Marquette Cruises to Sweep of Cincinnati, On to First Sweet 16
It was a history making night for the No. 14 seed Marquette University volleyball team as the Golden Eagles swept Cincinnati (25-19, 25-21, 25-16) to reach the round of 16 in the 2018 NCAA Championship for the first time in program history.
Five AAC Teams Enter November on Heels of Weekend Sweeps
American Athletic Conference volleyball teams will begin their November slates on Thursday, as home teams went 11-1 through the final weekend of October.
Ain’t It Grand: Carroll, Grandy Join Elite 1,000/1,000 Club
Although they are sure to get some more company over the coming weeks, there are just six active players in the 1,000-kill/1,000 dig club with the two newest members joining the party last weekend.
The 1000 Clubs: The Newest Members, Who’s Knocking on the Door
Iona’s Claire Archibald surpassed the 1,000 dig milestone to join the elite 1,000-kill/1,000 dig club. Five players reached 1,000 kills and four others posted their 1,000th dig on opening weekend.
American Conference Gears Up with 34 Matches on Opening Weekend
First set of the 2018 season for all 12 American Athletic Conference volleyball teams will get underway on Friday, August 24, with the teams combining for 34 matches.
Wichita State Picked to Win AAC; Jordan Thompson Tabbed Player of Yr
It was a close race to the top in the 2018 American Athletic Conference Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as reigning conference champion Wichita State was chosen as the favorite for a second-straight year. Meanwhile, Cincinnati right side/outside Jordan Thompson was tabbed as Preseason Player of the Year.
UCF’s Kia Bright Joins 1000-Kill/1000-Dig Club in Loss to Cincinnati
MATCH STATS Cincinnati def. UCF 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-21) Cincinnati moves to 4-10, 2-0 American; UCF falls to 8-6, 1-1…
Season-Best Blocking Effort Lifts #21 Michigan to Sweep of Cincinnati
Wolverine senior middle Claire Kieffer-Wright had team highs in both kills (10) and blocks (7) to lead Michigan to a straight-set victory over the Cincinnati Bearcats.
Wichita State’s Tabitha Brown Wins AAC Offensive POTW; Full AAC Weekly Awards
Wichita State outside hitter Tabitha Brown collected the week two AAC Offensive Player of the Week as the Shockers have now won both week’s awards.
Anae Hits .760 As Utah Sweeps Cincinnati
Senior outside hitter Adora Anae hit at a blazing .760 clip, racking up 19 kills with no errors in 25 swings, in the sweep.