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.
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson picked up her second career Player of the Year nod, while teammate Jade Tingelhoff was tabbed as American Athletic Conference Setter of the Year. UCF’s McKenna Melville earned Freshman of the Year acclaim, while Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita was named Libero of the Year.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors – Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson and UConn’s Elizabeth Kline.
UCF’s McKenna Melville earned fourth weekly conference honor, while SMU’s Montana Watts collected her second American Athletic Conference award.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors: UCF outside hitter McKenna Melville and USF middle blocker Clara Payne.
#25 UCF escaped a huge upset from Houston to stay atop the AAC standings.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors for the week ending on September 30: Cincinnati’s Maria Mallon and Tulsa’s Taylor Horsfall.
Tulsa stunned Wichita State in five sets to give Shockers their first loss in the American Conference.
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.
3rd-ranked Wisconsin played its way to a Marquette Invitational title with wins over 17th-ranked Marquette, 3-0, and Illinois State, 3-1. Marquette recovered from its loss in straight sets to the Badgers with a pair of sweeps of their own Saturday against Tulsa and Illinois State.