For the sixth-straight season, the Wisconsin volleyball team has advanced to NCAA Regional play, downing Pepperdine 25-16, 25-12, 15-25, 25-13 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night in the UW Field House.
Four players with double-figure kills and five players with double-figure digs propelled the Pepperdine women’s volleyball team to a 3-2 win in the NCAA first round against higher-seeded Northern Iowa, putting the Waves into the second round for the first time since 2011.
In WCC play, Loyola Marymount and San Diego won five set thrillers. #1 BYU took care of business by sweeping Gonzaga. In Malibu, Pepperdine swept San Francisco.
Lyndie Haddock-Eppich surpassed 3,000 career assists as #1 BYU won against a record Portland crowd.
The Pepperdine women’s volleyball team returns to Malibu this week to host Santa Clara and San Francisco in a pair of West Coast Conference matches on Thursday and Saturday respectively.
Home action begins on Friday in Firestone Fieldhouse, as the Pepperdine women’s volleyball team hosts Idaho, North Texas and CSUN for the 21st-annual Asics Classic throughout the weekend.
Both Cal Poly and Pittsburgh entered the final match of Day 1 at the Pitt Panther Challenge with a win under their belts, but in the end, it was the home side that came out 2-0.
According to our research, 37 Division I indoor volleyball players participated in a second sport in 2017-18. Several were award winners in their second sports.
VolleyMob first, second and third team All-America honors recognize the top three teams from courts 1 through 5. UCLA’s Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (Court 1), Lily Justine/Sarah Sponcil (Court 2), Izzy Carey/Megan Muret (Court 5), Hawaii’s Carly Kan/Laurel Weaver (Court 3) and Pepperdine’s Skylar Caputo/Alexis Filippone (Court 4) make up the first team.
The top four seeds moved on in the winner’s bracket, dropping just one pairing of the 13 played to completion….