No. 21 San Diego won easily, with help from 11 blocks in a Friday sweep, while the Vols countered with a four-set win on Saturday, putting up 13 stuffs and outhitting USD .283 to .222.
East Tennesee State Bucs pulled off an amazing comeback, including a rally from down 7-0 in Set 5, to thrill the crowd of 2,016 inside Brooks Gym, and defeat Tennessee 21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 25-19, 15-12.
The Lady Vols started the Eve Rackham era with its first ranked victory since 2016, toppling Michigan State in four sets.
Florida and Kentucky should do battle at the top once again with some other sleepers to keep an eye on in the SEC.
Tennessee has made an addition to its 2018 roster via transfer with a familiar last name.
Tennessee has landed 6’3″ middle blocker Addisyn Rowe via transfer from Marshall.
Itiola was named the Women’s Volleyball Sports Scholar Athlete of the Year after a standout career at Baylor on the court, in the classroom, and in the community.
Leah Edmond is one of three Kentucky players on the Preseason All-SEC team as the Wildcats are the early pick to win the league.
Maryland is adding Under Armour All-American outside hitter Emma Schriner after she spent the spring with Tennessee.