USC Upsets Pepperdine in MPSF Quarterfinals; UCLA, Concordia Win
Blocks were key in lifting No. 3 UCLA and No. 14 Concordia Irvine to MPSF quarterfinal sweeps on Saturday night. No. 20 USC meanwhile pulled the lone upset of the night, besting No. 8 Pepperdine in four sets with help from 19 Gianluca Grasso putaways.
Knipe Earns 300th Win with LBSU; UC Irvine, Hawaii Earn Big West Wins
Everything went according to rankings in the late Friday matches, but that is not to say there were not some…
Nine Seniors Honored In #12 GCU’s Win Over #6 (NAIA) Benedictine-Mesa
On senior night in Antelope Gym, #12 Grand Canyon knocked off in-state foe Benedictine-Mesa, who is ranked #6 in the most recent NAIA poll.
UCLA, Northridge Sweep; BYU Tops USC in Four Late Saturday
Standout offensive efforts from UCLA’s Christian Hessenauer, Northridge’s Arvis Greene and BYU’s Brendan Sander lifted their respective squads to Top 20 victories on Saturday night.
Dominant Offense Lifts #2 UCLA to Road Sweep of #9 GCU
UCLA extended its win streak to six matches with a stellar offensive output on the road against No. 9 GCU. The Bruins hit at a season-high .494 clip, marking their fifth straight effort over .400, in the victory.
USC Snaps 7 Match Losing Streak, Ohio State, Grand Canyon Win In 5
February 8 saw a lot of hard-fought five-set matches along with a few high-powered sweeps across the country.
#9 Grand Canyon Overcomes 2-Set Hole To Claim MPSF Opener vs. #14 Pepperdine
#9 Grand Canyon overcame a two-set hole to down #14 Pepperdine in both team’s MPSF opener.
Ball State Edges #12 Saint Francis; Loyola, Ohio State, GCU Also Win
Vote getter Ball State provided the upset of the evening with a four-set road win over No. 12 St. Francis…
#4 UC Irvine Hits .438 in Five-Set Comeback Win over #13 Grand Canyon
A balanced offensive attack, featuring six players with five or more kills, and a .438 team hitting effort helped No. 4 UC Irvine rally for a five-set win over homestanding Grand Canyon on Saturday evening.
Hawai’i, Lindenwood Remain Undefeated; UC Irvine Bests Pepperdine
Hawai’i and Lindenwood both ended the Grow the Game Challenge at 3-0 with victories on Sunday, defeating No. 14 Grand…