Way-Too-Early 2019 VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings (Full List + HM)
Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
Top Seeds BYU, UCLA To Face Off in MPSF Final
After splitting the regular season meetings and finishing 1, 2 in the standings, No. 2 BYU and No. 3 UCLA…
VolleyMob Player of the Week: Joe Worsley, Hawaii
Hawaii’s Joe Worsley averaged 10.50 assists and 2.00 digs per set, while setting the team to a .277 hitting effort in a split against No. 1 Long Beach State en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
USC Upsets Pepperdine in MPSF Quarterfinals; UCLA, Concordia Win
Blocks were key in lifting No. 3 UCLA and No. 14 Concordia Irvine to MPSF quarterfinal sweeps on Saturday night. No. 20 USC meanwhile pulled the lone upset of the night, besting No. 8 Pepperdine in four sets with help from 19 Gianluca Grasso putaways.
Knipe Earns 300th Win with LBSU; UC Irvine, Hawaii Earn Big West Wins
Everything went according to rankings in the late Friday matches, but that is not to say there were not some…
VolleyMob Player of the Week: Jaylen Jasper, Stanford
Freshman opposite averaged 5.11 kills, 1.78 digs and 0.89 aces per set, while hitting at a .365 clip for Stanford in a pair of Top 15 victories en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week accolades.
#19 USC Edges #3 UCLA in Five, Hawaii Hits .558 in Sweep
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.
Sacred Heart, Concordia, McKendree, Stanford, OSU Post Thursday Upsets
Sacred Heart bested No. 20 Saint Francis; Stanford knocked off No. 12 Grand Canyon in five sets; No. 18 McKendree toppled No. 9 Lewis; No. 16 Concordia Irvine edged past No. 2 BYU in five sets; and No. 8 Ohio State posted a four-set win over No. 6 Loyola to highlight Thursday’s slate of upsets.
Loyola, Ball State, Pepperdine, USC, NJIT Grab League Wins
Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
#15 CSUN Sweeps #3 Hawaii; LBSU, BYU, UCI, Pepperdine Win at Home
Cal State Northridge earned its first Big West win and coach Jeff Campbell his 300th win by sweeping No. 3 Hawaii. Also picking up key Big West victories were No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 5 UC Irvine, while No. 2 BYU and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed MPSF wins.