BYU picked up its third straight win by topping USC in every statistical category as senior outside hitter Brendan Sander notched a career-high 23 kills and five aces.
February 8 saw a lot of hard-fought five-set matches along with a few high-powered sweeps across the country.
A strong effort as his team’s court director planted UCLA’s Micah Ma’a firmly as our VolleyMob Player of the Week. The junior setter averaged 12.1 assists and 1.3 digs per set, while guiding his team to a .441 hitting percentage in wins over Princeton and UC Irvine.
#6 BYU got their revenge Saturday night, sweeping #13 UCSB one night after getting swept by the Gauchos.
The Gauchos are just the fourth team to sweep the Cougars on their home court in the past 10 years.
#13 UC Santa Barbara def. #6 BYU 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 27-25) UCSB moves to 4-3; BYU falls to 5-4 Santa…
#4 UCI earned a five-set victory over #3 BYU Saturday night.
UCSB takes down Pepperdine in four and Long Beach remains undefeated.
No. 8 Cal State Northridge came into Friday night riding high at 5-0, but a sixth-straight win was not in the cards as the Matadors fell to Concordia-Irvine at home in four sets.
UCLA scored a huge five-set win over UC Irvine to make an early season statement; MPSF Update (Week 3).