Former Texas and USC opposite and three-time All-American Ebony Nwanebu has signed a professional contract to play for Büyükçekmece in Istanbul, Turkey.
Once again, Texas goes into a season as the favorites in the Big 12.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Texas comes in at #6, right on the cusp of the top five, in a group of teams that all made at least the Elite Eight in 2017.
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).
Rachael Kramer will look to lead a Florida revival after the loss of a big senior class; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 (#6-10).
Both teams will finish their spring schedules at the F.A.S.T. tournament in Houston this weekend.
Kathryn Plummer was at the forefront of leading Stanford to a sweep of Texas and a spot in the NCAA Semifinals.
The Texas Longhorns rolled through NC State to make it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament that is set to begin next weekend.
NC State earned its first-ever NCAA Tournament victory with a dramatic comeback in the fifth set while