The finale of Gopher Fall Classic was cancelled due to unplayable conditions inside Maturi Pavilion.
8th-ranked Minnesota righted it’s ship following tough ranked losses last weekend to then-18th-ranked Oregon and then-second ranked Stanford with a sweep of Green Bay in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night.
Stanford plays host to the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge featuring Minnesota, Penn State and Oregon.
Saturday brought two more wins for No. 4 Minnesota, leaving the team among the national ranks of the unbeaten a 5-0 and sewing up the Diet Coke Classic tournament title.
The Big Ten was the superior conference in Minneapolis this weekend as No. 2 Minnesota and No. 4 Wisconsin finished off a 4-0 effort against Florida State and North Carolina with four-set wins.
The Big Ten Conference showed out in the opening matches of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge with Minnesota and Wisconsin each registering 3-0 victories Friday.
Minnesota is one of three teams in the top tier for Big Ten favorites, as the league should be brutal once again.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Stanford ranks #1 in the VolleyMob Preseason Top 25.
Mikaela Foecke was a unanimous choice on the All-Big Ten Preseason Team as Nebraska is the conference favorite heading into the year.