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.
Loyola hit at a .432 clip as a team, including a .471 effort in Set 2, and boasted a 49-39 lead in kills in a sweep of instate foe Lewis on Saturday, to stay atop the MIVA standings.
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.
Upsets were not in the cards on Saturday as No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 5 Loyola Chicago, No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis and No. 10 Penn State all picked up sweeps.
#1 Long Beach swept hosts #9 Lewis in men’s volleyball action Friday night.
USAV Men’s Beach Collegiate Championships Quarterfinal Wrap-Up
Duo tops group B and advances to men’s round of 16 at USAV Beach Pairs Championship.
Dillon Hoffman and Reid Dominguez from UC Irvine and UCLA’s Jackson Bantle and Hagen Smith went 2-0 on Day 1 of the Collegiate Beach Pairs Championships.
In a non-conference match up, #5 Lewis takes down Mount Olive in a three set sweep to extend their winning streak to five. The win is the seventh of the last eight matches for the Flyers.