Standout offensive efforts from UCLA’s Christian Hessenauer, Northridge’s Arvis Greene and BYU’s Brendan Sander lifted their respective squads to Top 20 victories on Saturday night.
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.
Vote getter Ball State provided the upset of the evening with a four-set road win over No. 12 St. Francis…
No. 15 Fort Wayne continued to gain respect in the national spotlight as the newly ranked squad posted a four-set road win over No. 12 Saint Francis on Friday. Also coming out with wins were No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Grand Canyon and No. 10 Penn State.
#1 LBSU made quick work of #14 USC in a sweep Saturday night. The 49ers 9-0 start is their best in 10 years.
No. 4 UC Irvine won an exhibition contest vs. Benedictine at Mesa, while No. 2 UCLA edged past No. 7 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State topped No. 14 USC on Saturday afternoon.
#9 Penn State squeaked out a five-set victory over #14 USC with a pair of late-set comebacks and a balanced attack.
The No. 7 Buckeyes served up 10 aces and used an efficient offense to move past No. 14 USC to open the AVCA Showcase on Thursday night.