Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
The Colorado State volleyball team extended its winning streak to eight consecutive matches with a 3-1 victory over Wyoming in a Border War battle on Tuesday night.
San Diego State is on a roll, notching its 5th win in a row Thursday night against New Mexico. Despite possessing a 6-14 record overall, the Aztecs have gone 4-3 since beginning conference action. Fresno State, Colorado State, Wyoming, San Jose State and Fresno State also played their way to conference wins.
South Dakota’s Hayley Dotseth joined the elite ranks of the 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club. Dotseth was one of 12 players to notch her 1,000th kill, while five players joined the 1,000-dig club on Week 7.
The Mountain West race heated up Thursday night as it took 5 sets to solve 3 of 5 matchups. Fresno State stays undefeated in conference play with a sweep of Utah State, while UNLV downed San Jose State in 4 sets.
Colorado State beat San Diego State in four sets to remain in first in the Mountain West while Boise State swept Nevada, and Fresno State and Utah State picked up four set victories Thursday night.
Iowa extended its win streak to 6-straight matches, going 3-0 to claim the Cyclone Classic team title. The Hawkeyes enter the Big Ten slate with an 8-3 mark.
Syracuse outlasted Wyoming in 5, while Iowa registered its first road win at Iowa State since 1997. The Hawkeyes and Cyclones met as part of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk series.
#21 Colorado State tightened their grip on first place in the Mountain West Conference with a 3-1 victory over second-place Wyoming Tuesday night.
#23 Missouri State sweeps Wyoming in the second match of the Pepperdine Asics Classic.