No. 13 Grand Canyon held on for a four-set home win over No. 15 Concordia Irvine with a strong block and efficient hitting to highlight Friday night action. Other winners were No. 8 Ohio State, No. 16 George Mason, No. 18 McKendree, Barton (RV) and Harvard.
Princeton outlasted No. 18 McKendree in five sets on the road, but the remainder of the evening’s victors claimed home…
Cal State Northridge earned its first Big West win and coach Jeff Campbell his 300th win by sweeping No. 3 Hawaii. Also picking up key Big West victories were No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 5 UC Irvine, while No. 2 BYU and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed MPSF wins.
McKendree bested No. 18 Saint Francis at home behind a double-double by Nolan Rueter, while No. 4 Loyola swept No….
The top 10 teams held rank on Friday night with No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 2 Hawaii, No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Ohio State and No. 10 UC Santa Barbara picking up wins.
(RV) McKendree earned a four-set win over Quincy, moving to 3-1 in the MIVA. St. Andrews, an NAIA program, got its first-ever NCAA Division I/II win over Conference Carolinas member Coker.
Ball State and McKendree scored upsets on Friday night, each holding their home court for victories. The Cardinals swept No. 8 Lewis, while the Bearcats held on to top No. 17 UC San Diego in four sets.
Vote getter Ball State provided the upset of the evening with a four-set road win over No. 12 St. Francis…
Strong hitting nights lifted No. 8 UC Irvine, No. 11 Ball State and No. 14 USC to victories Friday night, while No. 20 UCSD overcame hitting woes with 27 kills by Tanner Syftestad.