Oregon pulled off maybe the upset of the tournament in downing Minnesota to finish the year in the VolleyMob Top 10.
San Diego has become the Cinderella of the tournament and now jumps into the top 25.
Saturday featured 12 matches with the winners earning a ticket to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Eight of the matches ended in sweeps, although two of those provided upsets as No. 9 Creighton and No. 11 USC fell to Washington and San Diego respectively.
With the match tied at 2, and the season on the line, the No. 18-ranked University of Michigan volleyball team pulled off a gritty win over host Pittsburgh (19-25, 25-22, 25-17, 21-25,15-9) on Saturday evening.
Washington State has a VM Top 20 showdown on their hands with Tennessee for a spot in the Sweet 16.
Top-ranked Stanford is in action to begin their title quest on night two of the first round of the NCAA DI Women’s Volleyball Tournament.
Florida State junior outside hitter Payton Caffrey has been named the 2018 ACC Volleyball Player of the Year and headlines the All-ACC Team.
Tennessee hops into the top 16 behind a big win over Florida to emphatically end their regular season.
With an injury at the top and a 14th ranked win for Stanford, the Cardinal make the jump back to where they began the year.
Pitt’s Layne Van Buskirk has been named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week, while Georgia Tech’s Mikaila Dowd and NC State’s Jade Parchment have been selected as Co-Freshmen of the Week.