Texas defeated Baylor 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14) at the Ferrell Center on Friday night to win its 11th Big 12 Conference Championship.
Student-athletes from all over the country declared their commitments to play collegiate volleyball by signing national letters of intent during the first day of the NCAA signing period on Wednesday.
Baylor’s Shelly Fanning was a force at the net both offensively and defensively in wins over Iowa State and Kansas State en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
The computers do not look favorably upon the Cougars after wins against the WCC’s two bottom teams.
Washington jumps back into solid footing inside the top 20 with their fourth straight victory.
For the fourth time this season, two recipients of the Big 12 weekly awards hailed from the same institution as Baylor’s Shelly Fanning and Tara Wulf both earned the honors. Kansas State’s Brooke Heyne received her second Rookie of the Week award.
Following a Halloween victory over Florida, Kentucky hops into the top 12 for the first time since the opening week of the season.
Purdue made a big jump from outside the top 20 to #16 behind a five-set comeback against Penn State.
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Illinois made a jump back into the top five following a wild week of play.