Lindenwood outdid No. 6 Loyola in everything but aces in a four-set home upset Thursday night, snapping a five-match losing…
Lindenwood bookended the night with .400 plus hitting efforts, and outdid Loyola in hitting efficiency (.290 to .205), kills (57-51) and blocks (11-10) in a four-set upset Thursday night.
Harvard edged past No. 17 Penn State in five sets, while Stanford held home court against No. 15 Concordia-Irvine in four. Other winners on Saturday night were No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Ohio State, No. 14 Fort Wayne and No. 16 George Mason.
Sacred Heart bested No. 20 Saint Francis; Stanford knocked off No. 12 Grand Canyon in five sets; No. 18 McKendree toppled No. 9 Lewis; No. 16 Concordia Irvine edged past No. 2 BYU in five sets; and No. 8 Ohio State posted a four-set win over No. 6 Loyola to highlight Thursday’s slate of upsets.
Sweeps were the order of the night on Saturday as No. 4 UC Irvine, No. 5 Loyola Chicago and No….
Princeton outlasted No. 18 McKendree in five sets on the road, but the remainder of the evening’s victors claimed home…
Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
Loyola hit at a .432 clip as a team, including a .471 effort in Set 2, and boasted a 49-39 lead in kills in a sweep of instate foe Lewis on Saturday, to stay atop the MIVA standings.
McKendree bested No. 18 Saint Francis at home behind a double-double by Nolan Rueter, while No. 4 Loyola swept No….
#5 Loyola made quick work of #8 Lewis to take sole possession of first place in the MIVA.