UCF’s Melville, SMU’s Watts Earn #AAC Weekly Nods
UCF’s McKenna Melville earned fourth weekly conference honor, while SMU’s Montana Watts collected her second American Athletic Conference award.
AAC: #25 UCF Avoids Upset from Houston; (RV) Cinci, USF, Tulane, Tulsa, WSU Win
#25 UCF escaped a huge upset from Houston to stay atop the AAC standings.
This Week in American Athletic Conference Action
For the first time since the start of the 2018 conference volleyball season, The American has one team leading the pack, as UCF stands alone atop the league’s standings with a 9-0 conference record halfway through conference play.
UCF’s Melville, SMU’s Watts Receive #AAC Weekly Nods
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors, naming UCF”s McKenna Melville as Offensive Player of the Week and SMU’s Montana Watts as Defensive Player of the Week.
American: 3 Teams Stay Unbeaten Sunday, Move Atop League at 2-0
Following week 1 of AAC action, Tulsa, Wichita State and SMU remain undefeated at 2-0 in conference action. USF and UConn earned their first conference victories Sunday afternoon.
Creighton Claims SMU Doubletree Classic Title
Creighton swept SMU, NC State, and Arkansas State for the title.
Creighton Goes 2-0, Kloth Reaches 1,000 Kills at SMU Classic
Creighton snapped its two-match losing skid with a pair of sweeps to open the SMU Double Tree Classic. NC State and the host Mustangs each went 1-1 on the day.
Temple’s Rapacz & Wichita State’s Civita Claim AAC Weekly Honors
Wichita State libero Giorgia Civita was joined by Temple’s Izzy Rapacz on this week’s AAC Weekly volleyball awards.
Mississippi State Wins Thriller over SMU at 27-25 in Fifth Set
The teams combined for 13 match-point chances in the final stanza, which ended in a 27-25 score in favor of the Bulldogs.