The higher seeds, UC Irvine and CSU Northridge, won their respective quarterfinal matches in the inaugural Big West Tournament. Both move on to the semifinals Friday evening.
UC Irvine comes out on top with a sweep on senior night.
No. 1 Long Beach State’s bid to run the table on the 2018 season was cut short Saturday evening as…
Roy McFarland had a career-high in kills as #12 UCSB downed #4 UC Irvine on senior night to put a wrench in their at-large hopes.
#9 Hawai’i won for the first time at #11 UCSB since 2010 with a quick sweep of the Gauchos Friday night.
MATCH STATS #1 Long Beach State def. #10 UC Santa Barbara 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 25-14, 25-20) Long Beach State moves…
The 49ers hit at a .390 clip and committed just six hitting errors on the night, as four players turned in seven or more kills, in a sweep of UC Santa Barbara.
No. 17 Fort Wayne pulled the lone upset late Saturday night, besting No. 12 Concordia Irvine, while UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara and Cal State Northridge also notched sweeps with hot offensive efforts.
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.