Louisville started the Bubly Invitational with an sweep of UCF, but it was the nightcap between No. 7 USC and No. 3 Florida that lived up to the hype with the Trojans pulling up the road upset in four sets.
A 2017 NCAA Championship rematch on day one of the 2018 season? That’s exactly what you get this year folks, along with some other great matchups. Here are the ones to watch opening weekend.
Carli Snyder was the epitome of turning things around as the her big fourth and fifth sets led #2 Florida to a huge comeback and 3-2 win over USC to reach the Final Four.
Khalia Lanier knocked down 20 kills to combine with a strong serve as #10 USC swept #7 Minnesota for a spot in the Regional Final.
The Florida Gators play host to the Gainesville Regional Semifinals and Finals this weekend with one of four teams heading to the Final Four.
USC advances to face Minnesota in regional semifinals.
Check out our breakdown of all four pods in the Gainesville regional that includes team bios and pod predictions.
No. 14 USC (20-7, 12-4 Pac-12) takes a five-match winning streak into pivotal Pac-12 road contests this week at No. 4 Stanford (22-3, 15-1) and California (13-14, 4-12).
USC fought through four sets to take down Utah for their fourth straight win while Utah has fallen five times in their past six matches.
Khalia Lanier had a team-high 16 kills to help #13 USC defeat the Arizona Wildcats in a five-set thriller.