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For a fifth-straight year, the No. 1 seed Creighton Bluejays have won the BIG EAST Volleyball Championship, posting an exciting four-set victory over No. 2 seed Marquette.
Marquette defeated St. John’s 3-1 to advance to its second straight Big East Tournament final, while Creighton swept Villanova to reach its seventh straight conference tournament title match.
Creighton senior Jaali Winters was named BIG EAST Player of the Year for the second major award of her career. St. John’s junior Amanda Sanabia was named Libero of the Year, while teammate Efrosini Alexakou received the Freshman of the Year award.
For the fourth time this season, Marquette’s Allie Barber, has claimed the BIG EAST Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honor. Creighton’s Madelyn Cole received the Defensive Player of the Week award for her first accolade of the season, while St. John’s Efrosini Alexakou earned her third Freshman of the Week award.
The No. 9 Creighton Volleyball team clinched at least a share of its fifth straight BIG EAST regular-season title with a 3-0 win over visiting Villanova on Sunday.
#12 Creighton rallied from two sets down to beat Xavier at home; Butler picked up a road sweep of Providence in Big East play Thursday night.
All BIG EAST volleyball teams have made it to the halfway point of the conference season, except Creighton and Providence who will play their ninth league match Thursday.
10th-ranked Creighton and Seton Hall registered Friday night sweeps, which keeps the Bluejays atop the standings with a perfect 7-0 mark. Villanova also notched a win in 4 sets to round out Big East Conference play.
Loyola Maryland freshman libero Katie Forsythe averaged 8.15 digs per set, posted three straight 30-plus dig matches, set a school record and made good on all 50 of her serve reception chances en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.