Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
It will be the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds facing off for the EIVA title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament on Saturday after Harvard and Princeton both pulled off upsets in Thursday’s semifinals to set up an all-Ivy League and underdog final.
Five players from Harvard and Saint Francis and EIVA Player of the Year Brian Negron were named to the 19-man All-Academic Team on Wednesday.
No. 1 Long Beach State’s bid to run the table on the 2018 season was cut short Saturday evening as…
ig West regular season champion Long Beach State survived a three-hour marathon with No. 5 Hawaii to remain undefeated at 24-0. Meanwhile, No. 16 George Mason went the distance with Harvard to sew up the EIVA regular season title and Princeton picked up a historic sweep at No. 17 Penn State to grab the league’s final playoff spot.
Harvard turned the lone upset of the early Friday matches, besting No. 20 Saint Francis. No. 14 Fort Wayne and Lincoln Memorial held home court, while No. 16 George Mason and No. 17 Penn State picked up road wins.
No. 8 Pepperdine used a strong service game and big block to issue No. 3 Hawaii its third straight loss….
No. 7 Ohio State edged No. 17 Penn State on the road in five sets with help from 10 aces,…
#2 Hawaii was the more efficient and balanced team as they swept #15 Penn State on the night.
#5 BYU opened the Outrigger Resorts Invitational with a 5-set victory over #15 Penn State Thursday night.