Taryn Kloth helped provide a punch from the outsides of #13 Creighton in leading to a sweep of #17 Marquette.
The No. 6 Fighting Illini opened their home season with a sweep of Northern Iowa to stay perfect at 9-0. Meanwhile, the Panthers and Creighton each topped Lipscomb in sweeps to round out Day 1 of the tournament.
After piling up 40 kills, 16 digs and seven blocks and hitting over .400 for the weekend in a pair of wins over Top 10 foes, Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer takes our Week 3 Player of the Week honor.
Marquette’s Allie Barber wins BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after helping the Golden Eagles take down No. 10 USC.
Creighton defeated Wichita State in four sets, claiming The Blue Jay Invitational title.
Jaali Winters put up a monster double-double of 15 kills and 26 kills to help #14 Creighton overcome a slow start and down #24 Iowa State.
Nebraska kept its perfect series record against Creighton alive with a five-set comeback in Omaha on Thursday in front of an NCAA regular season record crowd of 14,022.
The Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge brings you two Top 10 showdowns this weekend in Stanford, Calif. No. 2 Stanford will host No. 9 Penn State on Friday and No. 4 Minnesota on Sunday.
Although they are sure to get some more company over the coming weeks, there are just six active players in the 1,000-kill/1,000 dig club with the two newest members joining the party last weekend.
Creighton snapped its two-match losing skid with a pair of sweeps to open the SMU Double Tree Classic. NC State and the host Mustangs each went 1-1 on the day.