Lincoln Memorial edged past BYU for the top spot in team blocking with 2.84 stuffs per set, while King, which won the Conference Carolinas title and will be making its NCAA debut on Thursday, dropped its nation’s best opponent hitting percentage mark even lower from .158 to .146. Meanwhile UCLA’s Daenan Gyimah secured his hold on the title of the nation’s most efficient player.
BYU is off to its third straight NCAA Tournament after sewing up the MPSF Tournament title with a four-set win over UCLA on Saturday.
After splitting the regular season meetings and finishing 1, 2 in the standings, No. 2 BYU and No. 3 UCLA…
As conference tournaments begin and Big West and EIVA play rolled on, there were some shakeups atop the national statistical rankings. Cal State Northridge’s Arvis Greene grabbed the lead in points per set, while Ball State and Pepperdine took the No. 1 spots in digs and aces per set.
Blocks were key in lifting No. 3 UCLA and No. 14 Concordia Irvine to MPSF quarterfinal sweeps on Saturday night. No. 20 USC meanwhile pulled the lone upset of the night, besting No. 8 Pepperdine in four sets with help from 19 Gianluca Grasso putaways.
With 2 days to go before the start of the 2018 MPSF Conference Tournament, which will determine the league’s automatic…
An amazing 40-kill output in a five-set loss to Cal State Northridge gave the Matadors’ Arvis Greene the national lead in kills per set, ending UC San Diego’s Tanner Syftestad’s nearly season long reign atop the category.
Hawaii’s Rado Parapunov posted a kills/block double double and averaged 4.43 kills and 1.86 blocks, while hitting .404 in a pair of wins over UC Santa Barbara en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Daenan Gyimah played a large role in the victory over BYU on Saturday night.
Micah Ma’a was vital as #3 UCLA swept #2 BYU in the regular season finale for both teams.