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.
The AVCA has formally announced their selections for Division I Region Players of the Year from the 10 different regions around the nation.
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.
Colorado sweeps California to win their 22nd match in a season for the first time since 1998 and their 12th Pac-12 match, marking the first time since 2011 that they’ve won more than 11 matches in the Pac-12.
Buffaloes collect their 20th win of the year with sweep of Arizona.
Two weeks of Pac-12 play remains and the hardware for the Conference title is still up for grabs. While No. 4 STANFORD dropped its first opportunity to claim the crown last week, it is still in control, boasting a three-match lead over second-place and No. 14 USC.
#22 UCLA got a big win and season sweep of Colorado by knocking off the #17 Buffs in straight sets in Pac 12 play.
With just six matches left in the regular season, every match is important to stay on top of the Pac-12 standings.
Second-ranked STANFORD is undefeated in league play and could lock up the Pac-12 title this week. With a 14-0 Conference record, the Cardinal need just two matches to clinch at least a tie for the league crown.
Colorado avenges earlier sweep against Washington behind the strong play of Alexa Smith.