Colorado State’s Katie Oleksak has been named MW Player of the Year, while Boise State’s Morgan Hughes and Jessica Donahue have been named MW Newcomer of the Year and Freshman of the Year, respectively. Colorado State’s Tom Hilbert earned MW Coach of the Year honors.
The Mountain West race heated up Thursday night as it took 5 sets to solve 3 of 5 matchups. Fresno State stays undefeated in conference play with a sweep of Utah State, while UNLV downed San Jose State in 4 sets.
Colorado State beat San Diego State in four sets to remain in first in the Mountain West while Boise State swept Nevada, and Fresno State and Utah State picked up four set victories Thursday night.
RV Portland, 1 of 7 remaining undefeated volleyball programs in NCAA Division I, and 13th-ranked Washington put up 3-0 marks at the Boise State Classic to close out nonconference action over the weekend.
Washington was much more balanced than Boise State as the 13th ranked Huskies earned the road sweep.
Four Rams had double-digit kills and three registered double-digit digs as #22 Colorado State won the battle for Mountain West supremacy in a five-set thriller.
Boise State won its fourth straight match and moved to 3-0 in Mountain West play with a 17 block effort in a 3-1 road win over New Mexico on Thursday.
The CNT won 25-15, 25-15, 25-13 behind an 18-point effort by the University of Washington’s Courtney Schwan.