After falling behind 2-0 in the match, No. 6 Loyola utilized the home court advantage and rallied to win three straight to take a five setter from No. 4 Ohio State on Saturday night.
An onslaught of offense and tough serving made for an easy day for the Buckeyes in an hour and 18 minute sweep on Sunday, marking the team’s eighth-straight win.
#7 Ohio State made quick work of #12 IPFW Saturday night in St. John Arena, sweeping the ‘Dons.
Home court advantage was key on Thursday night as No. 6 Loyola, No. 7 Ohio State and No. 10 Lewis all earned victories.
Jake Hanes led the Ohio State offense with 19 kills as the seventh ranked Buckeyes swept #13 Saint Francis.
No. 4 UC Irvine won an exhibition contest vs. Benedictine at Mesa, while No. 2 UCLA edged past No. 7 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State topped No. 14 USC on Saturday afternoon.
#2 UCLA won the clash of the titans with #7 Ohio State in a hard-fought five-set match.
The No. 7 Buckeyes served up 10 aces and used an efficient offense to move past No. 14 USC to open the AVCA Showcase on Thursday night.
Defending champions Ohio State knocked off Stanford in a hard-fought four-set win Friday night.
Saturday brought a pair of Top 20 upsets as No. 6 BYU edged No. 3 Ohio State in a rematch…