Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
No. 1 Long Beach State’s bid to run the table on the 2018 season was cut short Saturday evening as…
ig West regular season champion Long Beach State survived a three-hour marathon with No. 5 Hawaii to remain undefeated at 24-0. Meanwhile, No. 16 George Mason went the distance with Harvard to sew up the EIVA regular season title and Princeton picked up a historic sweep at No. 17 Penn State to grab the league’s final playoff spot.
Daenan Gyimah played a large role in the victory over BYU on Saturday night.
After a roller coaster five-set match on Friday, UC Irvine took a much easier route to victory on Saturday, finishing the season sweep of Cal State Northridge with a 25-18, 25-23, 25-20 road win thanks to a 15-2 edge in blocks.
Everything went according to rankings in the late Friday matches, but that is not to say there were not some…
In easily the best individual attacking performance of the season, 6-7 opposite Arvis Green of #8 CSUN put away 40 kills in an epic five-set loss to #4 UCI Friday night.
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.
Home court advantage brought No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 13 Ball State the final push they needed in five-set wins Friday night. No. 7 Hawaii cruised at home, snapping a four-match skid, while No. 11 Cal State Northridge held home court in a four-setter.
In the first match of a Big West home-and-home series, #10 CSUN defeated #11 UCSB in four sets.