For the second-straight day, the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conference split in challenge action. #20 Colorado opened the night with…
The Illinois volleyball team will participate in the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge for the fifth-straight season this weekend, traveling to Seattle, Wash., to face Colorado and host Washington on August 31-September 1.
No. 11 Illinois started opening day with a sweep of UNC Wilmington and closed out a 2-0 effort in Fort Collins, Colorado, by outlasting homestanding Colorado State (RV) in five sets.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Illinois comes in at #11, right on the fringe of the top 10, to lead a group of Pac-12 schools in the #11-15 range.
Former Pacific middle blocker Ashlyn Fleming is headed to Illinois via transfer for 2018.
Top-seeded No. 2 Pepperdine, second-seeded No. 15 Loyola Marymount, third-seeded No. 20 Saint Mary’s and Pacific all secured final day championship berths on Friday.
Pacific and UC Irvine used sweeps to advance to the Round of 16 and meet up; NIVC Tournament Pacific Regional (Round 1)
BYU defeats Pacific in straight sets.
#25 San Diego won a five set battle with Pacific after almost letting a 2-0 set lead slip away.