The top four seeds of the MIVA Conference faced off in semifinal matches Wednesday night with Ohio State and Loyola moving on to battle it out for the championship and the league’s automatic NCAA berth on Saturday.
Frenchman Nicolas Szerszen is now just 4 kills from Ohio State’s career record in the category.
The top four seeds held home court Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the MIVA Tournament with all four matches…
#12 Ball State upset #5 Ohio State in five sets on Saturday night to finish MIVA regular season play.
Harvard held on to fend off Princeton in five sets and keep its EIVA playoff hosting hopes alive, while Ohio…
Ohio State hit at a stellar .455 clip as a team, making just eight errors on the night, in a road sweep of Fort Wayne to claim its third straight MIVA title and the top seed in the league’s postseason tournament.
#8 Ohio State exacted revenge on #9 Lewis with a sweep Saturday night.
Harvard edged past No. 17 Penn State in five sets, while Stanford held home court against No. 15 Concordia-Irvine in four. Other winners on Saturday night were No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Ohio State, No. 14 Fort Wayne and No. 16 George Mason.
Sacred Heart bested No. 20 Saint Francis; Stanford knocked off No. 12 Grand Canyon in five sets; No. 18 McKendree toppled No. 9 Lewis; No. 16 Concordia Irvine edged past No. 2 BYU in five sets; and No. 8 Ohio State posted a four-set win over No. 6 Loyola to highlight Thursday’s slate of upsets.
No. 13 Grand Canyon held on for a four-set home win over No. 15 Concordia Irvine with a strong block and efficient hitting to highlight Friday night action. Other winners were No. 8 Ohio State, No. 16 George Mason, No. 18 McKendree, Barton (RV) and Harvard.