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.
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.
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.
Xavier’s Laura Grossman and Marquette’s Martha Konovodoff take this week’s BIG EAST volleyball Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week honors. Villanova’s Clare Delaplane was tabbed as Freshman of the Week for the third time.
10th-ranked Creighton remains alone atop Big East standings, earning its 8th-straight victory in 4 sets over Villanova Saturday.
#17 Marquette edged closer to the top of the Big East standings with a sweep of Butler; DePaul picked up a four set win over Xavier to wrap up its five-match home stand.
Allie Barber led an efficient and powerful Marquette offense to a sweep of Xavier.
Marquette’s Allie Barber takes home her third BIG EAST Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week award this season, while St. John’s Amanda Sanabia garners her second Defensive Player of the Week honor in a row. Butler’s Melody Davidson earned the first certificate for the Bulldogs this season, earning the Freshman of the Week honor.
Big East Conference Roundup Sept. 28-29, 2018 Creighton picked up two victories, including a comeback win over Butler in five…
13th-ranked Creighton came out on top against 17th-ranked Marquette in straight sets, while Providence outlasted DePaul in 5 sets. Following Big East opening week, Creighton and Georgetown remain undefeated, 2-0.