Seven Big Ten volleyball teams were selected to the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. League teams account for five of the top eight seeded teams.
Minnesota’s Samantha Seliger-Swenson was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and Co-Setter of the Year, while Penn State’s Kendall White was tabbed Defensive Player of the Year. Illinois’ Jordyn Poulter also garnered Co-Settter of the Year nods, while Penn State’s Jonni Parker earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors.
Michigan’s Paige Jones, Carly Skjodt and MacKenzi Welsh, Nebraska’s Mikaela Foecke and Lauren Stivrins, and Penn State’s Kendall White earn Big Ten weekly honors.
Tennessee hops into the top 16 behind a big win over Florida to emphatically end their regular season.
With an injury at the top and a 14th ranked win for Stanford, the Cardinal make the jump back to where they began the year.
Student-athletes from all over the country declared their commitments to play collegiate volleyball by signing national letters of intent during the first day of the NCAA signing period on Wednesday.
Baylor’s Shelly Fanning was a force at the net both offensively and defensively in wins over Iowa State and Kansas State en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Nebraska’s Mikaela Foecke and Maryland’s Allegra Rivas each earn third Big Ten honor of 2018 as offensive and defensive player of the week respectively. Wisconsin’s Sydney Hilley and Nebraska’s Nicklin Hames grab second honors of the year.
Washington jumps back into solid footing inside the top 20 with their fourth straight victory.
Conference play continues this week with all 14 schools in action, including Nebraska at Iowa live on BTN on Wednesday.