Following the upset of former #4 Minnesota, Oregon still has
Stanford plays host to the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge featuring Minnesota, Penn State and Oregon.
After facing two Top 5 teams on opening weekend, No. 18 Oregon earned its first victory of the season against instate foe Portland State. The Ducks denied the Vikings a reward for their 100 mile trip down I-5, issuing a loss via sweep, including 13 aces, nine by Brooke Van Sickle.
Megan Miller (left) and Jazz Sweet (right) celebrate a point in the Huskers’ 3-0 win over Oregon.
Freshman Katarina Luketic had a strong collegiate debut, leading the Longhorns in their season opener.
Stanford looks to claim the Pac-12 title once again in 2018.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Illinois comes in at #11, right on the fringe of the top 10, to lead a group of Pac-12 schools in the #11-15 range.
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).
Illinois has six starters back and should be ready to compete with the best the Big Ten has to offer; Way-Too-Early VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (#11-15).