For the sixth-straight season, the Wisconsin volleyball team has advanced to NCAA Regional play, downing Pepperdine 25-16, 25-12, 15-25, 25-13 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night in the UW Field House.
Four players with double-figure kills and five players with double-figure digs propelled the Pepperdine women’s volleyball team to a 3-2 win in the NCAA first round against higher-seeded Northern Iowa, putting the Waves into the second round for the first time since 2011.
After spending the bulk of the 2018 season ranked No. 1 in the country, BYU volleyball swept the West Coast Conference major individual honors and placed five student-athletes on the All-WCC first team.
Lyndie Haddock-Eppich surpassed 3,000 career assists as #1 BYU won against a record Portland crowd.
The Pepperdine women’s volleyball team returns to Malibu this week to host Santa Clara and San Francisco in a pair of West Coast Conference matches on Thursday and Saturday respectively.
Lyndie Haddock-Eppich posted a double-double as #1 BYU swept Loyola Marymount on a night filled with WCC action.
Pepperdine’s Blossom Sato dished out 12.33 assists and added 1.67 digs per set en route WCC Player of the Week nods.
Top-ranked BYU, Pepperdine and San Diego each registered wins in straight sets over their West Coast Conference opponent Saturday afternoon to remain the top 3 in league standings.
The Pepperdine women’s volleyball team returns to Malibu this week, to host a pair of West Coast Conference matches against Pacific and Saint Mary’s in Firestone Fieldhouse on Thursday and Saturday respectively.