Northern Arizona made history Friday night, knocking off 7th-ranked Florida for its first ranked win in program history. The Lumberjacks outlasted the Gators in 5 sets.
MVP Khalia Lanier and trio of true freshmen highlight Bubly Invitational action in Gainesville, Fla., over the weekend.
Ranked programs played their way to victories Sunday in Bubly Invitational finale action. #7 USC swept past Louisville, while #3 Florida notched a 4-set victory over UCF.
Louisville started the Bubly Invitational with an sweep of UCF, but it was the nightcap between No. 7 USC and No. 3 Florida that lived up to the hype with the Trojans pulling up the road upset in four sets.
Micaya White led Texas to a dramatic 3-2 win over Florida.
Florida upended Nebraska on night one but there were plenty of takeaways from the first day of action.
Florida was led by their newcomers, notably Thayer Hall and Marlie Monserez, in a road victory against defending champs Nebraska.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Texas comes in at #6, right on the cusp of the top five, in a group of teams that all made at least the Elite Eight in 2017.
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).