Saturday featured 12 matches with the winners earning a ticket to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Eight of the matches ended in sweeps, although two of those provided upsets as No. 9 Creighton and No. 11 USC fell to Washington and San Diego respectively.
San Diego took down No. 17 USC in straight sets, 3-0, on Saturday evening at the Galen Center in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the NCAA Regional Semifinals for the first time since 2013.
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.
#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.
#1 BYU, Pepperdine, San Diego, and Loyola Marymount all pick up sweeps Saturday afternoon.
BYU continues to show why it is the top team nationally with a dominant performance against Pepperdine to earn the sweep Tuesday night in WCC play. Pacific also notched a sweep over Santa Clara, while San Diego and Saint Mary’s turned in 4-set victories.
Kara Bajema led #14 Washington in kills for the second consecutive night against #21 San Diego.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Cal Poly kicks off the 2018 VolleyMob Preseason Top 25 as they look for an encore to their strong 2017 campaign.