The quarterfinals for the Women’s NIVC are set after eight contests on Friday, including five set wins by Portland and UNLV. Action resumes Wednesday, Dec. 5.
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.
#1 BYU, San Diego, Portland, and Saint Mary’s all picked up conference sweeps Saturday afternoon. Pacific picked up a four set win over San Francisco in WCC play.
Top-ranked BYU continued its unbeaten streak to 12-straight matches with a sweep of Saint Mary’s, while Loyola Marymount handed RV Portland its second-straight loss in 5 sets.
One of just six undefeated teams remaining in Division I volleyball, the Portland Pilot haven’t done anything flashy to get there and have tried to ignore the hype. They simply have kept focused on where they are, not ahead or behind, and on each individual’s role in that process.
Portland extended its program-best start to 8-0 with a 5 set victory at Hawaii and Idaho rebounded with a 4 set win over San Diego State at the Outrigger Volleyball Challenge inside Stan Sheriff Center Friday.
Portland and Hawaii each registered victories in Outrigger Volleyball Challenge action Thursday, setting up an exciting Friday matchup between the two. It will mark the first all-time meeting between the programs.