This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are UNI’s Karlie Taylor, Illinois State’s Courtney Pence and Bradley’s Hannah Thompson.
UNI continued its impressive streak to 9 wins in a row. The Panthers are perfect in Missouri Valley Conference play (9-0) and stand at 15-6 overall. Illinois State stayed in 2nd at 7-1 with a sweep of Loyola Saturday.
Loyola Maryland freshman libero Katie Forsythe averaged 8.15 digs per set, posted three straight 30-plus dig matches, set a school record and made good on all 50 of her serve reception chances en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Drake beat Indiana State in four sets while (RV) Northern Illinois swept Illinois to stay undefeated in the Missouri Valley Conference.
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are UNI’s Karlie Taylor, UNI’s Kendyl Sorge and Missouri State’s Amelia Flynn.
Northern Iowa won its fifth-straight match, all in Missouri Valley play, to claim the top spot in the league standings…
Valparaiso won its 10th straight match while Northern Iowa, Loyola and Drake also picked up wins in the Missouri Valley Conference Monday night.
RV Northern Iowa got off to a strong start in Missouri Valley Conference play, notching a sweep of Drake on the road Friday night. The Panthers hit .216 and had 3 contribute double-figure kill totals to secure the victory.
The No. 6 Fighting Illini opened their home season with a sweep of Northern Iowa to stay perfect at 9-0. Meanwhile, the Panthers and Creighton each topped Lipscomb in sweeps to round out Day 1 of the tournament.
All-American Taylor Mims led the Cougars to defeat Northern Iowa for the second time this weekend.