Ball State and McKendree scored upsets on Friday night, each holding their home court for victories. The Cardinals swept No. 8 Lewis, while the Bearcats held on to top No. 17 UC San Diego in four sets.
UCLA leads the nation in kills and assists per set and boasts the nation’s most efficient hitter in Daenan Gyimah according to the Week 6 NCAA statistical rankings.
No. 19 Concordia-Irvine rallied from down 2-0 to score a five-set home win over No. 17 UC San Diego, while…
National kills per set leader Tanner Syftestad was hampered with an illness in UCSD’s four set loss to #6 BYU.
UC San Diego senior opposite Tanner Syftestad became the sixth player in school history to notch 1,000 kills, doing so amidst a 17-putaway effort in a four-set loss to Stanford on Saturday.
Lewis’ Tyler Mitchem is now the nation’s most efficient hitter with a .512 clip, taking over the top spot occupied by Loyola’s Jeff Jendryk week 4. Long Beach State continues to lead the nation in the category with a .415 team effort.
#17 UCSD improved to 7-2 for the first time in the program’s 30-year history in a sweep of Princeton Wednesday night in La Jolla.
Loyola’s Jeff Jendryk is the most efficient player in the nation, while UC San Diego’s Tanner Syfestad has a lock on the most kills and points per set. Long Beach State is the national leader in team hitting and hitting defense.
Ohio State redshirt freshman opposite posted big numbers against Saint Francis and Penn State, averaged 5.83 kills and 1.00 digs per set, while hitting .452 in the sweeps, en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week nods.
MATCH STATS #12 Grand Canyon def. #16 UC San Diego 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-17, 25-22) Grand Canyon moves to 7-2;…