Five of the six Lewis hitters with a kill to their credit hit at a .308 or better clip, including four at .500 better, in a road sweep of Fort Wayne on Saturday.
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.
No. 19 Concordia-Irvine rallied from down 2-0 to score a five-set home win over No. 17 UC San Diego, while…
Lewis found their way to a three-set sweep over USC this past week, helping Ryan Coenen to the AVCA DI-II Player of the Week honor for his efforts in the game.
A strong effort as his team’s court director planted UCLA’s Micah Ma’a firmly as our VolleyMob Player of the Week. The junior setter averaged 12.1 assists and 1.3 digs per set, while guiding his team to a .441 hitting percentage in wins over Princeton and UC Irvine.
The Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association has announced the weekly award winners for the period of January 29-February 4.
No. 15 Fort Wayne continued to gain respect in the national spotlight as the newly ranked squad posted a four-set road win over No. 12 Saint Francis on Friday. Also coming out with wins were No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Grand Canyon and No. 10 Penn State.
Ohio State redshirt freshman opposite posted big numbers against Saint Francis and Penn State, averaged 5.83 kills and 1.00 digs per set, while hitting .452 in the sweeps, en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week nods.
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.