For the second time since the induction of the award in 2010, Penn State has secured a player winning the Senior CLASS Award with Haleigh Washington taking the honor.
Nebraska makes their third straight NCAA Tournament Final Four appearance for the first time in program history as the Huskers took down Kentucky in four sets.
Sophomore outside hitter Leah Edmond put down 21 kills and had help from three other double-digit kill efforts en route to a five-set comeback win over BYU and the program’s first ever Elite Eight berth.
There are just 16 teams left in the NCAA Division I Tournament and in the Lexington Region, there are just four teams left and three matches until the final team is standing in the region.
Senior outside hitter Alyssa Cavanaugh led the way for WKU with 18 kills, while senior right side Sydney Engle turned in a 11-kill, 13 dig double-double in WKU’s sweep of Notre Dame.
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.
USC sophomore outside hitter Khalia Lanier averaged 5.71 kills per set, while hitting .281 and adding 3.29 digs per set and four blocks against No. 22 Oregon and No. 19 UCLA en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week nods.
Kentucky takes home their sixth SEC title and first since 1988 in a sweep over Georgia to end the regular season.
Rhamat Alhassan, a senior middle blocker at Florida, was named as the 2017 SEC Volleyball Player of the Year.
Freshman outside Avery Skinner notched a team-high 13 kills to help #7 Kentucky record a straight-set victory over Georgia.