The No. 9 Lewis Flyers took out No. 4 Ohio State with help from a 21 kill night by outside hitter Ryan Coenen and an all-around statistical win, while No. 19 Concordia downed No. 13 Grand Canyon with a balanced offensive attack, including three double-digit kill efforts, to highlight Thursday play.
Senior opposite Robert Poole averaged 4.44 kills and 3.11 digs per set, while hitting .359 as Mount Olive swept Coker, Belmont Abbey and Queens (NC) en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week and Conference Carolinas Player of the Week accolades.
An onslaught of offense and tough serving made for an easy day for the Buckeyes in an hour and 18 minute sweep on Sunday, marking the team’s eighth-straight win.
Results from Wednesday night included #18 CUI’s first-ever MPSF win, a sweep at home by #7 Ohio State, and a four-set victory for (RV) Charleston in a non-conference match.
#7 Ohio State made quick work of #12 IPFW Saturday night in St. John Arena, sweeping the ‘Dons.
February 8 saw a lot of hard-fought five-set matches along with a few high-powered sweeps across the country.
Ohio State head coach Pete Hanson says a three-peat is in the conversation for the Buckeyes, but that his team won’t judge success in 2018 on wins and losses.
Vote getter Ball State provided the upset of the evening with a four-set road win over No. 12 St. Francis…
No. 15 Fort Wayne continued to gain respect in the national spotlight as the newly ranked squad posted a four-set road win over No. 12 Saint Francis on Friday. Also coming out with wins were No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Grand Canyon and No. 10 Penn State.
#7 Ohio State made quick work of #9 Penn State behind a .480 team hitting percentage.