The quarterfinals for the Women’s NIVC are set after eight contests on Friday, including five set wins by Portland and UNLV. Action resumes Wednesday, Dec. 5.
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are UNI’s Piper Thomas, Valparaiso’s Rylee Cookerly and Bradley’s Hannah Thompson.
UNI continued its impressive streak to 9 wins in a row. The Panthers are perfect in Missouri Valley Conference play (9-0) and stand at 15-6 overall. Illinois State stayed in 2nd at 7-1 with a sweep of Loyola Saturday.
Six players joined the 1,000 kill club and six more registered their 1,000th dig on Week 6. Five players are approaching the even more elite 1,000-kill, 1,000-dig club.
Valparaiso won its 10th straight match while Northern Iowa, Loyola and Drake also picked up wins in the Missouri Valley Conference Monday night.
Minnesota’s Stephanie Samedy and Wisconsin’s Dana Rettke earn unanimous votes into the 2017 VolleyMob Freshmen Team.
The AVCA has formally announced their selections for Division I Region Players of the Year from the 10 different regions around the nation.
#3 seed Illinois State and #5 seed Indiana State advance to the semifinals tomorrow; Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Recap (Day 1/Round 1)
#25 Missouri State extended their winning streak to 18 matches in a sweep on the road at Valparaiso Friday night.
(RV) Missouri State completed their second-straight undefeated October with a four-set victory over Valparaiso.