Arvis Greene led the front for CSUN in their sweep of Hawaii.
Cal State Northridge earned its first Big West win and coach Jeff Campbell his 300th win by sweeping No. 3 Hawaii. Also picking up key Big West victories were No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 5 UC Irvine, while No. 2 BYU and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed MPSF wins.
#2 Hawaii was the more efficient and balanced team as they swept #15 Penn State on the night.
Hawaii showed a strong serve and offense in a sweep of fellow top-10 opponent Lewis.
No. 12 Concordia Irvine snapped a three-match losing streak by grabbing a four-set home upset of No. 4 Loyola to highlight Thursday night action. No. 3 UC Irvine won via sweep at home, while No. 5 BYU edged out No. 15 Penn State in a five-setter in Honolulu.
It was a short night for the top two teams in the country with No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 2 Hawaii making quick work of their foes in sweeps. The victory moves the 49ers to 16-0, marking the program’s best start since 1992.
#3 Hawai’i made quick work of #12 Concordia-Irvine, sweeping the Eagles in just under 90 minutes.
Hawaii’s Stijn van Tilburg averaged 6.00 kills and 1.50 digs per set, while hitting .418 in a pair of matches against No. 5 UC Irvine en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Concordia Irvine capitalized on a big week to jump into the top 12; VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings (Week 9).
Karl Apfelbach’s 24 kills led #5 UC Irvine to a four-set win at #3 Hawai’i Sunday night.