NIVC Day 1 Features Seven Five-Setters
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.
Thompson, Tingelhoff, Melville, Civita Earn AAC Player of the Year Awards
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson picked up her second career Player of the Year nod, while teammate Jade Tingelhoff was tabbed as American Athletic Conference Setter of the Year. UCF’s McKenna Melville earned Freshman of the Year acclaim, while Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita was named Libero of the Year.
AAC: UCF Wins 17th Straight as All 6 Home Teams Win; Walker Notches 1000th Kill
UCF moved to 11-0, increasing its lead atop the conference standings as Cincinnati fell to Tulane. The Knights captured their 17th straight win and stayed perfect at home (12-0) with a four-set victory over SMU.
AAC: #25 UCF Avoids Upset from Houston; (RV) Cinci, USF, Tulane, Tulsa, WSU Win
#25 UCF escaped a huge upset from Houston to stay atop the AAC standings.
First Place UCF, Cincinnati Meet Sunday to Wrap Up AAC Week 9 Action
UCF and Cincinnati have maintained perfect league records with 7-0 marks, sitting two matches ahead of third-place Tulsa (5-2). The top of the standings will meet on Sunday, when the Knights take on the Bearcats to wrap up Week 5 of American Athletic Conference action.
Tulsa Survives Five Set Marathon Against Wichita State
Tulsa stunned Wichita State in five sets to give Shockers their first loss in the American Conference.
American: 3 Teams Stay Unbeaten Sunday, Move Atop League at 2-0
Following week 1 of AAC action, Tulsa, Wichita State and SMU remain undefeated at 2-0 in conference action. USF and UConn earned their first conference victories Sunday afternoon.
Memphis, Tulane Kick Off Week 4 AAC Play
American Athletic Conference volleyball teams hold a .635 winning percentage against other conferences this season and are set for their final nonconference tournaments to be played this weekend.
Purdue Tops Tulsa for 3rd Sweep of the Season at Home Tournament
All 6 matches this weekend at Purdue’s home tournament were 3-0 sweeps.
#23 Boilermakers Cruise Through Opening Day
No. 23 Purdue, Tulsa roll through day one of the Purdue Reamer Club Xtra Special Volleyball Premier in West Lafayette, Ind., setting up a Saturday showdown.