Baylor showing they can contend with Texas in the Big 12 was one of several takeaways from week three.
BYU took out #5 USC and Syracuse on the same day while #22 Marquette upended #5 USC at home in the night cap.
In a year that appears to be wide open at the top, BYU stakes their claim.
Roni Jones-Perry was magnificent as #8 BYU fended off a charge by #1 Stanford to win in five sets.
Taylen Ballard, pictured left, is starting the 2018 season on the mend as BYU looks to fill the void at the opposite position.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Stanford ranks #1 in the VolleyMob Preseason Top 25.
The 6’7″ sophomore Hamson injured her knee. She is also on BYU’s basketball team, where she led the NCAA in blocks last season.
BYU women’s volleyball head coach Heather Olmstead joins VolleyMob for a Q&A previewing the season.
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).