Ranked programs played their way to victories Sunday in Bubly Invitational finale action. #7 USC swept past Louisville, while #3 Florida notched a 4-set victory over UCF.
After handing No. 3 Florida a four-set home loss, No. 7 USC looked to be in the driver’s seat for the Bubly Invitational title, but nobody told UCF that. The Knights posted their first win over a ranked foe since 2011, also a win over the Trojans.
Louisville started the Bubly Invitational with an sweep of UCF, but it was the nightcap between No. 7 USC and No. 3 Florida that lived up to the hype with the Trojans pulling up the road upset in four sets.
Senior outside hitter Kaiulani Ahuna averaged 6.67 kills and 3.67 digs per set, while hitting at a .364 clip and also adding five blocks en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week and Big West Player of the Week honors as UC Riverside went 2-1.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s first weekly volleyball honors of 2018 with UCF’s McKenna Melville and Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita taking top honors on offense and defense.
The 2017-18 Gatorade State High School Players of the Year have been announced for all 50 states, including the District of Columbia.
Today is a big day for a number of prospective collegiate volleyball athletes, as it is the first day players can sign their early period National Letters of Intent for their programs in the NCAA.
The Minnesota high school girl’s volleyball state tournament has commenced, crowing champions. The state tournament took place from November 10-12…