Overall, the Big 12 has challenged itself against the nation’s best in the non-conference slate, which makes its collective 70-32 (.686) pre-conference mark deceiving.
Kansas State’s Kylee Zumach and Gloria Mutiri were tabbed as Big 12 Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week respectively, while West Virginia’s Katie Demeo garnered Defensive Player of the Week nods for Week 4.
The finale of Gopher Fall Classic was cancelled due to unplayable conditions inside Maturi Pavilion.
Senior outside hitter Kaiulani Ahuna averaged 6.67 kills and 3.67 digs per set, while hitting at a .364 clip and also adding five blocks en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week and Big West Player of the Week honors as UC Riverside went 2-1.
After dodging a shot from Mother Nature and Hurricane Lane, Kansas State and Hawaii got down to the business of volleyball with one match each on Saturday and Sunday. The Wildcats won both via sweep.
Once again, Texas goes into a season as the favorites in the Big 12.
The Texas A&M women lost a 3-2 match to TCU, but they got some positive signs from the many new faces that will adorn Reed Arena this season.
Micaya White is the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year as she leads a list filled with Burnt Orange.
Baylor has now won their sixth-straight Big 12 match and second-straight over Kansas State with the four-set victory over the Wildcats.
Georgetown’s Alyssa Sinnette was the most recent addition to the 1,000 kill club, joining the group on Sunday. She was the second Hoya to reach the milestone on Week 12 alongside Symone Speech.