UNI, which remains unbeaten in MVC action and sits 7-0 in league play for the second-straight season, takes on Southern Illinois, while Valparaiso and Illinois State, which both check in at 5-1, face off on Friday night.
Loyola Maryland freshman libero Katie Forsythe averaged 8.15 digs per set, posted three straight 30-plus dig matches, set a school record and made good on all 50 of her serve reception chances en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
UNI holds a one game lead over Valparaiso and Illinois State after the third week of Missouri Valley league play. The Panthers are in action Monday night against Evansville.
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are UNI’s Karlie Taylor, UNI’s Kendyl Sorge and Missouri State’s Amelia Flynn.
Northern Iowa remained perfect in Missouri Valley play with a four-set win over Bradley on Saturday as senior libero Kendyl Sorge reached the 2,000-dig milestone. Sorge is just the third UNI player to reach the plateau and the eighth active Division I player to do so.
Northern Iowa won its fifth-straight match, all in Missouri Valley play, to claim the top spot in the league standings…
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are UNI’s Piper Thomas, Bradley’s Yavianliz Rosado, and Missouri State’s Chloe Rear.
Entering the second weekend of MVC action, five teams remain perfect in league play. Valparaiso is off to the program’s best start at 16-2, 3-0 MVC and has won 10-straight matches
The Panthers begin the Missouri Valley Conference’s double round-robin slate Friday at Drake prior to a home match Monday against Indiana State.
Oregon State appears in the VolleyMob Top 25 for the first time in 2018, giving the Pac-12 eight ranked teams.