VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Week 16): Oregon Ends In The Top 10
Oregon pulled off maybe the upset of the tournament in downing Minnesota to finish the year in the VolleyMob Top 10.
Big Ten Tabs Seliger-Swenson, White, Poulter, Parker as 2018 Individual Award Winners
Minnesota’s Samantha Seliger-Swenson was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and Co-Setter of the Year, while Penn State’s Kendall White was tabbed Defensive Player of the Year. Illinois’ Jordyn Poulter also garnered Co-Settter of the Year nods, while Penn State’s Jonni Parker earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors.
Big Ten: Favorites Rule Friday Night Action
Favored teams claimed Big Ten victories on Friday night. 4th-ranked Penn State, 3rd-ranked Minnesota, 6th-ranked Wisconsin and 21st-ranked Purdue all secured wins to continue their win streaks.
Big Ten: Buckeyes Sweep Spartans; #14 Michigan Rallies to Win in Four
Ohio State swept Michigan State on a day where it honored Cancer survivors; #14 Michigan overcame a sluggish start to knock off Maryland in four sets.
Michigan Hits the Road to Face Ohio State, Maryland
The Michigan volleyball team (15-2, 4-2 B1G) will kick off this weekend a four-match road swing with contests at Ohio State and Maryland.
Michigan Trio, Minnesota Duo Snag Big Ten Week 7 Honors
Michigan’s Carly Skjodt, Jenna Lerg and MacKenzie Welsh and Minnesota’s Samantha Seliger-Swenson and Adanna Rollins earn Big Ten weekly honors.
Hawkeyes Come Up Clutch in Fifth; #12 Penn State Sweeps Michigan
#24 Iowa survives Northwestern in five sets while #12 Penn State picks up a huge win at #16 Michigan Sunday afternoon.
#5 Nebraska Ends Unbeaten Streak for #19 Michigan
5th-ranked Nebraska put a stop to 19th-ranked Michigan’s perfect season Friday night, downing the Wolverines in 4 sets in Big Ten-opening action. The Huskers posted a .314 attack percentage and a dominant 14 blocks to earn the victory.
Big Ten Rewind: A Look at the League Heading into Conference Play
The Big Ten could make a case for being the best league in the nation with a strong 83 percent winning percentage (127-26), seven teams among the VolleyMob Top 25 and three undefeated teams, but the conference is still largely untested.
Michigan Has Yet to Drop a Set this Season
Michigan swept Valparaiso on Tuesday night behind a career-high .571 clip from senior, Carly Skjodt.