#5 Loyola made quick work of #8 Lewis to take sole possession of first place in the MIVA.
Ball State continued its role as giant killer on its first homestand in nearly a month, following Friday’s upset of No. 8 Lewis with a four-set win over No. 5 Loyola. No. 19 Stanford pulled off a road upset, besting No. 10 Grand Canyon in four sets.
Collin Mahan’s big performance spearheaded the Loyola Chicago attack which was enough to slip by Fort Wayne in five.
Ball State and McKendree scored upsets on Friday night, each holding their home court for victories. The Cardinals swept No. 8 Lewis, while the Bearcats held on to top No. 17 UC San Diego in four sets.
Upsets were not in the cards on Saturday as No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 5 Loyola Chicago, No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis and No. 10 Penn State all picked up sweeps.
No. 19 Concordia-Irvine rallied from down 2-0 to score a five-set home win over No. 17 UC San Diego, while…
Vote getter Ball State provided the upset of the evening with a four-set road win over No. 12 St. Francis…
Home court advantage and high powered offenses ruled the day on Saturday afternoon as No. 6 Loyola, No. 10 Lewis, Barton and Mount Olive all notched victories hitting .283 or better as a team.
Collin Mahan spearheaded an electric #6 Loyola Chicago attack to a 3-1 win over #8 CSUN.
#6 Loyola Chicago overcame #11 UCSB in a four-set battle.