No. 11 Illinois started opening day with a sweep of UNC Wilmington and closed out a 2-0 effort in Fort Collins, Colorado, by outlasting homestanding Colorado State (RV) in five sets.
Nebraska hosts Florida and the VERT Challenge in one of seven top 25 clashes on opening day.
As 2018 approaches, here is a look at the both the active career leaders and those set to join the 1,000 kill club, 1,000 dig club and 500 block club in the coming weeks.
Minnesota is one of three teams in the top tier for Big Ten favorites, as the league should be brutal once again.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Colorado State volleyball is aiming to help fans conquer two cravings at once, for fast food and for good volleyball, teaming up with McDonalds locations in the Fort Collins or Windsor area to give away tickets to its Aug. 24 match vs. Illinois.
Illinois comes in at #11, right on the fringe of the top 10, to lead a group of Pac-12 schools in the #11-15 range.
Mikaela Foecke was a unanimous choice on the All-Big Ten Preseason Team as Nebraska is the conference favorite heading into the year.
Former Pacific middle blocker Ashlyn Fleming is headed to Illinois via transfer for 2018.
Illinois senior setter Jourdyn Poulter talked with NCAA’s Andy Katz about the upcoming season and more.