NIVC Quarterfinals Set After Friday Action
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.
NIVC Day 1 Features Seven Five-Setters
Seven of the eight host institutions won, including two in five-sets on night one of the NIVC Tournament. In total, seven of the 16 matches went the distance.
Five AAC Teams Enter November on Heels of Weekend Sweeps
American Athletic Conference volleyball teams will begin their November slates on Thursday, as home teams went 11-1 through the final weekend of October.
AAC: #25 UCF Avoids Upset from Houston; (RV) Cinci, USF, Tulane, Tulsa, WSU Win
#25 UCF escaped a huge upset from Houston to stay atop the AAC standings.
Thompson, Pingel Garner AAC Player of the Week Nods
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors for the week ending on October 14: Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson and UCF’s Jordan Pingel.
Tulsa Survives Five Set Marathon Against Wichita State
Tulsa stunned Wichita State in five sets to give Shockers their first loss in the American Conference.
American: 3 Teams Stay Unbeaten Sunday, Move Atop League at 2-0
Following week 1 of AAC action, Tulsa, Wichita State and SMU remain undefeated at 2-0 in conference action. USF and UConn earned their first conference victories Sunday afternoon.
Wichita State Outlasts Tulane in 5
Wichita State emerged the victor, 3-2, in an all-out American Athletic Conference-opening matchup with Tulane. Youth sustained the Shockers, as freshman Megan Taflinger tallied career-highs with 17 kills and 13 digs to key the win.
#8 BYU Fends Off Comeback, Upends #1 Stanford in 5; (RV) Wichita State Downs WVU
Roni Jones-Perry was magnificent as #8 BYU fended off a charge by #1 Stanford to win in five sets.
Wichita State Outlasts VCU in 5
The Commodores outperformed the Shockers in attack percentage and blocks, however Wichita State registered more kills, assists and digs, in the 5-set victory.