Valparaiso won its 10th straight match while Northern Iowa, Loyola and Drake also picked up wins in the Missouri Valley Conference Monday night.
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are Loyola’s Elle Van Grinsven, Bradley’s Yavianliz Rosado and Bradley’s Hannah Thompson.
Freshman Elle Van Grinsven smacked a season-high 19 kills and added six blocks to power Loyola University Chicago (2-21, 1-11 MVC) to a come-from-behind, 11-25, 25-22, 28-26, 25-22 victory over Southern Illinois (5-19, 4-9 MVC) tonight at Davies Gym.
No. 19 Northern Iowa hit at a .379 and nearly doubled its opponents’ kill tally (43-22) in a quick sweep Friday night.
Missouri State opened the home portion of the Missouri Valley Conference schedule Monday evening with a 25-15, 25-15, 25-19 sweep of visiting Loyola at Hammons Student Center.