The No. 6 Fighting Illini opened their home season with a sweep of Northern Iowa to stay perfect at 9-0. Meanwhile, the Panthers and Creighton each topped Lipscomb in sweeps to round out Day 1 of the tournament.
The Panthers travel to Champaign, Illinois, to face three tough challengers including a pair of ranked teams in Illinois and Creighton.
Northern Iowa has landed a commitment from class of 2019 DS/L Payton Ahrenstorff.
With three through five all losing, Illinois moves up to number six in the latest VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings.
Northern Iowa head coach Bobbi Petersen joined us on the VolleyMob Pod as we discuss everything going on in the NCAA women’s game this weekend.
Class of 2020 middle blocker/hitter Olivia Tjernagel has made her college choice for UNI in the Missouri Valley Conference.
After downing #1 and all three top teams losing, BYU makes a large jump to the top spot.
All-American Taylor Mims led the Cougars to defeat Northern Iowa for the second time this weekend.
Missouri Valley teams combined to post a 20-11 record during the opening weekend of the 2018 volleyball season despite playing on the road. Drake and Evansville led the pack with 3-0 marks.
UNI’s Karlie Taylor and Illinois State’s Courtney Pence made the MVC honor roll for the week as player and defensive player of the week respectively. Indiana State setter Makayla Knoblauch was named the top rookie.