Player of the Year David Wieczorek from Pepperdine is among the 29 MPSF All-Academic honorees. Wieczorek and four other first-team MPSF selections: setter Micah Ma’a (UCLA), outside hitter Jack Wyett (USC), middle blocker Price Jarman (BYU) and setter Leo Durkin (BYU) also garnered All-Academic accolades.
Sacred Heart bested No. 20 Saint Francis; Stanford knocked off No. 12 Grand Canyon in five sets; No. 18 McKendree toppled No. 9 Lewis; No. 16 Concordia Irvine edged past No. 2 BYU in five sets; and No. 8 Ohio State posted a four-set win over No. 6 Loyola to highlight Thursday’s slate of upsets.
Standout offensive efforts from UCLA’s Christian Hessenauer, Northridge’s Arvis Greene and BYU’s Brendan Sander lifted their respective squads to Top 20 victories on Saturday night.
BYU picked up its third straight win by topping USC in every statistical category as senior outside hitter Brendan Sander notched a career-high 23 kills and five aces.
#1 Long Beach State takes down USC to advance to MPSF semifinals
Match Stats #12 USC def. George Mason 3-0, (25-17, 25-23, 25-17) USC improves to 8-12 George Mason falls to 8-11…
#14 USC Upsets #5 Lewis in three set sweep without star hitter Lucas Yoder. This is the fifth time this season that USC has defeated a top-10 team.
USC pulls off the first big upset of the year over #3 Long Beach State, with Lucas Yoder leading the was for the Trojans.