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.
Northern Iowa has landed a commitment from class of 2019 DS/L Payton Ahrenstorff.
In its first ranked match of the season, No. 24 Washington State stunned No. 14 Northern Iowa, 3-1, inside the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Cougars were dominant on the block, notching 17 to the Panther’s 5.5.
It was a battle every step of the way, but Iowa State prevailed over 14th-ranked Northern Iowa, 3-0, in a front of a sellout crowd in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
No. 20 Northern Iowa knocked off its second Top 20 foe of the weekend, taking out No. 8 Kentucky, but it was No. 10 USC that came through the Trojan Invitational with a perfect 3-0 record and the title.
Taylor Louis of Iowa has more career kills than anyone returning to D-I women’s NCAA volleyball in 2018.
No. 7 seeded Minnesota dominated the net both offensively and defensively in a four-set win over Northern Iowa to advance to their eighth Sweet 16 in the last nine years.
Check out our breakdown of all four pods in the Gainesville regional that includes team bios and pod predictions.
#25 Missouri State swept the (RV) Northern Iowa Panthers on Saturday afternoon to win the MVC tournament.
Piper Thomas (pictured) or Northern Iowa posted 28 kills and 10 blocks as the Panthers move on to face #25 Missouri State in the MVC Tournament finals tomorrow.