Marquette defeated St. John’s 3-1 to advance to its second straight Big East Tournament final, while Creighton swept Villanova to reach its seventh straight conference tournament title match.
Creighton senior Jaali Winters was named BIG EAST Player of the Year for the second major award of her career. St. John’s junior Amanda Sanabia was named Libero of the Year, while teammate Efrosini Alexakou received the Freshman of the Year award.
For the fourth time this season, Marquette’s Allie Barber, has claimed the BIG EAST Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honor. Creighton’s Madelyn Cole received the Defensive Player of the Week award for her first accolade of the season, while St. John’s Efrosini Alexakou earned her third Freshman of the Week award.
For the third time this season, Creighton senior Jaali Winters and St. John’s junior Amanda Sanabia earn BIG EAST Volleyball Player of the Week accolades as Winters takes home the Offensive award and Sanabia secures the Defensive nod.
St. John’s rallied from down two sets to defeat Xavier at home. Meanwhile Butler overcame a first-set loss to top Seton Hall. Creighton and Marquette kept their spots as the top two in the league standings with sweeps.
St. John’s played in its program record 11th five-setter, outlasting Georgetown. Meanwhile Creighton’s senior class notched its 100th win, while the program broke a season-attendance record in a sweep of Butler.
10th-ranked Creighton remains alone atop Big East standings, earning its 8th-straight victory in 4 sets over Villanova Saturday.
Big East Conference Roundup Sept. 28-29, 2018 Creighton picked up two victories, including a comeback win over Butler in five…
St. John’s rallied from down two sets to secure its first Big East win of the season, downing Xavier. Meanwhile, #13 Creighton, Butler and Marquette won via sweep to round out the night’s action.
Georgetown’s Symone Speech earns BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, the first for the Hoyas this season, while Creighton’s Brittany Witt is the Bluejay’s third consecutive BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week winner.