Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
No. 7 Ohio State edged No. 17 Penn State on the road in five sets with help from 10 aces,…
Princeton won its third straight, toppling No. 11 Penn State in five sets after facing eight match-point attempts in Set…
The top 10 teams held rank on Friday night with No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 2 Hawaii, No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Ohio State and No. 10 UC Santa Barbara picking up wins.
After falling behind 2-0 in the match, No. 6 Loyola utilized the home court advantage and rallied to win three straight to take a five setter from No. 4 Ohio State on Saturday night.
#9 Lewis made quick work of #4 Ohio State Thursday night in Neil Carey Arena.
The No. 9 Lewis Flyers took out No. 4 Ohio State with help from a 21 kill night by outside hitter Ryan Coenen and an all-around statistical win, while No. 19 Concordia downed No. 13 Grand Canyon with a balanced offensive attack, including three double-digit kill efforts, to highlight Thursday play.
An onslaught of offense and tough serving made for an easy day for the Buckeyes in an hour and 18 minute sweep on Sunday, marking the team’s eighth-straight win.
Results from Wednesday night included #18 CUI’s first-ever MPSF win, a sweep at home by #7 Ohio State, and a four-set victory for (RV) Charleston in a non-conference match.
#7 Ohio State made quick work of #12 IPFW Saturday night in St. John Arena, sweeping the ‘Dons.