MPSF Player of the Year Wieczorek Headlines MPSF All-Academic Honorees
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.
Nine Seniors Honored In #12 GCU’s Win Over #6 (NAIA) Benedictine-Mesa
On senior night in Antelope Gym, #12 Grand Canyon knocked off in-state foe Benedictine-Mesa, who is ranked #6 in the most recent NAIA poll.
#2 BYU Sweeps #12 Grand Canyon on Senior Night
#2 BYU bounced back in a big way Saturday night with a sweep of #12 Grand Canyon on senior night.
#19 USC Edges #3 UCLA in Five, Hawaii Hits .558 in Sweep
No. 19 USC overcame a deficit in every statistical category to outlast No. 3 UCLA to lead the late Saturday slate. No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 2 BYU held rank against Top 15 foes, while No. 13 Ball State picked up a sweep.
Sacred Heart, Concordia, McKendree, Stanford, OSU Post Thursday Upsets
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.
Grand Canyon Bests Concordia Irvine in 4; OSU, GMU, Barton Sweep
No. 13 Grand Canyon held on for a four-set home win over No. 15 Concordia Irvine with a strong block and efficient hitting to highlight Friday night action. Other winners were No. 8 Ohio State, No. 16 George Mason, No. 18 McKendree, Barton (RV) and Harvard.
Loyola, Ball State, Pepperdine, USC, NJIT Grab League Wins
Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
CSUN Tops #3 Hawaii Again; #1 LBSU, #4 UCLA, #5 UC Irvine Survive
No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 4 UCLA and No. 5 UC Irvine survived conference tests, while No. 3 Hawaii…
16 Blocks, Four Double-Digit Kill Efforts Lift UCLA Past GCU in Four
MATCH STATS #4 UCLA def. #11 Grand Canyon 3-1 (25-15, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21) UCLA moves to 19-5, 7-2 MPSF; Grand…
McKendree Upsets #18 SFU; #4 Loyola, #8 Lewis Also Notch Saturday Wins
McKendree bested No. 18 Saint Francis at home behind a double-double by Nolan Rueter, while No. 4 Loyola swept No….