The quarterfinals for the Women’s NIVC are set after eight contests on Friday, including five set wins by Portland and UNLV. Action resumes Wednesday, Dec. 5.
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.
Lyndie Haddock-Eppich surpassed 3,000 career assists as #1 BYU won against a record Portland crowd.
Top-ranked BYU, Pepperdine and San Diego each registered wins in straight sets over their West Coast Conference opponent Saturday afternoon to remain the top 3 in league standings.
#1 BYU, San Diego, and Portland all picked up road wins Thursday night while Saint Mary’s swept Gonzaga at home.
Gonzaga highlighted WCC play with a five-set win over Santa Clara. Elsewhere, Pepperdine won in four while Portland and Loyola Marymount earned sweeps.
#1 BYU, Pepperdine, San Diego, and Loyola Marymount all pick up sweeps Saturday afternoon.
One of just six undefeated teams remaining in Division I volleyball, the Portland Pilot haven’t done anything flashy to get there and have tried to ignore the hype. They simply have kept focused on where they are, not ahead or behind, and on each individual’s role in that process.
RV Portland, 1 of 7 remaining undefeated volleyball programs in NCAA Division I, and 13th-ranked Washington put up 3-0 marks at the Boise State Classic to close out nonconference action over the weekend.