#16 George Mason overcame match point to down (RV) Harvard in five sets and win the EIVA regular season title outright.
Harvard edged past No. 17 Penn State in five sets, while Stanford held home court against No. 15 Concordia-Irvine in four. Other winners on Saturday night were No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Ohio State, No. 14 Fort Wayne and No. 16 George Mason.
King and Mount Olive registered sweeps to stay among the top three in the Conference Carolinas standings, while No. 16…
No. 13 Grand Canyon held on for a four-set home win over No. 15 Concordia Irvine with a strong block and efficient hitting to highlight Friday night action. Other winners were No. 8 Ohio State, No. 16 George Mason, No. 18 McKendree, Barton (RV) and Harvard.
#14 CUI picked up a four-set win over EIVA member Harvard, while Charleston survived a five-setter in South Carolina against Conference Carolinas member North Greenville.
#19 USC snapped its 7-match losing streak with a hard-fought four-set win against visiting Harvard on Sunday night.
No. 17 Fort Wayne pulled the lone upset late Saturday night, besting No. 12 Concordia Irvine, while UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara and Cal State Northridge also notched sweeps with hot offensive efforts.
DIII #1 Springfield College had a huge comeback against EIVA member Harvard, knocking off the Crimson in 5. #18 Concordia-Irvine downed Hope International in 4.
Match Stats #12 USC def. Harvard 3-2, (25-16, 19-25, 25-18, 22-25, 15-8) USC improves to 9-12 Harvard falls to 6-10…
Match Stats #15 UC Santa Barbara def. Harard 3-2, (20-25, 22-25, 25-23, 33-31, 17-15) UC Santa Barbara improves to 10-11…