The top four seeds of the MIVA Conference faced off in semifinal matches Wednesday night with Ohio State and Loyola moving on to battle it out for the championship and the league’s automatic NCAA berth on Saturday.
The top four seeds held home court Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the MIVA Tournament with all four matches…
#12 Ball State upset #5 Ohio State in five sets on Saturday night to finish MIVA regular season play.
Home court advantage brought No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 13 Ball State the final push they needed in five-set wins Friday night. No. 7 Hawaii cruised at home, snapping a four-match skid, while No. 11 Cal State Northridge held home court in a four-setter.
Sweeps were the order of the night on Saturday as No. 4 UC Irvine, No. 5 Loyola Chicago and No….
Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
The Ball State Cardinals finished off a season sweep of instate rival Fort Wayne, following Wednesday’s five set road victory with a home sweep Saturday that saw them win every statistical category.
No. 7 Pepperdine and No. 13 Ball State swept their foes on the road, while No. 6 BYU scored an upset of No. 3 BYU to win their ninth straight late Saturday night.
Match Stats #12 Ball State def. UC San Diego 3-0, (25-23, 25-19, 25-19) Ball State improves to 15-6 UC San…