#9 Hawai’i won for the first time at #11 UCSB since 2010 with a quick sweep of the Gauchos Friday night.
Everything went according to rankings in the late Friday matches, but that is not to say there were not some…
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.
No. 8 Pepperdine used a strong service game and big block to issue No. 3 Hawaii its third straight loss….
Hawaii showed a strong serve and offense in a sweep of fellow top-10 opponent Lewis.
No. 12 Concordia Irvine snapped a three-match losing streak by grabbing a four-set home upset of No. 4 Loyola to highlight Thursday night action. No. 3 UC Irvine won via sweep at home, while No. 5 BYU edged out No. 15 Penn State in a five-setter in Honolulu.
It was a short night for the top two teams in the country with No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 2 Hawaii making quick work of their foes in sweeps. The victory moves the 49ers to 16-0, marking the program’s best start since 1992.
#3 Hawai’i made quick work of #12 Concordia-Irvine, sweeping the Eagles in just under 90 minutes.
#2 Hawaii put together a dominant performance to sweep #12 Concordia Irvine.
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.