Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
Courtesy: Big West Conference Back-to-back Big West Conference champions Cal Poly secured at least a share of all three top…
UCSB’s Lindsey Ruddins collected her fifth Big West Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week award this season, while Hawaii’s Reyn Akiu collected her third Big West Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player nod. The Gauchos’ Olivia Lovenberg picked up her third Freshman Player of the Week award.
13th-ranked Cal Poly made history Saturday, downing Long Beach State in 4 sets to secure its best start in program history at 19-1. The Mustangs have not lost a Big West matchup since 2016, boasting a program record 25 conference win streak.
15th-ranked Cal Poly and Hawaii are still perfect against Big West Conference competition after Saturday sweeps. UC Davis was also victorious, recovering from an 0-2 deficit to outlast UC Santa Barbara in 5 sets.
15th-ranked Cal Poly and Hawaii swept past their opponents Friday night to stay undefeated in the Big West Conference slate. UC Irvine also notched a win in straight sets, while UC Santa Barbara was victorious in 4.
For the second straight September, the UC Santa Barbara has garnered a sweep of the Big West Athlete of the Week awards with Lindsey Ruddins, Emilia Petrachi and Olivia Lovenberg being honored by the conference.
UC Riverside’s Kaiulani Ahuna’s record breaking efforts earned her Big West Player of the Week honors to headline the league’s list of volleyball honorees.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – UC Santa Barbara women’s volleyball head coach Nicole Lantagne Welch announced the Gauchos’ 2018 schedule on Tuesday afternoon, featuring 28 matches around the country against challenging competition.
UC Santa Barbara head women’s volleyball coach Nicole Lantagne Welch on Saturday unveiled the program’s recruiting class for the 2018 season, featuring seven decorated and accomplished players from around the country.