Seven Big Ten volleyball teams were selected to the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. League teams account for five of the top eight seeded teams.
Minnesota’s Samantha Seliger-Swenson was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and Co-Setter of the Year, while Penn State’s Kendall White was tabbed Defensive Player of the Year. Illinois’ Jordyn Poulter also garnered Co-Settter of the Year nods, while Penn State’s Jonni Parker earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors.
Tennessee hops into the top 16 behind a big win over Florida to emphatically end their regular season.
There aren’t plenty of key matchups remaining as teams vie for conference placings and NCAA Tournament seedings and berths.
Illinois’ Ali Bastianelli, Penn State’s Jonni Parker and Wisconsin’s Syndey Hilley earn weekly honors from the Big Ten Conference.
With an injury at the top and a 14th ranked win for Stanford, the Cardinal make the jump back to where they began the year.
Student-athletes from all over the country declared their commitments to play collegiate volleyball by signing national letters of intent during the first day of the NCAA signing period on Wednesday.
Washington jumps back into solid footing inside the top 20 with their fourth straight victory.
Conference play continues this week with all 14 schools in action, including Nebraska at Iowa live on BTN on Wednesday.
The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball selection committee revealed its Top 10 teams through Oct. 31 in a Sunday announcement, with seven coming from the current RPI Top 10 and five hailing from the Big Ten Conference.