Northern Iowa came out strong against Omaha to take the match in four sets. Defense was primal in the match between Northern Iowa and Omaha, as the Panthers led 83-79 in digs while the Mavericks led 10-8 in blocks.
The visiting Northern Iowa Panthers defeated cross-state rival Iowa State before a crowd of 2,968 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.
(RV) Northern Iowa swept Rutgers behind a stifling defense that held Rutgers to a .073 hitting percentage.
1,971 fans turned out at the McCleod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa to watch Heather Hook and the Panthers defeat Northern Illinois in straight sets.
Nine aces and a trio of double-digit kill efforts lifted No. 6 Creighton (AVCA 7) to a sweep of Northern Iowa and the Bluejay Invitational title via tiebreaker.
UNI shocked the volleyball world by taking down #18 ranked USC in four sets after the Trojans just made their way into the top-25.
Northern Iowa was able to come away with an upset over #18 Missouri with a run to end the fifth set.