Behind the return of Nia Reed, Penn State spikes up the rankings into the top five.
Jada Burse led the way for the KU attack as they withstood a Texas comeback to score the upset and claim first in the Big 12.
South Dakota’s Hayley Dotseth joined the elite ranks of the 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club. Dotseth was one of 12 players to notch her 1,000th kill, while five players joined the 1,000-dig club on Week 7.
The best Pitt team in at least 30 years, the 2018 squad is 17-0. The program’s previous best start was 13-0 in 1975: the program’s 2nd year in existence.
Oregon was the biggest mover of the week, climbing six spots to No. 14 after knocking off #17 UCLA and #12 USC. Arizona State claimed the No. 25 spot, its first ranking since being tabbed as No. 24 in the Nov. 16, 2015 poll.
Oregon hops back up into the top 15 after an impressive bounce-back week.
Saturday belonged to the home teams in the Big 12 as TCU handed Texas Tech its first loss, Kansas upset No. 22 Baylor and No. 6 Texas swept Iowa State to stay atop the conference standings.
Stanford ranks #1 in the first RPI ratings of 2018, while undefeated BYU, the only team to beat Stanford, ranks #2.
Texas is off to as good of a start as they could ask in their race to win another Big 12 title.
Texas outside hitter Micaya White, Kansas middle blocker Rachel Langs and TCU outside hitter élan McCall were tabbed as the…