 Conference matchups took 5 sets to solve, as 2nd-ranked Stanford, 10th-ranked USC, 14th-ranked Washington, 16th-ranked Oregon and Arizona registered victories.
Western Kentucky won its second straight tournament title, finishing 2-1 thanks to a five-set win over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Meanwhile, #18 Washington State suffered its first loss of the season, falling to ETSU in five sets.
No. 18 Washington State moved to 9-0 and ended the nation’s longest home win streak in the process, topping Northern Illinois and host Western Kentucky at the WKU Tournament on Friday.
All-American Taylor Mims led the Cougars to defeat Northern Iowa for the second time this weekend.
In its first ranked match of the season, No. 24 Washington State stunned No. 14 Northern Iowa, 3-1, inside the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Cougars were dominant on the block, notching 17 to the Panther’s 5.5.
The final group of collegiate athletes that will be representing Team USA in 2018 was announced on Tuesday, the 24-player U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team – Detroit.
The fifth-seeded Nebraska Huskers cruised to a three-set sweep over Stony Brook to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Kentucky comes into the first round of the tournament as the unexpected #4 seed in the tournament while they have an easier than normal first two rounds they will see some struggles later on.
(RV) Oregon State defeats Washington State in four to complete the school’s first sweep of Washington and Washington State since 1984.
Junior outside Alyse Ford notched 14 kills as #13 USC defeated Washington State in straight sets.