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.
Top-ranked BYU, San Diego and Loyola Marymount swept past their opponents, while Pepperdine won its 8th-straight against San Francisco in 4 sets Thursday night in West Coast Conference action.
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.
Top-ranked BYU continued its unbeaten streak to 12-straight matches with a sweep of Saint Mary’s, while Loyola Marymount handed RV Portland its second-straight loss in 5 sets.
BYU rolled through Pacific while Portland was upended by Pepperdine to now sit as the lone unbeaten in the WCC.
Oregon State, which received votes in VolleyMob’s latest power rankings release, and 10th-ranked USC both turned in undefeated weekend resumes at the SDSU/USD Tournament held in San Diego, Calif., this past weekend.
No. 21 San Diego won easily, with help from 11 blocks in a Friday sweep, while the Vols countered with a four-set win on Saturday, putting up 13 stuffs and outhitting USD .283 to .222.
Mac May, Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week, helped lead the Bruins to victory on Sunday.
No. 22 San Diego registered its first win of the season Saturday, and it was a big one. The Toreros upset No. 13 Baylor in 4-sets to get into the win column.