Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
After spending the bulk of the 2018 season ranked No. 1 in the country, BYU volleyball swept the West Coast Conference major individual honors and placed five student-athletes on the All-WCC first team.
In WCC play, Loyola Marymount and San Diego won five set thrillers. #1 BYU took care of business by sweeping Gonzaga. In Malibu, Pepperdine swept San Francisco.
Lyndie Haddock-Eppich surpassed 3,000 career assists as #1 BYU won against a record Portland crowd.
#1 BYU, San Diego, Portland, and Saint Mary’s all picked up conference sweeps Saturday afternoon. Pacific picked up a four set win over San Francisco in WCC play.
Top-ranked BYU, Pepperdine and San Diego each registered wins in straight sets over their West Coast Conference opponent Saturday afternoon to remain the top 3 in league standings.
One of just six undefeated teams remaining in Division I volleyball, the Portland Pilot haven’t done anything flashy to get there and have tried to ignore the hype. They simply have kept focused on where they are, not ahead or behind, and on each individual’s role in that process.