Saturday Roundup: 8 Sweeps, 3 Seeds Fall, Michigan Wins Marathon vs. Pitt
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.
BYU Hits .410, Jones-Perry Downs 20 Kills in Second Round Sweep of Utah
Fifty-four team kills led No. 4 seed BYU to a dominating 3-0 match win (25-16, 25-21, 25-18) over in-state rival Utah on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, advancing to its seventh Sweet 16.
Pac-12 Names Plummer, Lazaro, Gray, Hentz as 2018’s Best
Stanford junior outside hitter Kathryn Plummer was voted the Pac-12 Volleyball Player of the Year for the second-straight year, while teammates Jenna Gray and Morgan Hentz were tabbed as Setter and Libero of the Year and USC’s Raquel Lazaro was selected as Freshman of the Year.
#17 Washington State Opens Road Slate with a Sweep of Utah
#17 Washington State collected a road sweep of (RV) Utah in Salt Lake City Wednesday night.
Utah Outlasts Oregon State for 2nd Pac-12 Win
It was a battle from start to finish when Utah and Oregon State faced Thursday night in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Utes outperformed the Beavers in attack percentage (.268 to .203) and on the block (15 to 9) to key the win.
Pac-12: #19 Oregon Stuns #21 UCLA, #2 Stanford Stays Undefeated
19th-ranked Oregon claimed its first-ever sweep of 21st-ranked UCLA in Los Angeles, Calif., and the first overall since 2014 to get back on track this week. 2nd-ranked Stanford kept its perfect Pac-12 start going with a 4-set win over Utah, which received votes this week.
Pac-12 Volleyball: State of Arizona Shows Out Friday Night
Victories by Arizona and Arizona State highlighted Pac-12 action Friday night, as the Wildcats outlasted 14th-ranked Oregon in 5 and the Sun Devils swept RV Oregon State for its 2nd conference win since 2016.
Still Perfect: #1 BYU Moves to 9-0 with Sweep of #25 Utah
Match Stats #1 BYU def. #25 Utah 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-17) BYU moves to 9-0; Utah falls to 7-3 Attendance:…
3 Takeaways from the Montana Invitational – Utah’s Title & More
The six- match tournament brought a mixed bag of results, but Utah came away with the trophy posting a 3-0 record, all in sweeps.
#11 Utah Sweeps & Purdue Advances In Four; Salt Lake City Pod (Rd. 1)
The first two matches of the Salt Lake City pod are complete, with #11 Utah and Purdue advancing.